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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 alone, not Hispanic
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
9,020 2,564 2,284 1,476 972 1,723 1,657 233 42 415 225 743
16 to 17 years 428 15 3 19 7 383 42 1 0 0 2 38
18 to 64 years 6,666 2,270 700 1,434 939 1,324 1,572 225 24 413 216 694
    18 to 24 years 1,427 111 14 301 169 832 603 29 0 123 47 404
    25 to 34 years 1,187 229 26 441 213 278 410 54 0 145 42 169
    35 to 54 years 2,635 1,291 146 576 432 189 403 94 3 118 99 89
    55 to 64 years 1,417 638 514 115 124 26 155 48 20 28 28 32
65 years and over 1,927 280 1,581 23 26 15 44 6 18 2 7 10

Male
 
      Total (17)
3,481 1,059 791 208 595 828 619 107 19 60 118 316
16 to 17 years 213 9 0 4 5 195 18 1 0 0 2 15
18 to 64 years 2,698 970 319 203 575 630 584 99 14 60 112 299
    18 to 24 years 579 40 8 30 108 394 215 13 0 16 15 171
    25 to 34 years 410 99 8 43 126 133 130 22 0 15 22 71
    35 to 54 years 1,084 567 51 108 269 88 175 46 3 24 56 45
    55 to 64 years 624 264 252 22 71 15 64 18 11 3 19 12
65 years and over 571 80 472 1 16 3 17 6 4 0 4 2

Female
 
      Total (17)
5,538 1,506 1,493 1,268 377 895 1,038 126 23 355 107 426
16 to 17 years 215 6 3 15 2 189 24 0 0 0 0 24
18 to 64 years 3,968 1,299 380 1,230 364 694 988 126 10 353 104 395
    18 to 24 years 848 71 7 272 61 438 388 16 0 106 32 233
    25 to 34 years 777 130 17 398 86 145 280 33 0 130 20 98
    35 to 54 years 1,551 725 94 468 164 101 228 48 0 93 43 44
    55 to 64 years 793 374 262 93 53 11 92 29 10 24 9 19
65 years and over 1,355 200 1,110 22 11 12 27 0 14 2 3 8

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
7,093 2,285 703 1,453 945 1,708 1,613 226 24 413 218 732
In families (2) 3,764 1,079 389 1,014 440 843 730 95 15 236 116 268
      Householder 1,782 608 211 569 219 175 444 62 7 181 69 126
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
2,313 562 62 802 261 627 552 75 2 211 76 188
      Householder 1,173 367 31 479 160 136 367 56 2 169 49 92
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,079 210 24 535 116 194 360 39 0 161 44 116
      Householder 624 131 11 332 80 70 254 27 0 128 32 67
In married-couple families (11) 2,023 544 309 626 201 342 325 42 15 88 63 118
      Husbands (11) 665 259 143 72 118 73 130 17 8 14 39 52
      Wives (11) 985 213 157 520 53 41 145 14 7 73 17 34
      Related children (18) 329 56 6 31 24 211 48 9 0 1 7 31
      Other 43 16 2 2 6 17 2 2 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,099 235 34 475 108 246 208 26 2 71 40 70
      Husbands (11) 294 112 17 47 73 45 85 14 2 10 26 34
      Wives (11) 534 76 9 406 19 23 88 6 0 59 10 12
      Related children (18) 236 35 6 21 9 164 33 4 0 1 4 24
      Other 35 11 2 2 6 14 2 2 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
544 91 9 318 34 91 140 18 0 56 20 46
      Husbands (11) 134 46 2 28 25 33 61 9 0 8 16 27
      Wives (11) 323 27 5 274 4 14 69 6 0 47 4 12
      Related children (18) 63 11 0 14 4 34 9 2 0 0 0 7
      Other 24 8 2 2 2 10 1 1 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
359 98 34 39 76 111 53 6 0 7 16 24
      Householder 197 75 17 19 54 32 28 6 0 7 10 6
      Other 162 23 18 20 22 79 25 0 0 0 7 19
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
207 54 10 23 47 73 43 5 0 7 10 21
      Householder 120 49 5 6 39 20 26 5 0 7 8 6
      Related children (18) 65 2 2 11 2 48 10 0 0 0 2 8
      Other 22 3 3 5 6 4 7 0 0 0 0 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
63 12 4 8 28 12 25 1 0 6 4 15
      Householder 48 10 2 3 27 6 15 1 0 6 4 5
      Related children (18) 11 1 0 4 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 4 0 1 0 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 7
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,382 436 45 349 162 390 351 48 0 141 36 126
      Householder 780 294 25 290 79 92 259 41 0 129 25 65
      Other 602 143 20 58 83 298 92 7 0 12 11 61
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,008 273 17 304 106 308 301 44 0 133 26 98
      Householder 654 224 7 270 73 80 247 39 0 125 20 63
      Related children (18) 263 26 1 22 24 191 46 3 0 7 5 31
      Other 90 23 10 12 9 37 8 2 0 1 1 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
472 107 11 209 53 91 194 20 0 100 20 55
      Householder 352 84 4 185 40 38 169 16 0 93 16 44
      Related children (18) 65 5 1 18 6 37 20 2 0 6 3 10
      Other 55 18 7 7 7 17 5 2 0 1 1 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
87 12 0 40 14 22 35 4 0 20 5 7
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
3,242 1,194 314 399 492 843 848 127 9 157 98 458
      Male 1,416 510 136 76 297 396 367 66 6 35 56 204
        Householder 815 357 100 27 171 159 208 47 6 22 39 94
      Female 1,826 684 178 323 194 447 481 61 3 122 41 254
        Householder 930 488 140 66 80 157 228 42 3 48 18 117

Poverty Footnotes

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