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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 alone
Below 200% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
29,120 6,365 10,473 4,997 2,481 4,804 5,264 661 272 1,137 1,001 2,192
16 to 17 years 1,817 34 6 69 31 1,677 204 6 0 2 7 189
18 to 64 years 17,319 5,307 1,807 4,732 2,381 3,093 4,786 605 113 1,121 974 1,973
    18 to 24 years 3,600 244 50 761 448 2,097 1,571 52 1 236 181 1,102
    25 to 34 years 3,289 484 81 1,593 572 558 1,220 135 0 384 238 464
    35 to 54 years 6,543 2,789 309 2,005 1,061 379 1,501 280 8 422 451 340
    55 to 64 years 3,886 1,789 1,367 373 300 59 494 137 105 80 105 67
65 years and over 9,984 1,024 8,660 197 69 34 274 51 159 15 20 30

Male
 
      Total (17)
11,136 2,910 3,773 433 1,624 2,395 2,279 287 110 150 673 1,060
16 to 17 years 897 19 1 10 19 848 113 4 0 0 5 104
18 to 64 years 6,843 2,523 795 416 1,568 1,541 2,069 252 64 149 656 948
    18 to 24 years 1,563 120 25 68 304 1,046 693 22 0 26 122 523
    25 to 34 years 1,002 220 40 102 380 261 488 45 0 50 174 219
    35 to 54 years 2,574 1,342 133 207 698 194 655 119 7 64 292 174
    55 to 64 years 1,703 841 597 39 187 40 232 66 57 10 69 31
65 years and over 3,396 368 2,978 6 38 7 97 31 46 1 11 9

Female
 
      Total (17)
17,984 3,454 6,700 4,564 857 2,409 2,984 374 162 987 328 1,132
16 to 17 years 920 15 5 59 12 829 91 2 0 2 2 86
18 to 64 years 10,476 2,783 1,012 4,315 813 1,552 2,717 353 49 972 318 1,025
    18 to 24 years 2,037 124 25 693 145 1,051 878 31 1 210 58 579
    25 to 34 years 2,286 265 42 1,491 192 297 732 89 0 334 64 245
    35 to 54 years 3,969 1,447 176 1,798 363 185 846 161 1 358 160 166
    55 to 64 years 2,183 948 770 334 113 18 261 71 48 70 36 36
65 years and over 6,588 656 5,682 191 31 27 176 19 113 14 9 21

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
19,136 5,340 1,813 4,801 2,412 4,770 4,990 610 113 1,123 981 2,162
In families (2) 13,638 3,157 1,228 4,160 1,532 3,561 3,095 368 64 832 623 1,207
      Householder 4,928 1,535 591 1,836 565 401 1,443 217 38 496 284 409
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
8,846 1,472 231 3,442 889 2,812 2,283 283 8 723 415 853
      Householder 3,147 827 96 1,556 388 280 1,137 184 6 454 200 294
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
4,157 529 106 2,286 419 818 1,308 134 3 503 244 424
      Householder 1,671 262 36 1,052 177 144 687 85 2 304 113 184
In married-couple families (11) 8,508 1,765 981 3,116 826 1,819 1,794 220 55 496 387 636
      Husbands (11) 1,843 794 398 154 355 141 567 98 31 50 211 177
      Wives (11) 4,237 665 511 2,714 205 141 802 84 24 426 99 170
      Related children (18) 2,062 229 30 151 206 1,446 358 28 0 11 61 258
      Other 367 77 42 97 61 90 67 11 0 10 15 31
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
5,473 771 139 2,587 485 1,491 1,308 158 7 419 265 459
      Husbands (11) 820 343 55 111 223 88 383 66 7 34 158 118
      Wives (11) 2,752 252 30 2,263 118 88 614 68 0 368 61 117
      Related children (18) 1,598 112 18 126 97 1,245 262 20 0 7 33 202
      Other 303 64 36 86 47 70 50 4 0 10 13 23
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
2,803 298 70 1,729 217 488 793 90 3 304 157 238
      Husbands (11) 360 111 17 73 99 59 249 34 3 23 107 82
      Wives (11) 1,707 96 18 1,498 50 45 411 46 0 268 21 75
      Related children (18) 521 49 4 88 47 334 93 7 0 5 20 60
      Other 215 42 31 70 22 50 40 3 0 8 9 20
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,221 342 98 166 235 380 296 25 4 36 76 156
      Householder 510 195 50 37 134 95 140 19 2 13 43 64
      Other 711 147 48 130 100 285 156 6 2 22 34 92
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
652 139 34 109 117 253 182 20 0 27 39 95
      Householder 272 101 18 17 80 56 95 17 0 13 26 39
      Related children (18) 228 9 2 31 12 173 46 0 0 8 2 37
      Other 152 29 14 60 25 24 41 4 0 6 11 19
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
205 37 10 61 51 46 95 3 0 19 20 53
      Householder 89 22 3 10 41 14 55 3 0 10 15 27
      Related children (18) 42 3 0 13 2 24 16 0 0 6 0 10
      Other 74 12 6 39 8 8 24 0 0 3 5 15
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
3,909 1,050 149 877 471 1,361 1,004 123 5 300 160 415
      Householder 1,608 589 74 614 157 174 604 100 5 254 75 169
      Other 2,301 461 75 264 314 1,187 400 23 0 46 85 246
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,722 562 58 746 287 1,068 792 105 1 277 111 299
      Householder 1,264 402 30 561 135 135 548 92 1 245 58 152
      Related children (18) 1,118 84 5 97 89 843 201 10 0 22 31 138
      Other 340 76 23 88 63 91 43 3 0 9 22 9
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,149 193 27 495 150 284 420 40 0 180 67 134
      Householder 660 125 14 379 71 71 316 35 0 156 33 92
      Related children (18) 296 26 1 57 36 176 67 2 0 16 15 34
      Other 193 42 12 59 44 36 36 3 0 8 19 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
157 21 4 67 20 45 64 12 0 30 5 18
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
5,341 2,163 581 574 860 1,164 1,831 230 50 260 353 938
      Male 2,496 1,013 248 104 562 569 937 104 31 62 259 481
        Householder 1,479 732 188 33 312 215 507 68 28 30 137 244
      Female 2,844 1,150 333 469 298 595 894 126 19 199 94 457
        Householder 1,612 886 274 89 141 222 463 85 19 76 46 238

Poverty Footnotes

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