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Current Population Survey (CPS)
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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, not Hispanic
Below 200% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
22,079 5,100 9,317 2,845 1,729 3,088 3,892 522 251 809 581 1,729
16 to 17 years 1,032 22 5 35 25 945 153 6 0 0 6 141
18 to 64 years 12,282 4,271 1,557 2,688 1,650 2,117 3,500 471 103 803 564 1,559
    18 to 24 years 2,303 176 27 441 271 1,388 1,205 44 0 178 96 887
    25 to 34 years 2,053 375 67 847 365 398 816 96 0 258 98 365
    35 to 54 years 4,702 2,233 278 1,131 776 284 1,059 210 6 297 293 252
    55 to 64 years 3,225 1,486 1,185 268 239 47 420 121 97 69 77 56
65 years and over 8,765 808 7,755 122 54 26 239 45 148 6 11 28

Male
 
      Total (17)
8,544 2,318 3,296 290 1,112 1,528 1,614 228 99 110 356 819
16 to 17 years 516 12 0 4 14 485 78 4 0 0 4 70
18 to 64 years 5,102 2,022 692 283 1,066 1,039 1,452 197 57 110 348 741
    18 to 24 years 1,016 87 12 50 179 689 510 19 0 20 54 417
    25 to 34 years 689 178 34 53 241 183 303 33 0 32 66 171
    35 to 54 years 1,966 1,062 121 146 502 135 450 91 6 48 178 128
    55 to 64 years 1,431 694 524 35 146 32 189 54 52 10 50 25
65 years and over 2,926 284 2,604 3 31 4 84 28 42 1 5 9

Female
 
      Total (17)
13,535 2,782 6,021 2,555 617 1,560 2,278 293 152 699 224 909
16 to 17 years 516 9 5 31 11 460 75 2 0 0 2 71
18 to 64 years 7,180 2,249 865 2,405 584 1,077 2,048 274 46 693 217 819
    18 to 24 years 1,287 89 15 392 92 699 695 25 0 158 42 470
    25 to 34 years 1,364 197 32 794 125 215 514 63 0 226 31 193
    35 to 54 years 2,736 1,171 157 986 274 148 609 120 0 249 115 124
    55 to 64 years 1,793 792 661 234 93 14 231 67 45 60 28 31
65 years and over 5,839 524 5,151 119 22 23 155 17 106 6 6 20

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
13,314 4,292 1,562 2,723 1,675 3,062 3,653 477 103 803 570 1,700
In families (2) 8,738 2,417 1,029 2,266 980 2,046 2,076 258 57 569 330 862
      Householder 3,525 1,216 518 1,104 401 285 983 140 34 351 163 296
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
4,951 1,031 139 1,746 509 1,527 1,496 191 6 489 211 598
      Householder 2,032 611 65 896 265 195 769 118 6 322 114 208
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
2,116 347 53 1,137 203 377 831 85 2 341 111 293
      Householder 1,010 191 18 586 112 104 463 53 2 212 63 134
In married-couple families (11) 5,515 1,399 848 1,702 534 1,032 1,225 158 51 339 212 466
      Husbands (11) 1,492 658 358 105 249 122 390 68 28 32 121 140
      Wives (11) 2,735 540 453 1,506 131 105 562 59 22 297 57 128
      Related children (18) 1,139 162 16 77 128 756 249 22 0 9 31 188
      Other 149 39 21 14 27 48 24 9 0 1 3 11
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
3,001 548 83 1,306 280 784 855 109 6 276 133 331
      Husbands (11) 586 256 41 69 148 73 249 46 5 23 88 87
      Wives (11) 1,499 187 18 1,165 65 65 407 45 0 248 27 87
      Related children (18) 810 74 9 62 49 616 181 16 0 4 16 145
      Other 105 31 16 10 18 30 17 2 0 1 3 11
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,419 196 33 865 104 221 507 54 2 196 77 177
      Husbands (11) 243 84 9 43 55 51 163 21 2 16 59 65
      Wives (11) 896 64 10 768 20 33 275 30 0 176 7 62
      Related children (18) 212 30 0 45 21 116 59 3 0 3 11 42
      Other 68 18 14 9 6 21 11 1 0 1 0 9
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
800 262 78 68 157 234 164 14 2 19 28 101
      Householder 378 154 45 24 101 53 79 12 0 12 15 39
      Other 422 109 32 44 56 181 85 2 2 6 13 62
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
380 95 23 35 75 152 104 11 0 18 18 57
      Householder 183 73 14 8 60 28 62 11 0 12 14 24
      Related children (18) 149 6 2 16 8 117 32 0 0 5 2 25
      Other 48 16 7 11 8 7 10 0 0 0 2 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
95 16 7 16 31 25 53 3 0 14 6 30
      Householder 57 11 2 5 29 11 36 3 0 9 6 18
      Related children (18) 22 3 0 6 0 13 10 0 0 5 0 6
      Other 16 3 5 5 2 1 8 0 0 0 0 7
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,423 756 103 495 289 781 687 86 5 212 90 295
      Householder 1,075 441 51 358 101 124 429 67 5 185 53 119
      Other 1,349 315 52 138 187 657 258 19 0 26 36 176
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,569 388 32 405 153 591 537 70 1 196 60 211
      Householder 823 299 17 326 87 94 392 62 1 180 39 109
      Related children (18) 576 45 2 44 45 440 134 6 0 12 18 97
      Other 170 44 13 35 21 57 12 2 0 3 2 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
602 135 13 255 68 131 271 27 0 131 28 86
      Householder 404 98 6 214 42 44 230 23 0 117 21 69
      Related children (18) 111 11 1 25 9 66 33 2 0 11 5 15
      Other 87 26 7 17 17 21 8 2 0 3 2 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
98 15 0 40 14 29 46 7 0 21 5 13
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,478 1,861 533 417 681 987 1,530 212 46 213 235 825
      Male 2,049 840 222 79 425 483 757 94 29 49 162 423
        Householder 1,310 636 178 30 273 193 450 65 25 29 106 224
      Female 2,429 1,021 311 338 255 504 773 118 17 164 73 401
        Householder 1,421 778 260 70 124 189 411 79 17 69 37 210

Poverty Footnotes

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