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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 alone
Below 185% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
26,792 6,023 9,234 4,697 2,335 4,502 4,811 613 225 1,065 922 1,987
16 to 17 years 1,674 31 6 66 28 1,543 185 6 0 2 5 173
18 to 64 years 16,340 5,058 1,655 4,460 2,241 2,926 4,384 559 94 1,048 898 1,786
    18 to 24 years 3,423 233 49 742 429 1,971 1,460 51 1 230 173 1,005
    25 to 34 years 3,100 445 80 1,529 508 538 1,128 126 0 359 220 423
    35 to 54 years 6,203 2,674 291 1,858 1,017 362 1,368 266 8 381 410 303
    55 to 64 years 3,614 1,706 1,235 330 287 55 428 116 86 77 95 54
65 years and over 8,777 934 7,574 171 66 32 241 49 131 15 19 28

Male
 
      Total (17)
10,177 2,731 3,280 417 1,517 2,231 2,078 266 83 144 619 966
16 to 17 years 817 16 1 9 17 774 99 4 0 0 3 91
18 to 64 years 6,439 2,391 728 403 1,466 1,451 1,899 232 52 143 605 866
    18 to 24 years 1,465 112 25 65 291 972 639 22 0 26 115 476
    25 to 34 years 916 194 40 100 329 254 459 45 0 45 162 208
    35 to 54 years 2,480 1,294 127 204 670 185 606 111 7 63 267 159
    55 to 64 years 1,578 791 536 34 176 40 194 55 46 10 61 23
65 years and over 2,922 324 2,551 6 34 7 81 31 30 1 11 9

Female
 
      Total (17)
16,615 3,292 5,954 4,280 818 2,270 2,733 347 142 921 302 1,021
16 to 17 years 858 15 5 58 11 769 87 2 0 2 2 82
18 to 64 years 9,901 2,666 927 4,057 776 1,475 2,485 327 41 905 292 919
    18 to 24 years 1,958 120 23 677 138 999 820 29 1 204 58 529
    25 to 34 years 2,184 251 40 1,430 179 284 669 82 0 315 58 215
    35 to 54 years 3,723 1,380 164 1,654 347 177 762 155 1 319 142 145
    55 to 64 years 2,036 915 699 296 112 15 234 61 40 68 34 31
65 years and over 5,856 611 5,023 165 31 26 161 18 101 14 8 20

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
18,014 5,089 1,661 4,526 2,269 4,469 4,570 564 94 1,050 903 1,958
In families (2) 12,642 2,944 1,111 3,888 1,425 3,275 2,802 343 53 765 569 1,071
      Householder 4,676 1,459 551 1,735 542 388 1,336 211 29 459 264 372
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
8,260 1,402 210 3,238 827 2,583 2,102 270 8 667 382 775
      Householder 3,015 796 91 1,485 374 268 1,070 179 6 424 188 273
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
3,900 497 98 2,153 384 767 1,219 129 3 474 227 387
      Householder 1,611 254 35 1,015 170 137 655 82 2 291 107 173
In married-couple families (11) 7,781 1,621 878 2,885 766 1,630 1,559 199 49 439 340 531
      Husbands (11) 1,736 744 364 151 341 136 513 91 26 49 192 154
      Wives (11) 3,884 612 451 2,504 192 126 700 78 24 373 87 138
      Related children (18) 1,832 195 30 138 184 1,285 293 26 0 7 49 211
      Other 328 70 34 91 49 83 54 4 0 10 12 27
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
5,012 722 125 2,406 438 1,320 1,164 149 7 373 239 396
      Husbands (11) 782 328 47 108 216 83 360 62 7 33 150 109
      Wives (11) 2,551 237 27 2,104 105 79 532 62 0 323 53 94
      Related children (18) 1,407 100 18 113 82 1,094 228 20 0 7 27 174
      Other 271 58 33 81 35 64 44 4 0 10 10 20
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
2,583 279 66 1,606 192 440 718 88 3 278 145 204
      Husbands (11) 344 107 17 71 94 55 237 33 3 23 100 77
      Wives (11) 1,586 96 17 1,389 43 41 364 44 0 242 21 58
      Related children (18) 459 42 4 80 37 297 81 7 0 5 16 52
      Other 195 35 28 65 18 48 35 3 0 8 8 17
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,143 317 91 153 215 366 284 23 2 36 74 149
      Householder 488 184 49 34 127 95 133 17 2 13 41 60
      Other 655 133 42 120 89 272 151 6 0 22 33 89
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
629 134 31 105 111 247 178 19 0 27 37 94
      Householder 270 99 18 17 80 56 92 15 0 13 24 39
      Related children (18) 218 6 2 31 11 167 46 0 0 8 2 36
      Other 141 29 11 57 20 24 41 4 0 6 11 19
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
198 36 7 60 50 46 92 2 0 19 18 52
      Householder 89 22 3 10 41 14 52 1 0 10 14 27
      Related children (18) 41 2 0 13 2 24 16 0 0 6 0 10
      Other 68 12 3 37 7 8 24 0 0 3 5 15
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
3,718 1,006 142 850 443 1,278 959 121 2 290 155 391
      Householder 1,568 571 71 597 157 171 584 98 1 247 74 164
      Other 2,151 435 71 253 286 1,107 374 23 0 43 81 228
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,619 546 54 727 277 1,015 760 103 1 267 106 284
      Householder 1,239 394 28 551 135 131 533 90 1 239 57 146
      Related children (18) 1,058 82 5 91 84 796 186 10 0 19 28 129
      Other 321 70 21 84 58 88 42 3 0 9 20 9
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,119 182 25 488 143 281 409 39 0 176 63 131
      Householder 652 122 12 376 71 71 313 35 0 155 33 90
      Related children (18) 286 24 1 55 33 173 61 2 0 13 12 33
      Other 181 36 12 57 39 36 35 3 0 8 18 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
156 21 4 67 20 45 62 12 0 29 5 17
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,216 2,124 546 572 824 1,150 1,706 209 41 256 329 870
      Male 2,416 989 227 103 538 559 884 101 25 60 244 453
        Householder 1,419 709 170 31 298 212 475 65 22 29 133 227
      Female 2,800 1,135 318 469 287 591 822 108 16 196 85 417
        Householder 1,571 871 263 89 130 217 416 74 16 74 41 212

Poverty Footnotes

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