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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
Black alone
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
4,489 1,399 603 734 722 1,031 497 70 4 122 81 220
16 to 17 years 424 18 4 9 18 375 22 0 0 0 0 22
18 to 64 years 3,433 1,207 164 719 691 650 470 69 1 122 80 198
    18 to 24 years 847 94 11 167 177 397 171 12 0 44 21 94
    25 to 34 years 746 154 10 245 207 131 130 18 0 42 18 52
    35 to 54 years 1,277 622 33 257 257 107 133 29 0 31 24 49
    55 to 64 years 563 337 110 50 50 15 36 11 1 5 16 3
65 years and over 633 174 435 6 13 5 4 1 3 0 1 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
1,794 551 210 128 408 498 157 20 1 13 42 81
16 to 17 years 207 9 0 3 9 186 8 0 0 0 0 8
18 to 64 years 1,385 490 63 125 396 312 148 19 1 13 42 73
    18 to 24 years 391 49 5 31 107 199 58 0 0 0 15 42
    25 to 34 years 272 78 2 24 112 56 41 4 0 7 10 19
    35 to 54 years 495 230 16 57 142 50 39 11 0 4 13 11
    55 to 64 years 226 132 40 13 35 7 11 3 1 2 3 1
65 years and over 202 52 147 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
2,695 849 394 606 314 533 340 50 3 109 39 139
16 to 17 years 217 9 4 6 9 189 15 0 0 0 0 15
18 to 64 years 2,048 718 101 594 296 339 322 50 0 109 39 125
    18 to 24 years 455 45 7 136 70 198 114 12 0 44 6 52
    25 to 34 years 474 76 7 221 95 75 90 14 0 35 8 33
    35 to 54 years 782 392 17 200 115 57 94 17 0 26 12 38
    55 to 64 years 336 205 70 37 16 8 25 7 0 3 13 2
65 years and over 431 122 288 6 10 5 3 0 3 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
3,856 1,225 168 728 709 1,026 492 69 1 122 80 220
In families (2) 2,558 626 98 590 463 780 335 48 1 108 53 125
      Householder 1,063 322 46 386 212 96 217 36 0 87 25 69
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
1,853 364 36 501 333 618 291 43 0 97 40 112
      Householder 833 215 15 346 188 70 201 33 0 82 22 65
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
839 129 16 319 152 224 169 25 0 74 13 56
      Householder 445 70 3 234 96 41 129 20 0 64 7 38
In married-couple families (11) 549 116 57 162 94 120 62 15 1 16 11 19
      Husbands (11) 157 48 23 23 44 20 24 9 1 4 6 3
      Wives (11) 229 49 28 126 18 8 26 3 0 12 5 5
      Related children (18) 135 20 4 12 24 77 11 0 0 0 0 11
      Other 27 0 2 1 8 15 3 3 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
391 62 14 137 83 94 56 11 0 16 11 18
      Husbands (11) 97 25 5 16 37 14 19 5 0 4 6 3
      Wives (11) 161 25 5 110 16 5 26 3 0 12 5 5
      Related children (18) 110 12 2 10 22 64 9 0 0 0 0 9
      Other 23 0 2 1 8 11 3 3 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
217 25 6 95 40 51 26 4 0 11 3 7
      Husbands (11) 54 11 0 10 24 11 7 0 0 2 2 2
      Wives (11) 102 10 2 80 6 5 14 1 0 9 1 2
      Related children (18) 48 5 2 4 11 27 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 13 0 2 1 0 9 3 3 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
296 96 7 41 83 69 21 0 0 5 11 5
      Householder 139 45 4 27 48 16 14 0 0 5 6 2
      Other 157 51 3 14 35 54 7 0 0 0 5 2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
145 35 0 20 47 44 14 0 0 5 6 3
      Householder 82 23 0 16 39 5 12 0 0 5 4 2
      Related children (18) 32 0 0 1 2 29 1 0 0 0 0 1
      Other 31 12 0 3 6 10 1 0 0 0 1 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
59 13 0 13 25 8 5 0 0 0 2 3
      Householder 43 5 0 12 25 0 3 0 0 0 1 2
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1
      Other 13 8 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,712 414 35 387 286 591 252 33 0 87 31 101
      Householder 745 234 19 286 136 71 174 28 0 73 10 62
      Other 968 180 16 101 150 520 77 4 0 14 21 39
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,317 267 22 344 203 481 221 31 0 76 24 90
      Householder 635 169 9 271 126 59 163 27 0 68 9 59
      Related children (18) 539 54 2 46 58 378 49 3 0 3 13 30
      Other 144 43 10 27 19 44 10 1 0 5 2 2
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
563 90 10 212 86 165 138 21 0 63 8 46
      Householder 334 53 3 180 61 37 116 19 0 59 4 33
      Related children (18) 165 13 0 26 14 111 16 0 0 1 2 13
      Other 63 24 7 6 10 16 6 1 0 3 2 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
24 1 0 11 3 8 3 0 0 2 1 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,274 598 70 127 242 238 154 21 0 12 26 95
      Male 602 263 28 36 160 115 85 7 0 4 17 57
        Householder 333 174 19 15 76 50 56 7 0 0 8 41
      Female 672 335 42 91 82 122 69 15 0 8 9 38
        Householder 463 284 39 33 54 53 47 13 0 3 8 24

Poverty Footnotes

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