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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 alone
Below 185% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,603 177 428 331 127 540 273 16 5 57 43 153
16 to 17 years 110 0 0 8 2 100 8 0 0 0 0 8
18 to 64 years 1,084 135 89 306 119 435 262 15 3 57 43 145
    18 to 24 years 287 6 4 33 22 222 82 2 0 3 17 60
    25 to 34 years 250 8 10 79 21 132 81 2 0 18 4 57
    35 to 54 years 367 63 22 161 58 64 75 8 0 30 16 21
    55 to 64 years 180 58 53 34 17 18 24 4 3 6 5 6
65 years and over 409 42 339 17 7 5 3 0 2 0 0 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
634 71 171 41 69 281 133 10 0 17 15 90
16 to 17 years 31 0 0 0 0 31 3 0 0 0 0 3
18 to 64 years 450 61 36 41 64 249 129 10 0 17 15 87
    18 to 24 years 154 5 4 6 16 123 35 2 0 0 3 30
    25 to 34 years 109 2 4 10 3 89 48 2 0 5 1 39
    35 to 54 years 123 33 9 18 34 29 32 7 0 5 8 12
    55 to 64 years 64 20 18 7 12 7 14 0 0 6 3 5
65 years and over 152 11 135 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
970 105 257 290 58 259 140 5 4 41 27 62
16 to 17 years 79 0 0 8 2 69 5 0 0 0 0 5
18 to 64 years 634 74 53 265 54 187 133 5 3 41 27 57
    18 to 24 years 133 0 0 27 7 99 47 0 0 3 14 30
    25 to 34 years 141 6 5 69 18 42 33 0 0 13 3 18
    35 to 54 years 245 30 14 143 24 34 43 1 0 25 8 9
    55 to 64 years 116 38 35 27 5 11 10 4 3 0 2 1
65 years and over 257 31 203 17 2 4 2 0 2 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
1,194 135 89 314 120 535 270 15 3 57 43 152
In families (2) 891 97 75 295 101 323 181 10 2 49 38 81
      Householder 269 36 30 90 56 57 71 6 2 20 12 31
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
590 49 22 239 48 232 125 5 0 43 24 52
      Householder 170 20 7 80 28 35 53 5 0 20 10 18
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
266 22 5 147 19 73 70 2 0 22 17 30
      Householder 84 3 0 50 8 23 30 2 0 10 7 11
In married-couple families (11) 624 61 52 236 77 199 129 10 2 37 24 56
      Husbands (11) 120 24 19 15 32 31 49 6 0 6 8 29
      Wives (11) 298 21 22 191 32 31 52 3 2 29 13 5
      Related children (18) 146 9 0 19 10 107 25 2 0 2 3 19
      Other 60 6 10 11 4 30 3 0 0 0 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
433 29 19 200 39 146 101 5 0 37 20 39
      Husbands (11) 68 13 5 15 19 16 37 5 0 6 8 17
      Wives (11) 201 8 3 163 10 17 42 0 0 29 10 3
      Related children (18) 112 2 0 15 6 88 20 0 0 2 1 16
      Other 52 6 10 7 4 26 3 0 0 0 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
230 16 5 133 18 59 61 2 0 21 13 26
      Husbands (11) 35 5 0 12 3 14 26 2 0 4 5 15
      Wives (11) 128 5 0 107 6 10 25 0 0 15 8 3
      Related children (18) 39 0 0 12 5 22 7 0 0 2 0 6
      Other 30 6 5 2 4 14 3 0 0 0 0 3
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
107 8 13 30 13 43 20 0 0 5 6 9
      Householder 29 3 1 4 6 16 6 0 0 1 0 5
      Other 78 5 12 26 7 27 13 0 0 5 5 3
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
47 7 0 14 2 24 6 0 0 2 4 0
      Householder 15 3 0 2 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 14 0 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 17 3 0 11 0 3 5 0 0 1 4 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
18 2 0 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 0 6 0 2 5 0 0 1 4 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
160 28 10 30 11 81 32 0 0 6 9 17
      Householder 67 14 7 19 11 16 12 0 0 5 1 7
      Other 93 15 2 10 0 66 19 0 0 2 8 9
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
109 13 3 25 7 62 18 0 0 5 1 13
      Householder 43 7 1 15 7 13 12 0 0 5 1 7
      Related children (18) 53 2 0 5 0 46 6 0 0 0 0 6
      Other 13 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)
17 4 0 7 1 5 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Householder 10 0 0 5 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 2
      Related children (18) 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
      Other 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
8 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
295 38 14 15 19 209 89 5 0 9 4 71
      Male 170 14 6 7 12 131 44 3 0 5 0 37
        Householder 88 9 6 5 10 59 21 0 0 0 0 21
      Female 125 24 8 8 7 79 46 2 0 4 4 35
        Householder 62 17 3 4 3 35 19 2 0 3 2 12

Poverty Footnotes

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