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Annual Social and Economic (ASEC) Supplement


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POV24: Reason For Not Working or Reason For Spending Time Out of The Labor Force -- Poverty Status of People Who Did Not Work or Who Spent Time Out of the Labor Force: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

(Numbers in thousands)

  Did not work last year (16) Worked last year, spent time out of the labor force (16)
Reason Reason
Total Ill or disabled Retired Home or family reasons Could not find work School or other Total Ill or disabled Retired Home or family reasons Could not find work School or other
White A.O.I.C.
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
13,129 3,336 2,767 2,830 1,443 2,751 2,342 315 49 568 413 995
16 to 17 years 864 23 3 45 10 783 65 1 0 1 3 59
18 to 64 years 9,864 2,946 846 2,728 1,399 1,946 2,217 304 29 563 396 926
    18 to 24 years 2,266 151 31 520 296 1,267 809 35 1 154 84 535
    25 to 34 years 2,015 304 40 945 332 394 638 81 0 209 118 229
    35 to 54 years 3,809 1,680 163 1,099 617 251 585 132 7 165 154 128
    55 to 64 years 1,774 810 613 164 153 34 185 56 22 34 40 34
65 years and over 2,401 368 1,918 58 35 22 60 10 20 4 15 10

Male
 
      Total (17)
4,941 1,444 966 316 904 1,311 929 139 20 69 259 443
16 to 17 years 400 13 0 8 6 373 34 1 0 0 3 30
18 to 64 years 3,819 1,314 387 307 879 932 870 129 16 69 246 411
    18 to 24 years 910 61 18 38 194 599 309 13 0 20 45 232
    25 to 34 years 625 131 14 92 201 187 232 33 0 20 80 100
    35 to 54 years 1,488 766 55 151 391 125 251 61 5 26 94 65
    55 to 64 years 795 356 300 26 93 21 78 22 11 3 27 14
65 years and over 722 117 579 1 19 6 25 8 5 0 10 2

Female
 
      Total (17)
8,188 1,892 1,802 2,514 539 1,440 1,412 177 29 500 155 553
16 to 17 years 464 11 3 37 3 409 31 0 0 1 0 29
18 to 64 years 6,045 1,631 459 2,420 520 1,014 1,347 174 13 494 150 515
    18 to 24 years 1,356 90 13 482 103 669 500 22 1 134 39 303
    25 to 34 years 1,390 173 26 853 131 206 406 49 0 190 38 129
    35 to 54 years 2,321 914 108 948 226 126 334 71 2 139 60 63
    55 to 64 years 979 454 313 138 60 13 107 34 11 30 12 20
65 years and over 1,679 250 1,339 56 16 17 34 2 15 4 5 8

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
10,728 2,969 849 2,773 1,408 2,729 2,282 305 29 564 399 985
In families (2) 6,531 1,502 490 2,145 734 1,661 1,192 148 19 349 248 429
      Householder 2,740 820 248 1,080 338 254 699 111 9 259 126 195
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
4,594 841 113 1,842 471 1,327 917 117 2 317 172 310
      Householder 1,974 518 52 956 251 197 577 96 2 245 90 144
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
2,379 331 58 1,265 246 479 597 60 0 241 111 185
      Householder 1,128 185 25 680 135 103 389 47 0 185 58 99
In married-couple families (11) 3,520 727 380 1,362 336 715 520 58 19 128 137 178
      Husbands (11) 882 344 166 108 180 85 209 28 10 16 79 76
      Wives (11) 1,751 264 186 1,155 85 62 215 20 9 110 31 46
      Related children (18) 738 84 13 57 55 530 83 9 0 1 25 49
      Other 148 35 15 43 16 39 12 2 0 1 3 7
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
2,368 359 66 1,162 198 583 358 35 2 109 95 116
      Husbands (11) 442 167 25 78 115 56 147 20 2 12 60 54
      Wives (11) 1,196 105 16 997 39 37 143 9 0 95 19 19
      Related children (18) 593 57 11 44 28 454 57 4 0 1 13 38
      Other 137 30 13 43 16 36 12 2 0 1 3 6
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,316 158 35 794 90 239 244 25 0 87 60 72
      Husbands (11) 220 70 8 48 51 42 102 14 0 10 40 38
      Wives (11) 768 42 10 684 13 19 109 9 0 75 12 14
      Related children (18) 221 25 4 27 17 148 22 2 0 0 6 14
      Other 107 21 12 34 8 31 11 1 0 1 3 6
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
619 162 45 98 120 194 108 8 0 12 41 47
      Householder 297 111 21 27 81 57 57 8 0 7 24 18
      Other 322 51 24 71 39 137 51 0 0 5 17 29
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
386 94 17 69 72 135 75 8 0 10 19 38
      Householder 191 76 9 14 55 37 44 8 0 7 14 15
      Related children (18) 112 5 2 17 4 84 18 0 0 1 2 14
      Other 83 13 7 37 12 13 14 0 0 2 3 9
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
141 31 5 37 43 25 42 1 0 8 10 24
      Householder 76 20 3 9 36 8 26 1 0 6 8 11
      Related children (18) 18 2 0 4 0 12 5 0 0 1 0 4
      Other 47 9 2 24 7 5 11 0 0 1 2 9
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,392 613 64 685 278 752 565 81 0 210 69 204
      Householder 1,228 394 33 537 132 131 405 73 0 190 41 102
      Other 1,164 219 31 147 146 621 160 8 0 20 28 103
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,840 388 30 611 201 610 485 74 0 198 58 156
      Householder 1,049 298 15 503 121 113 380 68 0 184 35 93
      Related children (18) 609 48 3 65 48 445 77 3 0 10 9 55
      Other 182 42 13 43 33 52 28 3 0 4 14 8
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
922 141 18 435 113 215 311 34 0 146 41 89
      Householder 596 101 8 355 70 61 250 30 0 135 24 61
      Related children (18) 210 14 1 46 20 129 38 2 0 9 5 23
      Other 116 26 9 33 23 24 23 3 0 3 12 5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
134 17 1 65 19 31 49 7 0 27 5 10
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,063 1,449 358 563 656 1,036 1,041 151 10 187 146 546
      Male 1,821 650 160 103 422 486 471 83 6 40 95 247
        Householder 958 428 109 29 208 184 244 54 6 24 50 111
      Female 2,242 800 198 460 234 551 570 68 5 147 51 299
        Householder 1,116 585 154 84 94 200 260 47 5 53 21 135

Poverty Footnotes

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