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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 185% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
27,253 6,160 9,305 4,786 2,383 4,620 4,931 637 228 1,089 929 2,048
16 to 17 years 1,719 33 6 67 28 1,586 197 6 0 2 5 184
18 to 64 years 16,684 5,181 1,671 4,544 2,287 3,001 4,493 582 97 1,073 905 1,836
    18 to 24 years 3,520 241 50 755 441 2,031 1,498 55 1 239 173 1,030
    25 to 34 years 3,183 460 88 1,572 515 548 1,175 140 0 369 226 440
    35 to 54 years 6,314 2,737 291 1,882 1,038 366 1,385 267 11 387 410 309
    55 to 64 years 3,666 1,742 1,241 335 292 55 435 120 86 77 96 56
65 years and over 8,850 946 7,628 175 68 33 241 49 131 15 19 28

Male
 
      Total (17)
10,363 2,795 3,311 423 1,550 2,283 2,135 277 84 153 622 999
16 to 17 years 844 16 1 9 17 801 104 4 0 0 3 97
18 to 64 years 6,568 2,451 734 409 1,499 1,475 1,950 242 54 152 608 894
    18 to 24 years 1,500 119 25 65 302 988 654 22 0 28 115 488
    25 to 34 years 938 197 43 105 333 260 486 53 0 49 164 219
    35 to 54 years 2,526 1,323 127 204 684 187 613 111 9 65 268 161
    55 to 64 years 1,604 812 539 35 179 40 197 56 46 10 61 25
65 years and over 2,951 328 2,576 6 34 7 81 31 30 1 11 9

Female
 
      Total (17)
16,890 3,364 5,993 4,363 833 2,337 2,796 360 144 937 307 1,049
16 to 17 years 875 16 5 58 11 784 92 2 0 2 2 87
18 to 64 years 10,116 2,729 936 4,136 789 1,526 2,543 340 43 921 297 942
    18 to 24 years 2,020 123 25 690 139 1,043 844 32 1 211 58 542
    25 to 34 years 2,245 263 45 1,468 181 289 689 87 0 320 62 221
    35 to 54 years 3,789 1,414 164 1,677 354 179 772 157 2 322 143 148
    55 to 64 years 2,062 930 703 301 114 15 238 64 40 68 34 31
65 years and over 5,900 618 5,052 169 33 27 161 18 101 14 8 20

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
18,403 5,213 1,676 4,612 2,315 4,586 4,690 588 97 1,075 910 2,020
In families (2) 12,927 3,019 1,125 3,962 1,452 3,368 2,878 353 56 790 574 1,104
      Householder 4,779 1,500 556 1,773 555 396 1,368 217 31 474 268 377
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
8,451 1,443 213 3,300 843 2,652 2,159 278 8 691 387 795
      Householder 3,090 820 91 1,522 382 275 1,096 184 6 438 193 274
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
3,989 513 99 2,197 390 789 1,256 137 3 496 230 390
      Householder 1,654 263 35 1,043 173 141 678 88 2 305 110 174
In married-couple families (11) 7,922 1,651 891 2,927 781 1,672 1,602 203 53 455 343 548
      Husbands (11) 1,770 759 369 151 352 138 524 91 27 55 194 157
      Wives (11) 3,943 618 455 2,545 195 131 712 79 26 381 87 138
      Related children (18) 1,875 200 32 140 184 1,319 308 26 0 7 49 226
      Other 334 73 36 92 49 84 58 6 0 12 12 27
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
5,105 739 127 2,441 444 1,353 1,196 151 7 389 241 408
      Husbands (11) 795 336 47 108 219 85 368 62 7 39 152 109
      Wives (11) 2,597 242 27 2,138 107 83 541 62 0 331 53 94
      Related children (18) 1,437 102 20 113 82 1,120 239 20 0 7 27 185
      Other 275 60 33 81 35 66 48 6 0 12 10 20
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
2,627 290 66 1,629 193 449 737 90 3 293 146 206
      Husbands (11) 353 112 17 72 95 57 243 33 3 29 101 77
      Wives (11) 1,612 97 17 1,411 43 43 372 44 0 249 21 58
      Related children (18) 465 43 4 80 37 302 83 7 0 5 16 54
      Other 197 38 28 65 18 48 39 5 0 10 8 17
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,170 328 91 157 218 376 289 23 2 37 74 154
      Householder 499 190 49 34 130 96 135 17 2 13 41 62
      Other 670 138 43 122 89 279 154 6 0 23 33 92
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
648 141 32 106 114 255 180 19 0 27 37 96
      Householder 280 104 18 18 83 57 92 15 0 13 24 39
      Related children (18) 225 8 2 32 11 172 48 0 0 8 2 38
      Other 144 29 12 57 20 26 41 4 0 6 11 19
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
202 36 7 60 50 49 92 2 0 19 18 52
      Householder 90 22 3 10 41 14 52 1 0 10 14 27
      Related children (18) 42 2 0 13 2 25 16 0 0 6 0 10
      Other 70 12 4 37 7 10 24 0 0 3 5 15
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
3,835 1,041 142 878 453 1,321 986 127 2 298 158 402
      Householder 1,615 590 71 620 159 174 601 104 1 255 77 164
      Other 2,220 450 71 258 294 1,147 385 24 0 43 81 238
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,698 563 54 752 285 1,044 783 109 1 274 109 290
      Householder 1,277 405 28 573 137 134 549 96 1 246 60 146
      Related children (18) 1,094 85 5 93 90 821 191 10 0 19 28 134
      Other 327 73 21 87 58 88 42 3 0 9 20 10
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,160 188 25 508 148 291 427 45 0 184 66 132
      Householder 675 125 12 393 72 72 330 40 0 163 36 91
      Related children (18) 302 26 1 56 36 183 61 2 0 13 12 34
      Other 183 37 12 59 39 36 36 3 0 8 18 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
159 21 4 68 20 46 62 12 0 29 5 17
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,317 2,173 548 581 843 1,172 1,750 223 41 256 331 899
      Male 2,459 1,010 227 105 550 567 905 108 25 60 245 466
        Householder 1,448 727 170 31 306 214 489 69 22 29 133 236
      Female 2,859 1,163 320 476 293 606 845 114 16 196 86 433
        Householder 1,618 900 265 89 136 227 426 78 16 74 42 216

Poverty Footnotes

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