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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 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
5,654 1,788 937 839 811 1,279 662 105 6 149 111 291
16 to 17 years 528 18 4 10 18 478 28 0 0 0 0 28
18 to 64 years 4,124 1,496 241 818 772 797 629 104 3 148 111 263
    18 to 24 years 1,006 103 15 192 204 493 218 13 0 46 29 129
    25 to 34 years 856 190 14 281 222 149 175 24 0 50 33 68
    35 to 54 years 1,511 757 47 288 283 135 181 46 0 45 28 62
    55 to 64 years 751 446 166 57 63 19 56 21 3 7 21 5
65 years and over 1,002 275 691 10 22 5 5 1 3 1 1 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
2,308 717 328 156 468 639 231 32 1 14 60 123
16 to 17 years 271 9 0 3 9 250 12 0 0 0 0 12
18 to 64 years 1,711 624 92 153 452 390 218 32 1 14 59 111
    18 to 24 years 477 52 5 45 128 248 90 0 0 0 22 68
    25 to 34 years 322 100 4 28 123 67 60 7 0 7 19 27
    35 to 54 years 598 284 21 67 159 67 52 18 0 5 15 14
    55 to 64 years 315 187 63 13 44 8 15 6 1 2 3 3
65 years and over 326 84 236 0 6 0 1 1 0 0 1 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
3,346 1,071 609 683 343 640 432 73 5 135 52 168
16 to 17 years 257 9 4 7 9 228 16 0 0 0 0 16
18 to 64 years 2,413 872 149 666 319 407 412 73 2 134 52 152
    18 to 24 years 529 51 11 147 76 245 128 13 0 46 8 61
    25 to 34 years 534 90 10 254 99 82 114 17 0 43 13 41
    35 to 54 years 913 473 26 221 125 69 129 28 0 40 13 48
    55 to 64 years 437 259 103 44 19 11 41 15 2 5 17 2
65 years and over 676 190 455 10 15 5 4 0 3 1 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
4,652 1,514 246 829 789 1,274 657 104 3 148 111 291
In families (2) 3,190 812 144 684 533 1,017 450 68 1 134 70 178
      Householder 1,239 404 62 425 232 116 269 51 0 103 34 81
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
2,244 438 56 566 370 815 375 56 0 121 53 146
      Householder 951 262 19 380 202 88 238 42 0 95 30 71
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
972 155 22 357 170 268 211 31 0 85 25 69
      Householder 492 87 3 256 101 44 151 26 0 70 14 40
In married-couple families (11) 772 179 79 202 128 184 99 21 1 25 12 39
      Husbands (11) 212 74 32 25 56 25 34 14 1 5 7 7
      Wives (11) 318 78 42 160 22 16 41 5 0 19 5 12
      Related children (18) 193 21 4 15 36 117 20 0 0 2 0 19
      Other 49 6 2 3 13 26 4 3 0 0 0 1
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
524 79 20 172 99 154 85 16 0 25 12 32
      Husbands (11) 122 34 8 18 44 18 26 8 0 5 7 5
      Wives (11) 210 32 8 138 20 13 37 5 0 19 5 8
      Related children (18) 151 12 2 13 23 102 19 0 0 2 0 18
      Other 41 2 2 3 13 21 4 3 0 0 0 1
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
270 28 7 117 47 71 39 5 0 17 5 12
      Husbands (11) 56 12 0 10 24 11 10 1 0 2 4 2
      Wives (11) 132 11 3 101 8 8 19 1 0 13 1 4
      Related children (18) 54 5 2 4 11 33 6 0 0 2 0 4
      Other 27 0 2 3 4 18 4 3 0 0 0 1
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
337 109 8 42 90 88 35 2 0 5 17 11
      Householder 155 50 5 29 51 21 22 2 0 5 8 7
      Other 182 59 3 14 40 67 13 0 0 0 9 4
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
167 40 0 21 53 53 24 2 0 5 12 5
      Householder 94 26 0 17 41 10 16 2 0 5 6 2
      Related children (18) 35 0 0 1 2 32 7 0 0 0 4 3
      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
2,081 524 57 439 315 745 316 45 0 103 41 128
      Householder 834 283 23 304 144 80 209 40 0 86 15 68
      Other 1,247 241 34 135 172 665 107 4 0 18 25 60
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,553 319 35 373 218 608 266 38 0 90 29 109
      Householder 703 203 12 288 132 68 188 33 0 78 13 63
      Related children (18) 657 65 4 52 62 475 65 3 0 6 14 43
      Other 194 51 19 33 24 65 13 1 0 7 2 3
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
632 113 15 225 91 187 158 24 0 69 12 54
      Householder 358 67 3 188 62 37 128 22 0 63 8 35
      Related children (18) 190 17 0 29 16 127 21 0 0 1 2 17
      Other 84 29 12 8 13 22 9 1 0 5 2 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
24 1 0 11 3 8 3 0 0 2 1 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,438 701 102 133 252 250 203 36 2 12 40 113
      Male 685 312 41 37 167 128 104 13 0 4 22 65
        Householder 396 213 32 16 81 54 68 11 0 0 13 43
      Female 753 389 60 96 85 122 99 23 2 8 18 48
        Householder 529 331 54 33 58 53 69 18 2 3 14 32

Poverty Footnotes

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