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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 185% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,466 176 450 305 63 473 302 27 1 50 34 189
16 to 17 years 123 0 0 4 2 117 9 0 0 0 0 9
18 to 64 years 948 117 132 282 61 355 286 27 0 48 34 176
    18 to 24 years 243 8 4 17 16 198 98 8 0 9 4 77
    25 to 34 years 196 11 7 71 13 94 82 4 0 18 6 54
    35 to 54 years 327 56 21 164 23 62 87 10 0 20 20 38
    55 to 64 years 182 43 100 30 9 0 19 6 0 2 4 7
65 years and over 395 58 318 18 0 0 7 0 1 2 0 4

Male
 
      Total (17)
562 73 179 32 36 242 133 15 1 6 25 87
16 to 17 years 57 0 0 0 2 55 7 0 0 0 0 7
18 to 64 years 351 51 51 29 34 186 124 15 0 6 25 78
    18 to 24 years 115 5 2 1 8 99 49 5 0 2 3 38
    25 to 34 years 81 7 2 3 10 59 31 3 0 2 5 21
    35 to 54 years 91 22 9 19 13 27 32 3 0 0 13 17
    55 to 64 years 65 17 38 6 3 0 11 4 0 2 4 2
65 years and over 153 22 129 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1

Female
 
      Total (17)
904 103 271 273 27 231 169 12 0 44 9 103
16 to 17 years 66 0 0 4 0 62 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 597 66 82 253 27 169 162 12 0 43 9 98
    18 to 24 years 128 3 2 15 8 99 49 2 0 7 1 39
    25 to 34 years 115 4 5 68 3 35 51 1 0 16 1 33
    35 to 54 years 236 34 12 145 10 35 55 7 0 20 7 21
    55 to 64 years 118 26 62 24 6 0 7 2 0 0 0 5
65 years and over 241 36 190 16 0 0 5 0 0 2 0 2

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
1,071 118 132 287 63 472 295 27 0 48 34 186
In families (2) 804 66 113 265 43 316 190 22 0 41 25 102
      Householder 239 27 47 100 18 47 76 10 0 17 10 39
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
483 23 29 197 33 203 115 13 0 29 13 60
      Householder 129 10 6 80 15 18 50 5 0 14 7 25
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
209 9 18 119 17 44 49 4 0 17 3 25
      Householder 64 4 2 44 7 8 30 3 0 10 3 15
In married-couple families (11) 598 40 96 232 29 200 134 18 0 31 18 68
      Husbands (11) 114 21 32 23 13 25 50 10 0 2 15 23
      Wives (11) 290 15 54 191 5 25 55 4 0 25 4 22
      Related children (18) 159 4 1 4 8 141 29 3 0 4 0 22
      Other 35 0 10 13 2 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
356 14 22 172 21 128 85 10 0 20 11 42
      Husbands (11) 52 10 4 16 10 12 33 5 0 0 11 16
      Wives (11) 170 4 8 147 5 6 35 2 0 20 0 12
      Related children (18) 109 0 0 2 3 104 17 3 0 0 0 14
      Other 25 0 9 8 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
181 7 12 107 14 40 40 4 0 15 2 19
      Husbands (11) 29 4 0 10 8 8 15 4 0 0 2 9
      Wives (11) 101 4 2 89 3 3 21 1 0 15 0 6
      Related children (18) 29 0 0 2 2 26 4 0 0 0 0 4
      Other 22 0 9 6 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
58 6 8 4 8 32 17 1 0 0 5 11
      Householder 17 1 4 0 3 9 6 1 0 0 3 2
      Other 41 5 4 4 5 23 12 0 0 0 2 9
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
32 2 4 2 7 17 6 1 0 0 1 4
      Householder 5 0 2 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 1
      Related children (18) 14 0 0 2 0 12 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 13 2 2 0 4 5 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
148 20 9 30 6 84 39 3 0 10 2 23
      Householder 49 9 2 18 4 16 17 1 0 4 0 11
      Other 99 12 7 11 1 67 22 2 0 6 2 12
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
95 7 3 23 6 58 24 2 0 8 0 14
      Householder 30 4 0 13 4 8 11 0 0 4 0 7
      Related children (18) 54 3 0 4 1 47 11 2 0 2 0 7
      Other 11 0 3 6 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
22 2 2 11 3 4 8 0 0 3 0 5
      Householder 12 2 0 7 2 1 5 0 0 3 0 3
      Related children (18) 4 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 6 0 2 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)
265 51 18 21 19 156 106 5 0 8 9 83
      Male 121 20 12 3 11 75 41 0 0 2 6 33
        Householder 70 12 10 2 7 40 28 0 0 0 6 22
      Female 144 31 7 18 8 80 64 5 0 6 3 51
        Householder 85 26 7 2 6 44 37 3 0 3 2 29

Poverty Footnotes

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