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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
Asian A.O.I.C.
Below 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,052 145 304 226 49 328 184 13 0 29 21 120
16 to 17 years 73 0 0 3 2 68 8 0 0 0 0 8
18 to 64 years 723 103 105 208 47 260 175 13 0 29 21 111
    18 to 24 years 161 6 2 15 10 128 61 4 0 7 1 49
    25 to 34 years 162 11 4 54 10 82 50 2 0 13 6 29
    35 to 54 years 264 52 18 123 20 50 57 4 0 8 12 32
    55 to 64 years 136 34 80 16 7 0 8 2 0 2 2 1
65 years and over 257 42 200 14 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

Male
 
      Total (17)
391 63 115 22 24 166 78 5 0 4 16 53
16 to 17 years 31 0 0 0 2 29 6 0 0 0 0 6
18 to 64 years 271 48 42 22 23 137 71 5 0 4 16 46
    18 to 24 years 66 3 0 1 4 57 25 2 0 0 0 22
    25 to 34 years 72 7 2 3 7 54 18 1 0 2 5 10
    35 to 54 years 79 22 9 13 10 25 22 0 0 0 8 13
    55 to 64 years 53 16 31 4 2 0 6 2 0 2 2 0
65 years and over 89 15 73 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1

Female
 
      Total (17)
661 82 189 203 25 162 106 8 0 26 5 67
16 to 17 years 42 0 0 3 0 39 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 451 55 63 187 25 123 104 8 0 26 5 65
    18 to 24 years 95 3 2 13 6 70 36 2 0 7 1 26
    25 to 34 years 89 4 2 52 3 28 32 1 0 11 1 19
    35 to 54 years 184 30 9 110 10 25 35 4 0 8 4 19
    55 to 64 years 83 18 49 11 6 0 2 1 0 0 0 1
65 years and over 167 27 126 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
796 103 105 212 49 328 183 13 0 29 21 119
In families (2) 547 55 86 190 31 185 108 10 0 23 17 58
      Householder 185 20 41 72 15 37 53 6 0 13 10 24
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
318 17 17 145 24 115 64 7 0 13 10 34
      Householder 101 7 4 62 13 15 37 4 0 10 7 17
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
155 7 13 88 14 34 28 3 0 9 3 13
      Householder 50 1 2 31 7 8 21 3 0 7 3 9
In married-couple families (11) 425 40 75 165 23 121 76 8 0 17 12 39
      Husbands (11) 97 20 26 16 11 24 32 5 0 2 10 16
      Wives (11) 222 15 43 143 5 15 28 3 0 12 2 11
      Related children (18) 88 4 0 3 6 75 16 0 0 4 0 12
      Other 17 0 6 4 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
242 14 13 124 17 75 45 5 0 9 8 23
      Husbands (11) 43 10 2 10 10 11 25 3 0 0 8 14
      Wives (11) 129 4 5 112 5 4 16 2 0 9 0 4
      Related children (18) 56 0 0 0 2 54 4 0 0 0 0 4
      Other 13 0 6 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
135 7 9 76 12 31 19 3 0 6 2 8
      Husbands (11) 26 4 0 6 8 8 11 2 0 0 2 8
      Wives (11) 77 4 2 68 3 1 7 1 0 6 0 1
      Related children (18) 20 0 0 0 2 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 12 0 6 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
38 4 8 4 3 20 7 0 0 0 5 2
      Householder 12 1 4 0 1 6 3 0 0 0 3 0
      Other 26 3 4 4 2 14 4 0 0 0 2 2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
20 2 4 2 3 9 3 0 0 0 1 2
      Householder 4 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
      Related children (18) 9 0 0 2 0 7 2 0 0 0 0 2
      Other 8 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
6 0 4 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
      Householder 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
      Related children (18) 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
84 11 3 21 5 44 25 2 0 6 0 17
      Householder 31 3 2 13 4 10 14 0 0 4 0 9
      Other 53 8 1 9 0 34 12 2 0 2 0 8
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
56 1 0 19 5 31 16 2 0 4 0 9
      Householder 22 0 0 11 4 6 10 0 0 4 0 6
      Related children (18) 27 1 0 3 0 22 5 2 0 0 0 4
      Other 7 0 0 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
15 0 0 10 2 2 8 0 0 3 0 5
      Householder 10 0 0 7 2 1 5 0 0 3 0 3
      Related children (18) 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
246 48 18 21 17 142 75 3 0 6 4 61
      Male 111 20 11 3 9 68 24 0 0 2 1 20
        Householder 64 12 9 2 5 36 14 0 0 0 1 12
      Female 135 28 7 18 8 74 51 3 0 4 3 41
        Householder 75 23 7 2 6 37 30 3 0 2 2 24

Poverty Footnotes

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