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

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,681 192 432 348 130 578 308 17 5 67 45 174
16 to 17 years 120 0 0 9 2 110 11 0 0 0 0 11
18 to 64 years 1,148 148 92 322 122 463 293 17 3 67 45 161
    18 to 24 years 316 6 6 34 23 247 97 3 0 6 17 70
    25 to 34 years 262 9 10 86 22 134 94 2 0 25 6 62
    35 to 54 years 385 72 22 168 59 64 78 8 0 30 17 24
    55 to 64 years 186 61 54 34 18 18 24 4 3 6 5 6
65 years and over 413 44 340 17 7 5 4 0 2 0 0 2

Male
 
      Total (17)
664 80 173 42 72 297 149 11 0 20 18 101
16 to 17 years 37 0 0 0 0 37 4 0 0 0 0 4
18 to 64 years 472 69 37 41 67 259 144 11 0 20 18 97
    18 to 24 years 164 5 4 6 16 132 43 2 0 2 3 35
    25 to 34 years 112 3 4 10 4 90 53 2 0 7 3 42
    35 to 54 years 129 38 9 18 35 29 35 7 0 5 8 14
    55 to 64 years 67 22 19 7 12 7 14 0 0 6 3 5
65 years and over 154 11 137 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
1,017 112 259 306 58 281 159 6 4 47 28 73
16 to 17 years 83 0 0 8 2 73 7 0 0 0 0 7
18 to 64 years 676 79 55 281 55 204 148 6 3 47 28 65
    18 to 24 years 152 0 1 28 7 115 54 1 0 4 14 35
    25 to 34 years 149 6 5 76 18 44 41 0 0 18 3 20
    35 to 54 years 255 34 14 149 24 34 44 1 0 25 9 9
    55 to 64 years 119 39 35 28 6 11 10 4 3 0 2 1
65 years and over 259 33 203 17 2 4 4 0 2 0 0 2

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
1,268 148 92 331 123 573 304 17 3 67 45 172
In families (2) 945 108 78 311 102 346 195 11 2 54 41 88
      Householder 285 41 31 98 56 59 77 7 2 23 14 32
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
625 54 22 253 50 245 136 6 0 48 26 56
      Householder 182 23 7 88 28 37 59 6 0 23 12 19
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
282 24 6 156 20 77 77 2 0 27 17 31
      Householder 92 3 0 57 8 24 35 2 0 13 7 12
In married-couple families (11) 656 68 54 247 78 209 139 10 2 39 26 61
      Husbands (11) 124 28 19 15 32 31 51 6 0 6 10 29
      Wives (11) 313 24 22 202 32 33 53 3 2 29 13 5
      Related children (18) 157 11 0 19 11 116 30 2 0 2 3 23
      Other 62 6 12 11 4 30 5 0 0 2 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
453 34 19 211 39 151 108 5 0 39 22 42
      Husbands (11) 71 15 5 15 19 16 39 5 0 6 10 17
      Wives (11) 214 11 3 173 10 18 42 0 0 29 10 3
      Related children (18) 116 2 0 15 6 91 22 0 0 2 1 19
      Other 53 6 10 7 4 26 5 0 0 2 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
241 18 5 139 18 61 64 2 0 23 13 27
      Husbands (11) 37 7 0 13 3 14 26 2 0 4 5 15
      Wives (11) 135 5 0 112 6 11 25 0 0 15 8 3
      Related children (18) 40 0 0 12 5 23 7 0 0 2 0 6
      Other 30 6 5 2 4 14 5 0 0 2 0 3
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
117 10 14 31 13 49 20 0 0 5 6 9
      Householder 31 3 1 4 6 17 6 0 0 1 0 5
      Other 86 7 13 27 7 32 14 0 0 5 5 4
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
52 7 1 15 2 27 6 0 0 2 4 0
      Householder 16 3 0 2 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 17 0 0 1 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 19 3 1 11 0 3 5 0 0 1 4 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
19 2 1 7 0 9 5 0 0 1 4 0
      Householder 6 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 9 2 1 6 0 2 5 0 0 1 4 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
173 30 10 33 12 88 36 1 0 9 9 18
      Householder 71 15 8 22 11 16 16 1 0 7 1 8
      Other 102 15 2 11 1 72 20 0 0 2 8 10
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
120 13 3 28 9 67 22 1 0 7 1 14
      Householder 46 7 1 18 7 13 16 1 0 7 1 8
      Related children (18) 60 2 0 6 1 51 6 0 0 0 0 6
      Other 14 4 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
22 4 0 9 2 7 8 1 0 3 0 4
      Householder 12 0 0 7 1 4 6 1 0 3 0 3
      Related children (18) 5 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1
      Other 5 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
9 0 0 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
314 41 14 16 20 223 108 6 0 13 5 84
      Male 177 15 6 7 13 136 52 3 0 6 0 43
        Householder 93 10 6 5 11 62 28 0 0 0 0 28
      Female 138 26 8 8 7 88 56 2 0 7 5 41
        Householder 72 19 3 5 4 43 25 2 0 7 2 14

Poverty Footnotes

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