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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
All races
Below 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
25,320 6,613 6,054 4,708 2,716 5,229 4,099 531 101 953 756 1,758
16 to 17 years 1,810 46 10 70 38 1,646 123 4 0 2 3 114
18 to 64 years 17,735 5,632 1,442 4,504 2,608 3,549 3,865 507 52 940 737 1,629
    18 to 24 years 4,042 303 50 848 589 2,251 1,375 56 1 242 165 912
    25 to 34 years 3,586 584 85 1,546 652 720 1,054 125 0 328 199 402
    35 to 54 years 6,663 3,019 262 1,808 1,076 497 1,091 231 9 300 285 265
    55 to 64 years 3,444 1,725 1,045 302 291 81 346 95 43 71 88 49
65 years and over 5,775 935 4,602 134 70 34 111 20 48 11 17 16

Male
 
      Total (17)
9,791 2,848 2,083 591 1,689 2,580 1,681 230 39 122 471 820
16 to 17 years 864 25 0 11 22 806 67 4 0 0 3 60
18 to 64 years 7,118 2,523 617 576 1,636 1,766 1,577 215 29 122 457 756
    18 to 24 years 1,763 139 27 110 388 1,098 566 16 0 27 96 427
    25 to 34 years 1,205 272 34 146 390 364 417 47 0 45 138 187
    35 to 54 years 2,655 1,360 97 278 666 255 446 108 7 34 174 123
    55 to 64 years 1,495 752 459 42 193 49 148 43 22 15 49 19
65 years and over 1,809 300 1,466 4 31 8 37 12 10 0 11 4

Female
 
      Total (17)
15,529 3,764 3,971 4,118 1,027 2,649 2,418 301 62 831 285 939
16 to 17 years 946 20 9 59 17 840 55 0 0 2 0 54
18 to 64 years 10,617 3,108 825 3,929 971 1,783 2,288 293 24 819 280 873
    18 to 24 years 2,279 164 23 738 201 1,153 809 40 1 215 68 485
    25 to 34 years 2,381 312 51 1,400 262 356 637 78 0 282 61 216
    35 to 54 years 4,008 1,659 165 1,531 410 243 645 123 2 266 111 142
    55 to 64 years 1,948 973 586 260 98 32 198 52 21 56 39 30
65 years and over 3,966 636 3,136 130 38 26 75 8 38 11 6 12

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
19,545 5,677 1,452 4,574 2,646 5,195 3,988 511 52 942 740 1,743
In families (2) 12,773 2,995 871 3,737 1,602 3,568 2,317 287 32 677 461 858
      Householder 4,956 1,548 426 1,833 684 465 1,262 196 18 456 228 364
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
8,849 1,607 220 3,137 1,031 2,854 1,804 230 8 592 334 641
      Householder 3,532 955 94 1,615 520 349 1,047 165 6 423 171 282
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
4,239 602 94 2,089 508 947 1,098 123 3 432 198 342
      Householder 1,917 322 34 1,113 263 184 682 87 2 312 100 181
In married-couple families (11) 6,199 1,295 641 2,279 648 1,334 1,034 139 31 285 233 346
      Husbands (11) 1,509 603 265 161 317 163 374 72 19 34 127 123
      Wives (11) 3,002 485 327 1,932 139 118 452 41 13 240 69 90
      Related children (18) 1,398 149 21 119 148 960 177 20 0 8 31 118
      Other 290 58 28 68 44 93 31 6 0 4 5 15
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
4,173 622 120 1,924 406 1,101 775 101 7 242 174 250
      Husbands (11) 774 286 45 122 218 102 276 53 7 27 105 86
      Wives (11) 2,035 197 32 1,652 75 79 333 30 0 204 46 53
      Related children (18) 1,113 91 18 92 72 840 138 12 0 8 18 100
      Other 251 47 25 58 40 80 27 6 0 4 5 12
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
2,254 261 51 1,304 199 439 484 57 3 186 103 134
      Husbands (11) 379 111 12 79 103 74 180 27 3 20 69 61
      Wives (11) 1,295 82 16 1,121 30 46 231 20 0 155 21 34
      Related children (18) 403 39 6 57 43 258 47 5 0 6 9 27
      Other 177 29 17 47 23 61 25 6 0 4 4 11
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,278 356 69 193 261 398 205 12 0 26 79 87
      Householder 561 200 35 67 157 101 106 12 0 15 42 37
      Other 717 156 34 126 104 297 99 0 0 11 37 50
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
733 173 22 122 147 269 132 11 0 19 44 58
      Householder 349 123 14 39 111 63 74 10 0 15 26 23
      Related children (18) 219 8 2 30 10 169 29 0 0 1 6 21
      Other 165 42 7 54 25 37 29 0 0 3 12 13
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
268 53 5 72 79 60 79 3 0 11 29 36
      Householder 140 27 3 26 65 18 47 3 0 8 17 20
      Related children (18) 40 2 0 11 0 26 12 0 0 1 4 7
      Other 88 23 2 34 14 15 20 0 0 1 8 10
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
5,297 1,343 160 1,265 693 1,835 1,077 136 1 367 149 425
      Householder 2,322 791 87 909 297 239 716 123 1 316 71 205
      Other 2,975 553 73 356 396 1,597 361 13 0 50 78 221
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,943 813 78 1,090 478 1,484 898 118 1 331 115 333
      Householder 1,915 572 35 844 263 201 659 108 1 302 58 190
      Related children (18) 1,565 132 9 139 145 1,140 190 5 0 18 37 129
      Other 463 109 34 106 69 143 48 4 0 11 19 14
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,717 288 37 713 230 448 536 62 0 236 66 172
      Householder 1,006 185 15 566 134 106 425 56 0 217 37 116
      Related children (18) 473 41 1 88 52 291 71 2 0 11 12 47
      Other 237 62 21 60 43 51 39 4 0 8 18 9
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
181 22 1 84 23 50 54 7 0 30 6 11
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
6,590 2,660 579 753 1,021 1,577 1,618 217 20 235 273 874
      Male 3,076 1,214 249 166 664 785 792 111 10 55 187 429
        Householder 1,746 844 184 57 350 311 418 74 10 26 98 209
      Female 3,514 1,446 330 587 357 793 825 105 10 180 86 444
        Householder 2,009 1,134 266 125 175 308 409 72 9 66 46 215

Poverty Footnotes

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