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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 A.O.I.C.
Below 200% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
29,605 6,505 10,552 5,087 2,531 4,930 5,406 688 276 1,167 1,010 2,265
16 to 17 years 1,865 37 6 70 31 1,721 216 6 0 2 7 202
18 to 64 years 17,678 5,432 1,827 4,817 2,429 3,174 4,915 632 117 1,151 982 2,034
    18 to 24 years 3,704 253 52 774 461 2,164 1,621 57 1 247 181 1,136
    25 to 34 years 3,373 500 89 1,637 579 569 1,270 150 0 395 244 481
    35 to 54 years 6,657 2,853 309 2,028 1,084 383 1,523 283 11 430 452 347
    55 to 64 years 3,944 1,827 1,377 378 305 59 501 142 105 80 105 69
65 years and over 10,062 1,036 8,719 200 71 35 275 51 159 15 21 30

Male
 
      Total (17)
11,330 2,977 3,807 439 1,657 2,450 2,347 300 112 161 675 1,100
16 to 17 years 927 20 1 11 19 877 120 4 0 0 5 110
18 to 64 years 6,975 2,584 802 423 1,601 1,567 2,130 264 66 161 659 981
    18 to 24 years 1,600 127 25 69 315 1,064 712 23 0 28 122 539
    25 to 34 years 1,025 223 43 107 384 267 516 55 0 54 175 231
    35 to 54 years 2,620 1,372 133 207 712 196 666 119 9 68 292 178
    55 to 64 years 1,731 862 600 39 190 40 236 67 57 10 69 33
65 years and over 3,427 373 3,004 6 38 7 97 31 46 1 11 9

Female
 
      Total (17)
18,275 3,528 6,745 4,648 874 2,481 3,059 389 164 1,006 334 1,166
16 to 17 years 937 16 5 59 12 844 96 2 0 2 2 92
18 to 64 years 10,703 2,848 1,025 4,394 828 1,608 2,785 368 51 990 323 1,053
    18 to 24 years 2,104 126 26 705 146 1,100 909 34 1 219 58 597
    25 to 34 years 2,348 276 46 1,529 194 302 754 94 0 340 69 250
    35 to 54 years 4,037 1,481 176 1,821 372 187 857 164 2 361 160 169
    55 to 64 years 2,214 965 776 338 115 18 266 75 48 70 36 36
65 years and over 6,635 664 5,715 194 33 28 178 19 113 14 10 21

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
19,543 5,468 1,832 4,887 2,460 4,895 5,131 638 117 1,153 989 2,236
In families (2) 13,938 3,235 1,245 4,235 1,560 3,663 3,190 382 67 862 629 1,250
      Householder 5,035 1,577 598 1,874 578 408 1,480 226 40 512 288 414
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
9,049 1,515 235 3,504 905 2,890 2,352 294 8 751 420 878
      Householder 3,223 851 97 1,592 396 287 1,167 191 6 470 205 294
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
4,250 544 108 2,329 425 843 1,351 144 3 527 247 430
      Householder 1,715 270 37 1,080 180 148 711 92 2 318 116 184
In married-couple families (11) 8,662 1,797 997 3,160 841 1,867 1,854 226 58 516 389 663
      Husbands (11) 1,878 810 405 155 366 143 582 99 33 58 213 179
      Wives (11) 4,303 673 517 2,756 208 149 820 86 26 435 100 173
      Related children (18) 2,107 235 32 152 206 1,482 380 28 0 11 61 280
      Other 374 79 43 97 61 94 72 13 0 12 15 31
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
5,575 789 142 2,623 490 1,530 1,352 162 7 439 267 476
      Husbands (11) 833 350 56 112 226 90 395 68 7 42 160 118
      Wives (11) 2,801 257 31 2,298 120 95 624 68 0 378 61 117
      Related children (18) 1,631 116 20 126 97 1,272 278 20 0 7 33 218
      Other 309 66 36 86 47 73 54 6 0 12 13 23
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
2,850 309 71 1,752 219 499 818 94 3 321 158 243
      Husbands (11) 369 116 18 74 100 61 257 35 3 29 107 83
      Wives (11) 1,736 98 19 1,520 50 50 419 46 0 276 21 76
      Related children (18) 527 50 4 88 47 338 98 7 0 5 20 65
      Other 218 44 31 71 22 50 44 5 0 10 9 20
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,248 353 99 170 238 389 302 25 4 37 76 161
      Householder 522 201 50 37 137 96 142 19 2 13 43 66
      Other 727 151 49 132 100 293 160 6 2 23 34 95
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
672 146 35 110 120 261 185 20 0 27 39 97
      Householder 282 106 18 18 83 57 95 17 0 13 26 39
      Related children (18) 235 11 2 32 12 178 48 0 0 8 2 39
      Other 155 29 15 60 25 26 41 4 0 6 11 19
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
209 37 10 62 51 49 95 3 0 19 20 53
      Householder 90 22 3 10 41 14 55 3 0 10 15 27
      Related children (18) 44 3 0 13 2 25 16 0 0 6 0 10
      Other 76 12 7 39 8 10 24 0 0 3 5 15
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
4,028 1,086 149 906 482 1,406 1,035 131 5 309 163 426
      Householder 1,655 608 74 637 159 177 622 107 5 262 78 170
      Other 2,373 477 75 269 323 1,229 413 24 0 47 85 256
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,803 580 58 772 295 1,098 816 112 1 284 114 305
      Householder 1,301 413 30 583 137 137 565 98 1 253 61 152
      Related children (18) 1,156 87 5 98 95 870 207 10 0 22 31 143
      Other 346 79 23 90 63 91 44 3 0 9 22 10
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,191 199 27 515 155 294 438 47 0 187 70 135
      Householder 683 129 14 396 72 72 332 41 0 163 36 93
      Related children (18) 312 27 1 58 39 186 68 3 0 16 15 34
      Other 196 43 12 61 44 36 37 3 0 8 19 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
159 21 4 68 20 46 64 12 0 30 5 18
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,445 2,213 583 583 880 1,186 1,877 244 50 261 355 968
      Male 2,539 1,034 248 107 574 576 960 112 31 62 260 495
        Householder 1,508 750 188 33 320 217 523 72 28 30 137 256
      Female 2,906 1,179 335 476 305 610 917 132 19 199 95 473
        Householder 1,662 915 277 89 149 231 473 89 19 76 48 242

Poverty Footnotes

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