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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: 2010

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2011 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
All races
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
20,717 5,334 3,802 4,208 2,451 4,921 3,161 452 87 730 547 1,345
16 to 17 years 1,488 27 9 48 25 1,379 74 4 0 2 10 57
18 to 64 years 15,867 4,739 1,184 4,051 2,382 3,511 3,020 443 48 724 529 1,276
    18 to 24 years 3,752 255 23 784 519 2,171 1,118 68 6 207 108 729
    25 to 34 years 3,329 618 67 1,363 568 713 831 117 0 260 151 302
    35 to 54 years 5,867 2,402 292 1,591 1,048 535 813 170 3 222 222 196
    55 to 64 years 2,919 1,464 803 313 247 92 258 88 39 35 49 48
65 years and over 3,362 569 2,609 109 44 31 68 5 39 4 7 12

Male
 
      Total (17)
8,263 2,393 1,365 514 1,459 2,532 1,251 165 45 90 342 609
16 to 17 years 748 15 6 11 9 706 29 0 0 1 5 22
18 to 64 years 6,445 2,190 521 497 1,427 1,811 1,195 163 28 89 333 583
    18 to 24 years 1,655 138 11 93 290 1,123 438 17 0 23 63 335
    25 to 34 years 1,135 310 24 131 341 330 305 51 0 21 101 132
    35 to 54 years 2,340 1,063 127 213 636 302 338 58 3 37 137 102
    55 to 64 years 1,315 679 359 60 161 56 114 36 25 8 32 14
65 years and over 1,070 188 838 6 22 15 27 3 17 0 4 4

Female
 
      Total (17)
12,454 2,941 2,437 3,695 993 2,389 1,910 287 42 639 205 736
16 to 17 years 740 11 3 37 16 673 45 4 0 1 5 35
18 to 64 years 9,422 2,549 663 3,555 955 1,700 1,825 280 20 635 196 693
    18 to 24 years 2,097 117 11 691 230 1,048 680 51 6 184 45 394
    25 to 34 years 2,193 307 43 1,232 227 384 525 66 0 239 50 171
    35 to 54 years 3,528 1,339 165 1,379 412 233 475 112 0 185 85 94
    55 to 64 years 1,604 785 444 253 86 36 144 52 14 27 17 34
65 years and over 2,292 381 1,770 103 21 16 41 2 22 4 4 8

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
17,355 4,765 1,193 4,099 2,407 4,890 3,094 448 48 726 540 1,333
In families (2) 10,746 2,249 645 3,201 1,462 3,189 1,782 246 23 575 324 614
      Householder 4,391 1,209 321 1,692 688 481 1,098 187 16 434 182 279
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
7,616 1,251 175 2,656 979 2,555 1,463 196 3 529 255 480
      Householder 3,244 798 78 1,466 541 361 951 156 3 400 152 239
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
3,781 492 73 1,818 524 874 884 102 2 388 139 253
      Householder 1,783 290 21 1,014 272 187 627 82 2 296 88 160
In married-couple families (11) 5,006 951 477 1,758 649 1,171 779 91 20 225 183 260
      Husbands (11) 1,345 459 227 142 316 201 304 42 12 32 119 100
      Wives (11) 2,371 368 216 1,452 187 148 326 47 8 172 30 69
      Related children (18) 1,083 97 11 112 111 752 115 3 0 10 19 82
      Other 207 27 23 52 34 71 34 0 0 11 14 9
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
3,291 431 94 1,428 427 911 591 67 0 186 142 195
      Husbands (11) 697 216 42 86 227 125 233 30 0 27 94 81
      Wives (11) 1,581 145 30 1,198 113 95 232 35 0 138 20 38
      Related children (18) 852 53 4 94 59 643 100 2 0 10 17 71
      Other 162 17 17 51 29 48 27 0 0 11 10 6
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,829 174 37 1,030 230 359 360 38 0 132 87 103
      Husbands (11) 364 98 12 54 130 70 143 14 0 15 57 56
      Wives (11) 1,042 55 8 871 54 54 150 22 0 98 10 20
      Related children (18) 302 6 2 64 27 203 42 1 0 7 10 23
      Other 121 15 14 41 18 33 25 0 0 11 10 4
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
990 251 33 154 211 340 128 24 1 15 38 49
      Householder 428 147 17 44 128 92 73 17 1 9 25 21
      Other 562 104 16 110 83 249 54 7 0 6 13 29
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
624 147 10 117 116 234 92 16 1 15 25 35
      Householder 291 97 8 37 90 59 60 12 1 9 20 17
      Related children (18) 194 10 1 29 6 147 18 0 0 2 4 12
      Other 139 40 1 50 20 28 14 4 0 4 2 5
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
240 62 0 59 57 63 43 6 1 10 9 17
      Householder 123 40 0 23 41 20 34 4 1 7 9 13
      Related children (18) 55 1 0 16 4 34 3 0 0 2 0 1
      Other 62 22 0 19 12 9 6 2 0 1 0 3
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
4,750 1,047 135 1,289 602 1,677 876 130 2 335 104 305
      Householder 2,242 647 72 992 295 236 660 115 1 306 76 162
      Other 2,508 399 64 298 307 1,441 216 16 1 29 28 142
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,701 673 71 1,111 436 1,410 779 112 1 328 88 250
      Householder 1,922 506 34 898 269 215 627 106 1 302 69 149
      Related children (18) 1,419 104 16 127 101 1,070 105 0 0 18 11 76
      Other 360 62 21 85 66 124 47 7 0 8 7 25
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,711 256 37 729 238 452 481 59 0 247 43 133
      Householder 1,033 172 12 599 133 118 415 54 0 226 34 102
      Related children (18) 435 36 8 77 51 263 34 0 0 14 4 15
      Other 243 48 17 54 53 71 32 5 0 6 5 16
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
166 32 2 72 18 43 35 4 0 12 4 15
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
6,443 2,485 546 826 928 1,658 1,277 198 24 139 212 703
      Male 3,123 1,225 235 164 617 882 633 86 15 32 148 353
        Householder 1,790 901 176 62 293 359 321 57 12 14 64 174
      Female 3,320 1,260 310 663 311 776 643 112 9 107 64 351
        Householder 1,895 964 255 205 177 296 324 77 5 37 40 165

Poverty Footnotes

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: June 17, 2013