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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
White alone, not Hispanic
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
8,447 2,556 2,584 1,250 474 1,583 1,828 221 56 447 227 875
16 to 17 years 413 18 0 10 8 377 68 0 0 2 0 65
18 to 64 years 5,862 2,244 756 1,204 463 1,196 1,723 209 43 440 227 805
    18 to 24 years 1,185 107 20 231 98 729 761 41 0 134 53 533
    25 to 34 years 963 225 41 380 105 213 440 41 8 158 68 165
    35 to 54 years 2,333 1,287 149 496 196 204 386 87 10 126 77 87
    55 to 64 years 1,381 625 545 97 65 49 136 41 25 21 30 20
65 years and over 2,172 294 1,829 36 3 10 37 12 14 5 0 6

Male
 
      Total (17)
3,322 1,109 906 146 316 845 703 103 19 52 148 382
16 to 17 years 213 5 0 4 6 198 34 0 0 0 0 34
18 to 64 years 2,493 1,026 371 140 309 647 653 99 11 52 147 345
    18 to 24 years 527 46 6 15 65 396 268 11 0 12 35 209
    25 to 34 years 305 81 20 27 66 110 154 16 0 24 40 75
    35 to 54 years 1,029 635 64 73 136 122 172 45 5 15 57 50
    55 to 64 years 633 265 281 25 43 19 58 27 5 0 15 11
65 years and over 616 77 535 2 2 0 16 4 9 0 0 3

Female
 
      Total (17)
5,125 1,447 1,678 1,104 158 738 1,124 119 37 395 80 493
16 to 17 years 201 13 0 6 3 179 33 0 0 2 0 31
18 to 64 years 3,369 1,217 384 1,064 154 549 1,070 110 32 388 80 460
    18 to 24 years 658 61 14 217 33 333 493 29 0 122 18 324
    25 to 34 years 659 143 20 352 39 103 286 25 8 134 28 90
    35 to 54 years 1,303 653 85 423 60 82 214 42 4 112 20 36
    55 to 64 years 749 360 264 72 22 31 78 14 20 21 14 9
65 years and over 1,556 217 1,294 34 1 10 21 9 5 4 0 3

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
6,275 2,262 756 1,213 471 1,573 1,791 209 43 442 227 869
In families (2) 3,319 992 442 855 216 815 781 97 16 274 121 274
      Householder 1,497 545 240 479 77 157 443 68 12 196 57 109
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
1,967 523 50 688 113 593 602 72 5 240 75 211
      Householder 929 333 33 408 52 103 370 58 2 176 45 88
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
870 198 24 443 48 157 351 41 2 169 44 95
      Householder 463 110 13 273 22 45 254 32 2 130 32 59
In married-couple families (11) 1,767 461 382 489 65 370 346 49 16 110 58 113
      Husbands (11) 571 227 194 40 35 75 116 28 9 10 35 34
      Wives (11) 853 190 189 421 11 43 151 11 6 100 17 18
      Related children (18) 306 31 0 23 17 235 72 7 0 0 7 58
      Other 36 13 0 4 2 17 7 3 0 0 0 4
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
940 210 39 370 44 278 244 31 5 87 29 91
      Husbands (11) 226 104 26 26 27 44 80 19 5 10 23 23
      Wives (11) 457 77 13 328 8 31 106 7 0 77 6 15
      Related children (18) 235 17 0 12 8 197 52 2 0 0 0 50
      Other 21 11 0 4 0 6 7 3 0 0 0 4
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
424 86 18 220 14 86 126 16 2 53 15 40
      Husbands (11) 91 35 11 16 9 20 42 6 2 8 10 16
      Wives (11) 253 36 7 191 3 17 67 7 0 45 5 11
      Related children (18) 64 8 0 9 2 45 10 0 0 0 0 10
      Other 16 8 0 4 0 3 7 3 0 0 0 4
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
387 163 22 44 55 104 72 8 0 13 21 29
      Householder 198 107 16 21 28 25 39 3 0 3 16 17
      Other 189 56 6 23 27 78 32 5 0 10 5 12
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
194 70 2 25 29 68 33 3 0 5 13 12
      Householder 100 58 2 10 16 14 25 3 0 3 12 6
      Related children (18) 68 7 0 3 7 51 6 0 0 2 0 4
      Other 26 5 0 11 6 4 2 0 0 0 0 2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
65 21 1 14 15 14 22 1 0 5 11 5
      Householder 39 16 1 7 9 5 19 1 0 3 11 4
      Related children (18) 16 3 0 2 4 7 3 0 0 2 0 0
      Other 10 2 0 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,165 368 37 323 96 341 364 40 0 151 42 131
      Householder 597 227 14 260 24 73 265 35 0 136 27 67
      Other 568 141 24 63 73 269 99 6 0 15 14 64
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
833 244 9 293 40 247 325 38 0 147 33 107
      Householder 507 185 6 241 17 57 256 32 0 136 25 63
      Related children (18) 248 27 1 33 12 175 62 6 0 9 6 41
      Other 78 31 2 19 11 15 7 0 0 2 2 3
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
381 90 5 209 19 57 204 24 0 111 19 50
      Householder 266 57 2 173 10 24 175 19 0 99 15 41
      Related children (18) 60 7 1 21 5 26 24 5 0 9 4 6
      Other 56 27 2 15 4 7 5 0 0 2 0 3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
75 13 0 39 2 21 30 2 0 18 1 8
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
2,881 1,256 314 320 254 738 980 110 27 151 105 587
      Male 1,372 569 155 62 163 423 423 58 1 30 76 257
        Householder 864 418 112 38 87 209 221 35 1 10 40 135
      Female 1,509 688 159 257 91 314 558 51 26 120 30 331
        Householder 842 502 128 63 43 106 278 33 19 50 13 162

Poverty Footnotes

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