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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 150% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
6,051 1,132 893 1,873 660 1,493 1,132 125 13 277 345 372
16 to 17 years 646 9 0 31 5 601 36 0 0 1 1 33
18 to 64 years 4,478 952 211 1,783 646 886 1,066 120 6 267 335 337
    18 to 24 years 1,181 59 20 294 173 635 324 7 1 57 75 184
    25 to 34 years 1,118 95 19 690 164 149 353 35 0 112 124 82
    35 to 54 years 1,631 541 24 720 256 91 337 64 0 87 118 66
    55 to 64 years 548 257 148 79 52 12 52 13 5 10 18 5
65 years and over 927 170 682 58 10 6 30 5 7 9 9 2

Male
 
      Total (17)
2,222 545 357 134 446 741 518 49 3 30 251 185
16 to 17 years 301 5 0 4 3 288 26 0 0 0 1 24
18 to 64 years 1,576 468 91 128 439 450 482 46 2 30 244 160
    18 to 24 years 479 25 10 14 117 312 149 1 0 6 58 84
    25 to 34 years 280 39 7 54 107 72 169 11 0 18 96 44
    35 to 54 years 575 280 6 56 176 57 140 27 0 6 76 31
    55 to 64 years 242 124 67 4 39 8 24 7 2 0 13 1
65 years and over 345 72 266 1 3 3 9 3 0 0 6 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
3,829 586 536 1,739 215 752 614 76 10 247 94 187
16 to 17 years 346 4 0 27 1 313 10 0 0 1 0 9
18 to 64 years 2,902 484 120 1,655 206 437 583 74 4 237 91 177
    18 to 24 years 702 34 10 280 56 322 175 6 1 51 16 101
    25 to 34 years 838 56 12 636 57 77 184 24 0 94 28 38
    35 to 54 years 1,056 261 18 664 80 33 196 38 0 82 42 35
    55 to 64 years 306 133 80 75 13 4 28 6 3 10 5 3
65 years and over 581 98 416 57 7 3 21 2 6 9 2 2

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
5,124 961 211 1,815 650 1,487 1,102 120 6 269 336 371
In families (2) 4,160 648 162 1,610 472 1,269 818 99 3 217 238 260
      Householder 1,301 306 64 664 163 105 394 73 2 127 94 99
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
3,363 408 76 1,463 337 1,078 643 83 2 194 165 199
      Householder 1,058 217 26 613 123 79 329 61 0 120 72 77
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,820 167 48 1,019 196 390 411 46 1 145 113 106
      Householder 644 76 17 446 66 39 212 32 0 92 44 43
In married-couple families (11) 2,412 309 106 1,168 225 604 416 53 3 120 134 106
      Husbands (11) 319 123 33 48 97 18 136 26 2 13 65 30
      Wives (11) 1,229 109 42 998 49 30 185 19 1 102 38 24
      Related children (18) 701 52 13 55 59 522 68 6 0 0 25 36
      Other 162 24 18 66 20 34 27 2 0 4 6 15
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
2,009 192 43 1,073 159 542 339 41 1 110 101 85
      Husbands (11) 216 80 10 41 71 13 111 17 1 11 54 27
      Wives (11) 1,043 59 9 923 33 20 155 18 0 94 27 16
      Related children (18) 602 32 9 46 35 481 50 4 0 0 14 31
      Other 147 21 15 63 20 28 23 2 0 4 6 11
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,175 88 30 745 95 217 234 31 1 89 65 48
      Husbands (11) 117 29 7 30 43 8 80 12 1 11 39 17
      Wives (11) 697 28 7 634 17 11 110 14 0 76 12 8
      Related children (18) 243 15 4 30 20 175 25 3 0 0 9 13
      Other 118 16 13 51 15 24 20 2 0 2 5 11
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
366 83 10 71 68 134 107 7 0 14 46 39
      Householder 126 43 4 9 33 37 47 4 0 1 22 21
      Other 240 40 6 62 35 96 59 4 0 13 24 18
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
244 51 6 54 35 97 62 6 0 7 21 28
      Householder 90 31 4 8 21 26 27 3 0 1 10 13
      Related children (18) 71 5 0 9 2 54 14 0 0 3 4 8
      Other 83 15 3 37 12 17 21 3 0 3 7 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
90 20 1 36 17 16 33 0 0 4 15 14
      Householder 30 10 1 5 11 2 18 0 0 1 8 8
      Related children (18) 14 1 0 4 0 9 7 0 0 1 4 2
      Other 46 9 0 27 5 5 8 0 0 1 3 3
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,382 256 46 371 178 531 296 39 0 84 59 115
      Householder 533 139 23 259 64 48 174 35 0 70 19 50
      Other 849 117 22 112 114 483 122 3 0 14 39 65
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,110 166 27 336 143 439 242 36 0 77 43 86
      Householder 452 106 12 241 53 39 161 33 0 67 18 43
      Related children (18) 503 30 2 48 54 369 54 2 0 6 8 37
      Other 154 30 12 47 35 31 27 1 0 4 17 5
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
555 59 16 238 85 157 144 15 0 52 33 44
      Householder 267 32 8 168 31 29 91 14 0 44 12 21
      Related children (18) 185 13 0 31 29 112 28 0 0 5 5 18
      Other 103 15 9 39 25 16 25 1 0 4 15 5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
58 6 1 32 5 15 16 3 0 8 1 3
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
907 308 48 173 174 204 268 18 3 43 97 108
      Male 464 180 26 28 130 101 153 9 1 9 82 53
        Householder 169 97 9 5 35 24 48 3 1 2 27 15
      Female 443 128 23 145 44 103 115 9 2 34 15 55
        Householder 194 106 16 20 15 37 47 8 2 5 7 26

Poverty Footnotes

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