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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: 2009

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2010 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 A.O.I.C.
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
66,569 10,544 29,328 10,814 4,176 11,707 18,957 1,926 2,097 3,375 2,619 8,940
16 to 17 years 5,179 83 18 133 98 4,846 1,166 11 1 9 15 1,130
18 to 64 years 34,508 8,669 5,061 10,097 3,881 6,800 15,873 1,730 912 3,242 2,454 7,536
    18 to 24 years 7,441 470 77 1,105 750 5,037 4,920 145 1 428 374 3,972
    25 to 34 years 5,452 805 157 2,654 889 948 3,325 367 7 975 516 1,460
    35 to 54 years 12,217 4,108 764 4,994 1,679 671 5,042 793 97 1,482 1,161 1,508
    55 to 64 years 9,398 3,285 4,063 1,345 563 143 2,586 424 807 358 402 595
65 years and over 26,882 1,792 24,249 583 197 61 1,919 186 1,185 124 150 274

Male
 
      Total (17)
26,693 5,082 12,347 703 2,645 5,915 8,445 911 1,156 503 1,668 4,207
16 to 17 years 2,646 54 12 35 52 2,494 610 5 1 5 10 589
18 to 64 years 12,992 4,334 2,122 639 2,491 3,407 6,856 816 494 466 1,584 3,495
    18 to 24 years 3,551 264 37 117 536 2,596 2,435 66 0 73 260 2,036
    25 to 34 years 1,669 417 63 146 595 448 1,329 151 6 131 378 664
    35 to 54 years 3,957 1,993 325 308 1,040 290 1,932 386 58 193 723 573
    55 to 64 years 3,815 1,659 1,696 68 320 72 1,159 214 431 69 223 222
65 years and over 11,055 694 10,214 30 102 15 979 89 660 32 74 123

Female
 
      Total (17)
39,876 5,462 16,981 10,110 1,532 5,792 10,512 1,015 942 2,871 951 4,733
16 to 17 years 2,533 30 7 98 47 2,352 556 6 0 4 5 541
18 to 64 years 21,516 4,335 2,939 9,458 1,390 3,393 9,017 913 417 2,776 870 4,041
    18 to 24 years 3,890 206 40 988 215 2,441 2,485 79 1 355 114 1,936
    25 to 34 years 3,783 387 93 2,508 293 501 1,995 216 1 844 138 797
    35 to 54 years 8,260 2,115 439 4,686 639 381 3,110 407 40 1,288 439 935
    55 to 64 years 5,583 1,627 2,367 1,277 243 70 1,427 211 376 288 179 373
65 years and over 15,828 1,097 14,035 554 95 47 940 96 525 92 76 151

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
39,687 8,752 5,080 10,230 3,979 11,646 17,038 1,741 912 3,250 2,469 8,666
In families (2) 33,164 6,208 4,093 9,554 2,971 10,338 13,894 1,307 763 2,852 1,922 7,050
      Householder 10,213 2,686 1,966 3,815 994 753 4,706 647 434 1,308 787 1,530
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
18,660 2,273 472 6,969 1,450 7,495 7,873 688 49 2,170 946 4,021
      Householder 5,203 1,125 191 2,904 549 434 2,729 378 24 1,048 441 837
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
7,045 761 182 4,103 592 1,407 3,223 319 11 1,317 415 1,162
      Householder 2,569 341 63 1,723 242 200 1,458 171 7 613 206 462
In married-couple families (11) 25,044 4,089 3,667 8,172 1,921 7,195 11,085 1,029 709 2,342 1,441 5,565
      Husbands (11) 4,219 1,593 1,449 258 669 250 2,440 432 385 215 642 767
      Wives (11) 11,973 1,576 2,040 7,307 548 503 4,700 440 314 1,987 494 1,464
      Related children (18) 8,024 683 80 424 592 6,247 3,704 121 2 108 262 3,211
      Other 828 238 98 184 113 196 240 36 7 31 43 123
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
13,911 1,386 340 5,909 958 5,318 6,238 509 45 1,762 730 3,192
      Husbands (11) 1,340 535 125 184 365 130 1,100 183 27 126 361 403
      Wives (11) 6,319 456 91 5,272 249 252 2,845 263 11 1,548 251 771
      Related children (18) 5,680 259 48 295 269 4,808 2,147 47 0 60 96 1,944
      Other 572 136 75 157 75 129 145 15 7 27 22 74
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
5,391 484 131 3,427 368 981 2,506 252 10 1,056 295 892
      Husbands (11) 540 160 34 101 157 88 559 72 6 79 181 222
      Wives (11) 3,463 156 30 3,050 92 135 1,552 157 1 924 69 400
      Related children (18) 1,009 88 7 161 81 673 297 14 0 29 34 220
      Other 380 80 60 115 39 86 97 9 2 24 12 50
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
2,300 610 185 289 369 848 863 75 24 89 209 466
      Householder 786 291 90 46 179 181 335 34 20 34 100 147
      Other 1,514 318 95 243 190 667 528 41 3 55 110 319
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,096 202 55 174 143 522 360 37 0 52 70 201
      Householder 338 122 26 21 85 85 154 23 0 22 42 67
      Related children (18) 509 30 6 52 25 396 127 7 0 12 9 99
      Other 249 51 23 101 33 41 79 6 0 17 19 35
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
299 50 18 103 56 72 160 12 0 33 40 75
      Householder 108 28 7 13 41 18 88 6 0 16 26 40
      Related children (18) 79 6 0 28 7 38 32 4 0 7 5 16
      Other 112 15 11 62 8 16 40 2 0 11 8 19
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
5,820 1,509 242 1,092 682 2,296 1,946 202 31 421 272 1,019
      Householder 1,996 732 127 704 191 242 888 141 24 321 114 289
      Other 3,824 778 115 388 490 2,053 1,058 62 8 100 158 731
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
3,653 685 78 886 350 1,654 1,275 143 3 356 146 627
      Householder 1,443 450 44 633 144 174 723 121 3 298 78 222
      Related children (18) 1,752 125 8 118 134 1,366 467 14 0 33 43 377
      Other 458 111 26 135 72 115 85 7 0 24 25 28
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,354 227 34 573 168 353 558 55 2 227 80 195
      Householder 730 139 17 420 74 80 392 46 2 184 42 118
      Related children (18) 375 34 4 64 43 229 106 5 0 24 16 61
      Other 249 53 12 88 51 44 61 4 0 19 22 15
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
189 23 4 75 22 65 74 13 0 30 5 26
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
6,333 2,521 982 601 987 1,243 3,070 421 149 368 542 1,590
      Male 3,049 1,255 424 109 648 614 1,634 219 76 108 398 834
        Householder 1,935 943 349 34 371 238 1,024 148 72 65 232 507
      Female 3,284 1,266 557 492 339 629 1,436 203 73 260 144 756
        Householder 2,004 993 494 99 176 242 858 144 69 110 92 443

Poverty Footnotes

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