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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
Black A.O.I.C.
Below 185% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
7,609 2,369 1,449 985 1,031 1,775 1,043 158 22 211 172 481
16 to 17 years 746 23 5 16 19 684 58 0 0 0 0 58
18 to 64 years 5,343 1,970 350 955 985 1,083 961 151 13 210 169 419
    18 to 24 years 1,315 138 15 216 250 695 340 17 0 59 44 220
    25 to 34 years 1,078 245 21 327 279 205 269 36 0 79 54 101
    35 to 54 years 1,941 1,009 57 346 369 160 265 59 6 65 48 87
    55 to 64 years 1,009 578 257 66 86 23 87 40 7 7 23 11
65 years and over 1,520 377 1,094 14 28 8 24 7 9 1 3 4

Male
 
      Total (17)
3,229 1,023 531 184 617 874 392 51 9 27 93 213
16 to 17 years 373 12 0 7 10 343 28 0 0 0 0 28
18 to 64 years 2,320 885 129 178 597 531 361 50 8 27 92 185
    18 to 24 years 642 78 5 51 158 350 150 1 0 0 31 118
    25 to 34 years 429 129 8 39 162 91 95 17 0 10 28 39
    35 to 54 years 819 420 28 70 221 80 94 23 3 15 29 24
    55 to 64 years 431 258 89 17 57 10 23 9 5 2 4 3
65 years and over 536 125 401 0 10 0 3 1 1 0 1 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
4,380 1,346 918 801 414 901 651 107 13 184 79 268
16 to 17 years 373 10 4 9 9 341 30 0 0 0 0 30
18 to 64 years 3,022 1,085 221 778 387 552 600 101 5 183 77 234
    18 to 24 years 673 60 11 164 93 345 190 16 0 59 13 101
    25 to 34 years 649 116 13 289 117 114 174 19 0 69 25 62
    35 to 54 years 1,122 589 29 277 148 80 171 36 3 50 19 63
    55 to 64 years 579 320 168 48 29 13 65 30 2 5 19 8
65 years and over 984 251 692 14 18 8 21 6 8 1 2 4

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
6,088 1,993 355 971 1,004 1,767 1,019 151 13 210 169 477
In families (2) 4,435 1,184 222 821 718 1,490 724 92 8 186 113 325
      Householder 1,542 560 97 460 278 147 370 65 1 132 48 124
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
2,961 596 84 670 460 1,151 558 68 4 158 72 255
      Householder 1,119 346 34 411 229 101 316 52 0 120 39 106
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,202 209 27 418 204 345 292 40 0 115 34 102
      Householder 554 113 4 278 111 49 198 32 0 86 20 59
In married-couple families (11) 1,283 309 132 282 213 347 209 35 7 50 31 86
      Husbands (11) 369 135 55 32 116 31 65 20 5 8 17 13
      Wives (11) 484 120 66 225 34 40 83 10 2 41 10 21
      Related children (18) 354 43 9 19 51 233 53 0 0 2 4 48
      Other 76 12 2 6 13 44 8 5 0 0 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
842 132 40 241 142 287 168 21 4 48 21 74
      Husbands (11) 213 65 21 25 80 23 44 11 4 8 10 11
      Wives (11) 303 47 13 193 23 27 68 5 0 38 8 17
      Related children (18) 272 17 4 17 27 207 48 0 0 2 4 43
      Other 54 3 2 6 13 30 8 5 0 0 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
405 56 11 156 63 119 85 10 0 34 8 33
      Husbands (11) 96 26 4 16 38 12 22 4 0 5 5 9
      Wives (11) 182 21 3 127 10 21 40 2 0 28 1 9
      Related children (18) 87 7 2 8 11 60 15 0 0 2 2 12
      Other 40 1 2 6 4 27 8 5 0 0 0 3
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
460 160 9 52 111 128 56 2 0 6 19 28
      Householder 199 77 6 29 58 29 32 2 0 5 10 14
      Other 261 84 3 23 53 98 24 0 0 1 9 14
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
215 60 0 23 61 71 40 2 0 6 13 18
      Householder 112 41 0 17 43 12 24 2 0 5 8 9
      Related children (18) 57 1 0 1 6 48 14 0 0 0 4 9
      Other 45 18 0 4 12 11 3 0 0 1 1 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
86 20 0 16 39 11 19 2 0 1 10 6
      Householder 54 10 0 14 28 2 12 2 0 0 5 5
      Related children (18) 9 0 0 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 4 1
      Other 23 10 0 2 6 5 3 0 0 1 1 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,692 714 81 487 394 1,016 460 55 1 129 64 212
      Householder 963 355 36 323 156 94 267 49 1 103 22 91
      Other 1,729 360 45 164 238 922 193 6 0 25 42 121
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,904 404 44 406 257 793 349 45 0 104 38 163
      Householder 779 245 18 303 139 74 230 41 0 91 19 80
      Related children (18) 890 86 5 67 91 641 101 3 0 6 18 75
      Other 235 73 21 37 27 78 17 1 0 7 2 8
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
712 133 15 246 102 215 187 28 0 80 17 63
      Householder 379 74 3 201 62 38 153 27 0 73 11 42
      Related children (18) 236 24 0 35 26 150 25 0 0 2 4 19
      Other 98 36 12 10 14 27 9 1 0 5 2 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
26 1 0 13 3 8 5 0 0 4 1 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,627 807 133 137 282 268 290 59 5 20 55 151
      Male 777 371 45 38 183 140 144 21 3 6 27 87
        Householder 461 253 36 16 93 63 93 16 3 0 18 56
      Female 850 436 87 99 100 128 146 38 2 14 28 64
        Householder 616 376 81 33 70 58 98 27 2 7 24 38

Poverty Footnotes

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