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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 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
12,228 3,465 4,596 1,635 557 1,975 2,521 311 106 582 310 1,212
16 to 17 years 577 22 0 17 10 529 98 0 0 2 0 95
18 to 64 years 7,463 2,917 1,012 1,560 543 1,432 2,347 293 69 574 310 1,101
    18 to 24 years 1,443 133 29 277 109 894 978 55 0 155 66 702
    25 to 34 years 1,198 274 57 488 118 261 587 62 8 213 92 213
    35 to 54 years 2,948 1,625 203 668 227 224 579 125 14 175 113 152
    55 to 64 years 1,875 885 724 126 88 52 203 50 46 32 40 34
65 years and over 4,187 526 3,584 59 4 14 75 18 37 5 0 15

Male
 
      Total (17)
4,616 1,524 1,478 187 367 1,060 1,005 152 38 71 200 545
16 to 17 years 310 7 0 10 6 287 51 0 0 0 0 51
18 to 64 years 3,134 1,354 478 170 359 773 927 145 23 71 200 488
    18 to 24 years 644 64 7 15 73 485 368 14 0 13 43 298
    25 to 34 years 373 102 30 35 73 133 213 29 0 34 54 95
    35 to 54 years 1,270 805 91 89 153 133 255 70 7 23 80 76
    55 to 64 years 847 383 351 31 60 22 91 32 17 1 23 19
65 years and over 1,173 164 1,000 7 2 1 26 6 14 0 0 6

Female
 
      Total (17)
7,611 1,941 3,118 1,449 190 914 1,516 160 68 510 110 667
16 to 17 years 268 15 0 7 4 242 47 0 0 2 0 45
18 to 64 years 4,329 1,563 534 1,389 184 659 1,420 148 45 504 110 613
    18 to 24 years 799 69 22 262 36 409 610 41 0 143 22 404
    25 to 34 years 825 172 27 454 45 128 375 33 8 179 38 117
    35 to 54 years 1,677 820 113 579 74 92 324 55 7 152 33 76
    55 to 64 years 1,028 502 373 95 28 31 111 19 30 31 17 16
65 years and over 3,014 363 2,584 52 3 13 49 12 23 4 0 10

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
8,040 2,939 1,012 1,576 553 1,960 2,445 293 69 577 310 1,196
In families (2) 4,610 1,345 621 1,205 285 1,155 1,203 136 38 392 187 450
      Householder 1,928 716 303 626 95 189 640 87 23 259 98 172
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
2,708 675 69 962 150 852 905 105 8 341 129 323
      Householder 1,170 413 40 529 64 123 516 72 5 225 80 134
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,181 255 31 610 61 222 514 61 3 243 70 137
      Householder 575 135 16 342 25 57 336 41 3 162 45 85
In married-couple families (11) 2,632 659 538 785 104 547 599 75 29 186 104 206
      Husbands (11) 762 314 258 53 45 92 203 45 19 17 66 56
      Wives (11) 1,313 282 274 681 21 55 262 18 9 161 29 45
      Related children (18) 479 46 4 37 30 363 126 8 0 7 9 102
      Other 79 17 2 13 9 37 8 4 0 0 0 4
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,422 292 50 607 70 403 424 54 7 153 65 145
      Husbands (11) 292 140 31 35 34 52 141 34 7 17 47 36
      Wives (11) 725 114 17 538 18 37 193 13 0 131 16 33
      Related children (18) 364 23 0 23 14 304 82 3 0 5 2 72
      Other 40 15 2 11 3 9 8 4 0 0 0 4
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
664 120 24 371 24 126 236 29 2 106 33 66
      Husbands (11) 121 45 13 23 14 26 82 17 2 14 24 25
      Wives (11) 408 53 10 321 3 21 123 9 0 87 7 21
      Related children (18) 102 12 0 16 3 72 24 0 0 5 2 17
      Other 33 10 2 11 3 7 7 3 0 0 0 4
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
480 207 25 55 67 126 107 10 0 19 28 50
      Householder 230 131 18 25 30 25 57 5 0 6 22 24
      Other 249 75 7 30 37 100 49 5 0 13 6 26
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
239 88 5 30 31 86 57 3 0 11 18 24
      Householder 114 69 4 12 16 14 37 3 0 6 18 10
      Related children (18) 91 8 0 7 9 68 16 0 0 3 1 12
      Other 34 11 1 11 6 4 5 0 0 3 0 2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
76 27 2 17 15 14 24 1 0 6 11 6
      Householder 42 20 1 7 9 5 21 1 0 3 11 6
      Related children (18) 20 4 0 6 4 7 3 0 0 2 0 0
      Other 13 3 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,498 479 58 365 113 482 497 51 9 188 55 193
      Householder 705 286 17 287 27 89 350 46 9 168 37 90
      Other 793 193 41 78 86 394 147 6 0 20 18 103
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,047 295 14 326 50 363 425 47 1 176 46 154
      Householder 583 219 7 268 20 69 323 41 1 159 35 87
      Related children (18) 356 31 1 38 18 268 90 6 0 15 10 60
      Other 108 44 6 20 12 26 11 0 0 2 2 7
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
441 108 5 222 23 83 254 31 1 131 26 64
      Householder 292 65 2 185 10 30 215 27 1 114 20 53
      Related children (18) 78 8 1 22 8 40 32 5 0 15 6 8
      Other 70 35 2 15 5 13 6 0 0 2 0 4
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
80 17 0 39 2 22 31 3 0 18 1 9
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
3,351 1,577 391 332 266 783 1,212 153 31 166 123 738
      Male 1,607 735 184 67 170 450 553 84 4 38 86 341
        Householder 1,029 543 137 43 94 212 305 54 4 15 49 182
      Female 1,744 842 207 266 96 333 658 69 27 129 36 397
        Householder 1,040 635 171 68 48 118 330 46 20 54 14 195

Poverty Footnotes

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