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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: 2008

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 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)
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
10,554 1,737 2,224 3,283 492 2,818 2,987 331 87 726 598 1,245
16 to 17 years 1,394 11 5 44 12 1,321 160 2 0 3 6 148
18 to 64 years 6,929 1,416 471 3,095 468 1,480 2,707 303 34 712 580 1,079
    18 to 24 years 1,741 108 15 397 134 1,087 799 42 0 143 101 512
    25 to 34 years 1,665 174 30 1,126 122 213 796 81 0 263 179 273
    35 to 54 years 2,460 735 80 1,306 174 165 924 156 4 264 247 253
    55 to 64 years 1,063 399 346 266 38 15 188 23 30 42 53 40
65 years and over 2,231 310 1,748 144 12 17 120 25 53 12 12 18

Male
 
      Total (17)
3,825 844 957 234 307 1,483 1,298 143 48 112 401 594
16 to 17 years 699 5 0 22 9 663 82 1 0 0 6 75
18 to 64 years 2,225 738 189 200 290 808 1,162 129 22 107 391 513
    18 to 24 years 766 62 8 27 88 581 366 12 0 18 82 255
    25 to 34 years 400 107 15 85 69 124 350 37 0 40 143 130
    35 to 54 years 700 385 35 75 105 100 363 71 0 41 137 114
    55 to 64 years 360 184 130 13 28 4 82 9 22 8 30 14
65 years and over 901 102 768 12 8 11 54 14 26 5 4 6

Female
 
      Total (17)
6,729 892 1,267 3,049 185 1,335 1,688 187 39 614 197 651
16 to 17 years 694 6 5 22 3 657 77 1 0 3 0 73
18 to 64 years 4,705 678 282 2,895 178 672 1,546 174 12 604 189 566
    18 to 24 years 975 46 6 370 46 506 432 31 0 125 19 258
    25 to 34 years 1,265 66 15 1,041 53 89 446 44 0 223 36 143
    35 to 54 years 1,760 350 45 1,231 69 66 561 85 4 223 110 139
    55 to 64 years 704 215 216 253 10 10 106 15 8 34 23 26
65 years and over 1,330 208 980 132 4 6 65 12 27 7 8 12

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
8,323 1,426 476 3,139 480 2,801 2,867 305 34 715 586 1,227
In families (2) 7,508 1,125 394 2,953 401 2,635 2,379 234 31 655 449 1,010
      Householder 1,977 432 163 1,099 118 166 916 122 20 330 193 252
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
5,399 525 114 2,422 241 2,097 1,687 165 5 550 261 706
      Householder 1,403 243 40 942 80 97 695 97 3 285 119 191
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
2,524 195 41 1,588 118 582 887 94 0 382 138 273
      Householder 840 99 11 643 41 46 430 56 0 204 67 103
In married-couple families (11) 5,232 639 312 2,355 252 1,675 1,674 146 24 506 313 685
      Husbands (11) 522 217 119 79 65 43 351 54 16 49 131 102
      Wives (11) 2,544 207 145 2,035 70 87 744 73 9 398 95 169
      Related children (18) 1,784 128 11 114 86 1,446 486 13 0 33 54 385
      Other 383 87 38 128 33 98 93 6 0 27 32 28
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
3,838 295 79 1,933 161 1,369 1,227 104 4 426 194 499
      Husbands (11) 254 110 23 54 42 25 252 45 2 38 90 77
      Wives (11) 1,899 95 29 1,676 50 50 561 49 2 334 52 125
      Related children (18) 1,388 40 2 84 47 1,214 349 8 0 29 29 283
      Other 297 50 25 120 23 80 66 2 0 26 23 15
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,863 122 26 1,249 80 387 651 63 0 283 103 203
      Husbands (11) 111 45 7 28 19 12 153 20 0 28 54 51
      Wives (11) 1,181 40 13 1,071 27 31 348 39 0 221 23 66
      Related children (18) 389 17 0 54 23 296 109 2 0 21 11 76
      Other 182 20 7 96 11 48 40 2 0 13 15 10
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
539 103 19 124 47 246 199 24 3 18 55 98
      Householder 141 35 10 16 16 64 79 10 3 8 16 42
      Other 398 68 9 108 31 182 120 15 0 10 39 56
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
290 48 0 73 14 155 91 12 0 12 13 55
      Householder 66 18 0 11 8 28 47 6 0 8 5 28
      Related children (18) 123 4 0 10 3 106 15 3 0 1 2 9
      Other 101 25 0 52 3 21 30 3 0 2 6 18
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
83 10 0 43 5 25 26 3 0 11 4 8
      Householder 20 7 0 5 2 7 19 3 0 7 2 7
      Related children (18) 20 0 0 8 1 11 2 0 0 1 0 0
      Other 43 4 0 29 1 8 5 0 0 2 2 1
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,736 384 63 474 102 715 506 64 3 131 81 227
      Householder 611 176 33 319 32 51 262 45 1 106 42 68
      Other 1,125 208 30 154 69 664 244 20 2 25 39 159
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,272 183 34 416 66 573 368 49 1 111 55 152
      Householder 494 117 18 293 26 40 217 34 1 95 34 53
      Related children (18) 603 31 1 67 18 485 106 14 0 6 3 83
      Other 174 35 15 56 21 47 45 1 0 11 17 16
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
578 63 15 297 34 170 211 28 0 89 31 62
      Householder 304 42 4 221 14 23 145 21 0 74 19 32
      Related children (18) 187 11 0 40 6 130 36 6 0 6 0 24
      Other 88 10 10 36 14 18 30 1 0 9 12 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
40 4 0 24 0 13 27 0 0 5 6 16
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
775 297 82 163 79 153 461 71 4 55 131 200
      Male 370 153 33 24 63 97 281 43 1 24 110 103
        Householder 174 102 25 7 21 19 127 19 1 17 42 48
      Female 405 145 49 139 16 56 179 27 3 31 21 97
        Householder 203 117 37 20 5 25 103 23 3 8 12 57

Poverty Footnotes

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