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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
White A.O.I.C.
Below 150% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
21,252 5,214 6,172 3,995 2,013 3,859 3,826 495 140 875 723 1,593
16 to 17 years 1,352 30 5 60 21 1,236 133 4 0 1 3 125
18 to 64 years 14,050 4,413 1,300 3,800 1,940 2,597 3,536 458 65 860 703 1,449
    18 to 24 years 3,047 212 37 679 383 1,735 1,224 44 1 212 139 827
    25 to 34 years 2,718 413 61 1,314 444 486 957 120 0 305 192 341
    35 to 54 years 5,366 2,378 232 1,555 873 328 1,037 211 9 280 301 235
    55 to 64 years 2,920 1,411 969 252 240 48 318 83 56 63 70 46
65 years and over 5,850 770 4,868 135 52 26 157 33 75 13 17 18

Male
 
      Total (17)
8,031 2,323 2,134 392 1,307 1,874 1,617 218 62 115 468 754
16 to 17 years 650 16 0 9 14 610 74 4 0 0 3 66
18 to 64 years 5,529 2,048 577 379 1,268 1,257 1,487 192 41 115 455 684
    18 to 24 years 1,259 95 21 58 259 827 513 14 0 27 90 381
    25 to 34 years 818 184 24 101 279 230 383 45 0 39 136 161
    35 to 54 years 2,158 1,134 96 189 572 167 447 95 7 38 182 124
    55 to 64 years 1,293 635 435 32 158 33 144 37 34 10 46 18
65 years and over 1,852 258 1,558 4 26 7 57 22 21 0 10 4

Female
 
      Total (17)
13,222 2,891 4,038 3,603 705 1,984 2,209 277 78 760 255 838
16 to 17 years 702 14 5 51 7 626 60 0 0 1 0 59
18 to 64 years 8,522 2,366 723 3,421 673 1,340 2,049 266 24 746 248 765
    18 to 24 years 1,788 118 17 621 124 908 711 30 1 185 49 446
    25 to 34 years 1,900 229 37 1,213 165 256 575 74 0 265 55 180
    35 to 54 years 3,208 1,244 135 1,366 301 161 590 116 2 242 119 111
    55 to 64 years 1,627 775 534 221 82 15 174 45 22 53 25 28
65 years and over 3,998 512 3,310 130 26 19 100 11 54 13 7 15

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
15,402 4,444 1,305 3,860 1,961 3,833 3,669 462 65 862 706 1,574
In families (2) 10,268 2,425 813 3,215 1,151 2,663 2,130 262 41 605 432 789
      Householder 3,948 1,238 410 1,488 474 339 1,103 167 24 388 215 308
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
6,899 1,232 167 2,702 702 2,096 1,637 212 8 529 314 574
      Householder 2,667 717 75 1,294 337 244 903 144 6 361 164 227
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
3,369 444 78 1,819 343 685 999 115 3 391 186 304
      Householder 1,462 238 31 901 164 129 580 76 2 261 95 146
In married-couple families (11) 6,005 1,270 642 2,272 571 1,251 1,099 140 39 307 246 366
      Husbands (11) 1,407 595 268 139 276 128 382 61 24 36 141 120
      Wives (11) 2,974 462 327 1,948 135 102 488 54 15 260 65 94
      Related children (18) 1,382 157 21 110 130 963 191 21 0 3 34 133
      Other 243 56 26 75 30 57 37 4 0 8 6 19
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
3,922 585 99 1,906 332 1,001 820 108 7 259 181 265
      Husbands (11) 669 277 36 99 181 75 274 47 7 29 112 79
      Wives (11) 1,985 180 22 1,651 68 64 365 42 0 219 44 60
      Related children (18) 1,058 84 17 87 57 814 148 14 0 3 20 111
      Other 210 44 23 69 26 48 33 4 0 8 6 15
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
2,086 229 49 1,282 156 371 535 71 3 206 110 146
      Husbands (11) 310 97 12 65 83 53 188 27 3 25 76 56
      Wives (11) 1,246 67 14 1,103 28 34 265 36 0 173 18 39
      Related children (18) 375 35 4 59 30 247 57 5 0 3 10 39
      Other 156 29 20 55 15 37 26 3 0 5 5 12
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
957 272 63 125 186 310 202 18 0 25 60 99
      Householder 417 162 34 29 116 75 94 12 0 8 34 40
      Other 540 110 29 96 70 235 107 6 0 17 25 59
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
561 130 23 84 103 221 134 13 0 18 33 69
      Householder 251 96 15 14 77 48 68 10 0 8 21 28
      Related children (18) 193 8 2 26 9 149 35 0 0 6 2 27
      Other 117 26 7 43 16 24 31 4 0 3 9 14
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
176 35 5 47 46 43 67 1 0 13 16 37
      Householder 83 21 3 9 39 11 40 1 0 6 13 20
      Related children (18) 36 2 0 10 0 24 12 0 0 5 0 7
      Other 57 12 2 28 7 8 15 0 0 1 3 10
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
3,305 883 109 818 394 1,103 829 104 1 273 127 324
      Householder 1,491 525 61 594 156 155 546 89 1 239 70 147
      Other 1,815 357 48 224 238 947 283 16 0 34 56 177
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,416 517 45 713 268 874 683 91 1 253 100 239
      Householder 1,213 378 23 551 134 127 505 81 1 232 57 134
      Related children (18) 921 72 5 85 86 673 141 6 0 14 25 96
      Other 282 67 17 76 48 74 37 3 0 7 17 10
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,107 181 23 490 142 271 397 43 0 173 61 120
      Householder 657 124 12 380 72 69 312 37 0 157 35 84
      Related children (18) 281 24 1 54 35 167 53 2 0 11 11 29
      Other 169 33 11 56 34 35 32 3 0 6 16 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
148 19 1 68 19 41 59 11 0 29 5 15
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,986 2,000 490 577 791 1,129 1,481 189 25 227 269 771
      Male 2,287 914 215 105 516 538 742 101 17 49 192 383
        Householder 1,320 643 160 31 284 202 395 65 13 24 101 193
      Female 2,699 1,086 275 472 275 591 739 88 8 178 77 388
        Householder 1,483 833 225 88 121 217 360 58 8 65 36 194

Poverty Footnotes

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