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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
Hispanic (any race)
Below 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
5,282 997 723 1,668 583 1,311 942 101 8 227 281 325
16 to 17 years 552 9 0 28 3 511 25 0 0 1 1 22
18 to 64 years 3,990 848 183 1,592 571 794 895 98 4 217 272 303
    18 to 24 years 1,053 50 16 268 158 560 277 6 1 45 62 163
    25 to 34 years 1,010 90 16 614 150 139 301 27 0 89 104 80
    35 to 54 years 1,457 484 23 641 225 85 272 51 0 73 91 55
    55 to 64 years 470 224 128 69 39 10 46 13 4 10 15 5
65 years and over 740 139 539 48 9 6 23 4 3 9 8 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
1,929 486 279 128 391 645 429 39 2 21 206 160
16 to 17 years 246 5 0 3 2 237 18 0 0 0 1 17
18 to 64 years 1,415 421 79 124 386 406 403 38 2 21 199 143
    18 to 24 years 425 21 10 14 106 274 124 1 0 4 46 73
    25 to 34 years 259 38 4 53 98 67 146 9 0 13 81 43
    35 to 54 years 524 255 6 53 152 57 111 20 0 3 61 26
    55 to 64 years 208 108 58 4 29 8 22 7 2 0 11 1
65 years and over 267 60 200 1 3 3 8 1 0 0 6 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
3,353 510 444 1,540 192 666 514 62 5 206 75 165
16 to 17 years 306 4 0 25 1 274 6 0 0 1 0 5
18 to 64 years 2,575 427 105 1,469 186 389 492 60 2 196 73 160
    18 to 24 years 628 29 6 255 52 287 152 5 1 41 16 90
    25 to 34 years 750 53 12 561 51 73 155 19 0 76 23 38
    35 to 54 years 934 229 17 588 72 27 161 31 0 70 30 29
    55 to 64 years 263 116 70 65 10 2 24 6 1 10 4 3
65 years and over 473 79 339 46 6 3 15 2 3 9 2 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
4,542 857 184 1,621 574 1,305 919 98 4 219 273 325
In families (2) 3,607 566 134 1,416 399 1,093 667 78 2 173 196 218
      Householder 1,168 270 55 604 143 96 337 61 0 105 81 90
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
2,936 366 64 1,287 289 930 524 62 2 153 143 164
      Householder 961 199 23 559 107 73 279 49 0 99 61 70
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,618 155 42 901 178 342 346 35 1 117 99 94
      Householder 591 73 16 404 62 35 180 25 0 77 37 41
In married-couple families (11) 2,026 260 88 994 181 504 318 39 1 87 108 82
      Husbands (11) 279 109 27 45 80 18 110 20 1 8 53 28
      Wives (11) 1,041 88 37 855 35 27 136 11 0 76 29 20
      Related children (18) 571 41 9 43 46 431 49 6 0 0 21 22
      Other 136 22 15 51 20 28 22 2 0 2 5 13
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,703 169 38 916 127 454 259 27 1 78 85 66
      Husbands (11) 194 71 10 39 60 13 89 12 1 7 45 24
      Wives (11) 890 50 7 793 22 18 114 10 0 70 21 13
      Related children (18) 496 29 8 36 25 400 37 4 0 0 13 20
      Other 123 20 12 48 20 23 19 2 0 2 5 9
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,019 82 26 641 84 185 180 21 1 66 54 39
      Husbands (11) 112 29 7 28 39 8 65 9 1 7 34 14
      Wives (11) 604 25 5 551 12 10 78 6 0 57 9 6
      Related children (18) 204 13 4 22 18 147 19 3 0 0 7 9
      Other 100 14 10 40 15 20 17 2 0 2 4 9
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
326 76 10 66 57 118 87 4 0 11 41 30
      Householder 116 38 4 9 32 33 44 4 0 1 22 17
      Other 210 37 6 57 25 85 43 0 0 10 19 13
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
216 47 6 48 30 85 48 3 0 5 18 21
      Householder 83 28 4 8 20 23 25 3 0 1 10 12
      Related children (18) 60 5 0 7 2 46 9 0 0 1 4 4
      Other 73 13 3 34 8 16 14 0 0 3 4 6
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
82 20 1 32 15 13 32 0 0 4 15 13
      Householder 28 10 1 5 10 2 18 0 0 1 8 8
      Related children (18) 9 1 0 1 0 7 7 0 0 1 4 1
      Other 45 9 0 26 5 5 8 0 0 1 3 3
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,255 230 36 357 161 472 262 35 0 76 46 106
      Householder 508 128 21 253 62 45 161 34 0 63 17 47
      Other 747 103 15 104 99 426 101 1 0 12 29 59
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,017 151 20 323 131 392 217 32 0 69 40 77
      Householder 432 99 10 236 51 36 147 31 0 60 16 40
      Related children (18) 458 26 2 47 48 334 44 0 0 6 7 31
      Other 127 25 8 40 32 22 26 1 0 3 17 5
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
517 53 14 228 78 144 134 15 0 48 29 43
      Householder 256 29 6 164 31 26 84 14 0 41 10 20
      Related children (18) 176 12 0 29 26 108 26 0 0 5 4 18
      Other 85 12 7 35 22 10 24 1 0 2 15 5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
56 6 1 32 5 13 16 3 0 8 1 3
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
878 286 48 173 171 199 237 16 3 37 77 104
      Male 450 170 26 28 129 98 136 9 1 9 66 52
        Householder 162 91 9 5 34 24 38 3 1 2 18 15
      Female 428 116 23 145 42 101 101 7 2 29 11 52
        Householder 184 97 16 20 13 37 40 6 2 5 4 23

Poverty Footnotes

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