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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
Hispanic (any race)
Below 185% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
7,223 1,322 1,142 2,181 771 1,808 1,428 153 18 348 437 472
16 to 17 years 796 11 1 33 5 747 54 0 0 1 1 52
18 to 64 years 5,235 1,092 263 2,077 750 1,053 1,343 148 10 338 427 419
    18 to 24 years 1,388 67 23 335 198 765 393 10 1 66 97 220
    25 to 34 years 1,271 109 24 769 192 176 433 42 0 138 150 103
    35 to 54 years 1,905 606 31 867 301 100 437 77 2 122 150 86
    55 to 64 years 671 309 185 106 59 12 79 19 8 12 30 10
65 years and over 1,192 219 878 71 16 8 31 5 7 9 9 2

Male
 
      Total (17)
2,685 629 474 150 518 914 683 66 7 44 325 242
16 to 17 years 388 5 1 4 4 374 35 0 0 0 1 34
18 to 64 years 1,835 537 110 142 508 537 638 63 7 44 317 208
    18 to 24 years 583 32 13 21 138 380 189 3 0 6 75 106
    25 to 34 years 321 41 11 56 127 86 208 14 0 22 116 55
    35 to 54 years 648 310 9 61 203 64 197 34 1 15 104 41
    55 to 64 years 284 154 77 4 40 8 45 12 5 0 22 5
65 years and over 462 87 363 3 6 3 9 3 0 0 6 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
4,538 693 668 2,031 253 894 745 87 11 304 112 231
16 to 17 years 408 5 0 29 1 373 19 0 0 1 0 18
18 to 64 years 3,400 555 153 1,935 242 516 704 85 4 294 110 211
    18 to 24 years 806 35 10 314 60 386 204 7 1 60 22 115
    25 to 34 years 950 68 13 713 65 90 225 28 0 116 34 47
    35 to 54 years 1,257 296 22 805 97 36 241 43 0 107 46 45
    55 to 64 years 387 154 108 102 19 4 35 7 3 12 8 5
65 years and over 730 133 515 68 9 5 21 2 7 9 2 2

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
6,031 1,102 264 2,110 755 1,800 1,397 148 10 340 428 471
In families (2) 5,036 771 210 1,905 569 1,581 1,064 123 6 284 308 343
      Householder 1,461 339 78 745 177 122 481 87 4 157 123 112
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
3,995 470 94 1,709 391 1,332 822 102 2 253 207 258
      Householder 1,171 236 32 679 133 91 393 72 0 144 88 88
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
2,086 192 54 1,167 219 454 508 55 1 184 136 132
      Householder 700 82 18 484 71 45 243 36 0 105 51 50
In married-couple families (11) 2,999 371 136 1,421 292 779 573 70 4 169 177 153
      Husbands (11) 380 145 43 54 116 20 182 34 3 21 92 33
      Wives (11) 1,521 134 59 1,215 72 40 244 25 1 136 44 37
      Related children (18) 888 58 14 70 76 671 101 6 0 3 28 64
      Other 210 34 20 81 28 47 45 4 0 9 13 19
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
2,474 234 55 1,288 200 696 462 53 1 155 133 120
      Husbands (11) 254 93 15 47 83 16 140 22 1 15 73 29
      Wives (11) 1,275 74 14 1,109 51 27 209 22 0 129 32 26
      Related children (18) 759 38 9 58 43 612 78 4 0 3 17 53
      Other 185 29 17 74 23 42 35 4 0 9 11 11
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,406 110 34 879 112 271 302 38 1 122 81 60
      Husbands (11) 133 33 9 36 47 9 91 13 1 11 49 17
      Wives (11) 834 38 8 743 27 17 144 16 0 102 15 11
      Related children (18) 301 20 4 40 22 215 37 4 0 2 10 21
      Other 138 19 14 60 15 29 30 4 0 6 8 11
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
451 98 19 96 74 162 141 11 2 18 58 53
      Householder 139 45 4 12 33 44 61 7 2 1 28 23
      Other 312 54 15 84 41 118 81 4 0 17 29 30
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
281 53 10 71 40 107 83 9 0 10 25 39
      Householder 97 33 4 10 21 30 34 6 0 1 13 15
      Related children (18) 83 5 0 15 5 59 18 0 0 3 4 11
      Other 101 15 6 47 14 19 31 3 0 6 9 12
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
107 21 1 44 19 21 47 0 0 6 18 22
      Householder 32 11 1 5 11 3 21 0 0 1 10 10
      Related children (18) 21 1 0 7 2 11 10 0 0 1 4 5
      Other 54 9 0 33 5 7 16 0 0 3 5 8
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,587 302 55 388 202 639 350 43 0 97 74 137
      Householder 562 154 25 267 64 52 191 38 0 75 22 56
      Other 1,025 147 31 121 138 587 159 5 0 22 52 81
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,240 183 29 349 151 528 277 40 0 88 49 100
      Householder 467 112 12 247 53 43 174 35 0 71 19 48
      Related children (18) 597 41 2 52 55 446 70 4 0 11 10 45
      Other 177 30 15 50 43 39 33 1 0 6 20 7
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
573 61 18 243 88 163 159 17 0 56 36 50
      Householder 271 32 8 171 31 29 97 17 0 44 12 25
      Related children (18) 193 14 0 32 29 117 34 0 0 7 7 20
      Other 109 15 10 40 28 16 28 1 0 5 17 5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
63 6 4 32 6 16 19 5 0 8 1 4
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
932 326 49 173 180 204 315 20 4 48 119 124
      Male 476 188 26 28 134 101 187 12 2 13 98 63
        Householder 178 105 9 5 35 24 61 3 2 2 33 21
      Female 456 137 24 145 47 103 127 9 2 35 21 61
        Householder 205 114 16 20 18 37 54 8 2 5 10 29

Poverty Footnotes

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