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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 A.O.I.C.
Below 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
5,808 1,827 957 871 827 1,326 692 115 6 153 113 306
16 to 17 years 549 18 5 10 18 498 31 0 0 0 0 31
18 to 64 years 4,242 1,533 247 851 788 822 656 114 3 152 113 274
    18 to 24 years 1,038 106 15 197 209 510 231 16 0 46 29 139
    25 to 34 years 892 197 17 299 223 156 183 29 0 53 34 68
    35 to 54 years 1,550 777 47 297 292 137 186 48 0 47 28 62
    55 to 64 years 761 453 167 58 63 19 56 21 3 7 21 5
65 years and over 1,018 276 706 10 22 5 5 1 3 1 1 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
2,376 735 338 160 480 663 241 36 1 15 60 129
16 to 17 years 284 9 0 3 9 263 14 0 0 0 0 14
18 to 64 years 1,758 642 94 157 465 400 226 35 1 15 59 115
    18 to 24 years 491 55 5 45 133 253 93 0 0 0 22 71
    25 to 34 years 334 102 6 32 125 70 65 11 0 8 19 27
    35 to 54 years 613 293 21 67 164 68 52 18 0 5 15 14
    55 to 64 years 320 192 63 13 44 8 16 6 1 2 4 3
65 years and over 334 84 243 0 6 0 1 1 0 0 1 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
3,432 1,092 620 711 347 663 451 79 5 138 53 177
16 to 17 years 264 9 4 7 9 235 18 0 0 0 0 18
18 to 64 years 2,484 891 153 694 323 422 430 79 2 137 53 159
    18 to 24 years 547 51 11 153 76 257 138 16 0 46 8 68
    25 to 34 years 558 95 12 267 99 85 119 18 0 44 15 41
    35 to 54 years 937 485 26 230 128 69 133 30 0 41 13 49
    55 to 64 years 441 261 105 45 20 11 41 15 2 5 17 2
65 years and over 684 192 462 10 15 5 4 0 3 1 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
4,790 1,551 251 861 806 1,321 687 114 3 152 113 306
In families (2) 3,294 841 148 711 541 1,052 464 71 1 137 70 185
      Householder 1,282 426 63 441 235 117 275 54 0 106 34 81
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
2,329 460 58 590 377 844 388 58 0 124 53 153
      Householder 987 280 19 396 203 88 244 45 0 98 30 71
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,008 161 23 375 173 276 218 34 0 88 25 70
      Householder 509 93 3 267 101 45 156 29 0 73 14 40
In married-couple families (11) 816 185 83 215 131 201 102 21 1 25 12 42
      Husbands (11) 224 78 33 28 60 26 34 14 1 5 7 7
      Wives (11) 332 81 42 169 22 19 41 5 0 19 5 12
      Related children (18) 210 21 6 15 36 131 23 0 0 2 0 22
      Other 49 6 2 3 13 26 4 3 0 0 0 1
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
562 84 23 182 102 170 88 16 0 25 12 35
      Husbands (11) 132 37 8 21 47 18 26 8 0 5 7 5
      Wives (11) 222 34 8 145 20 15 37 5 0 19 5 8
      Related children (18) 167 12 4 13 23 116 22 0 0 2 0 21
      Other 41 2 2 3 13 21 4 3 0 0 0 1
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
285 31 7 123 48 75 40 5 0 17 5 14
      Husbands (11) 62 13 0 13 25 11 10 1 0 2 4 2
      Wives (11) 136 13 3 103 8 8 19 1 0 13 1 4
      Related children (18) 59 5 2 4 11 37 8 0 0 2 0 6
      Other 27 0 2 3 4 18 4 3 0 0 0 1
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
349 118 8 42 90 91 38 2 0 5 17 13
      Householder 160 55 5 29 51 21 22 2 0 5 8 7
      Other 189 62 3 14 40 70 15 0 0 0 9 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
174 46 0 21 53 54 26 2 0 5 12 7
      Householder 99 31 0 17 41 10 16 2 0 5 6 2
      Related children (18) 37 1 0 1 2 33 8 0 0 0 4 4
      Other 38 14 0 3 10 11 1 0 0 0 1 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
70 15 0 14 32 10 14 2 0 0 8 3
      Householder 49 6 0 14 27 2 8 2 0 0 3 2
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 4 1
      Other 18 8 0 0 4 5 1 0 0 0 1 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,129 538 57 455 320 759 324 47 0 106 41 130
      Householder 859 296 23 316 144 80 215 43 0 89 15 68
      Other 1,270 242 34 138 176 679 109 4 0 18 25 62
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,592 329 36 387 222 619 274 40 0 93 29 111
      Householder 724 212 12 299 132 69 194 36 0 81 13 63
      Related children (18) 672 65 4 52 66 485 67 3 0 6 14 45
      Other 196 52 19 35 24 65 13 1 0 7 2 3
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
653 115 15 237 93 191 164 26 0 72 12 54
      Householder 372 69 3 199 62 38 134 25 0 66 8 35
      Related children (18) 196 18 0 29 18 131 21 0 0 1 2 17
      Other 85 29 12 10 13 22 9 1 0 5 2 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
26 1 0 13 3 8 3 0 0 2 1 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,470 709 103 137 261 261 220 43 2 13 42 120
      Male 701 316 41 38 171 134 111 16 0 5 22 67
        Householder 407 216 32 16 86 57 70 11 0 0 14 45
      Female 769 393 62 99 89 127 109 27 2 8 19 53
        Householder 540 335 55 33 61 56 71 18 2 3 15 32

Poverty Footnotes

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