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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
Asian A.O.I.C.
All income levels

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
4,049 377 1,216 913 274 1,269 976 64 48 213 121 531
16 to 17 years 376 1 0 15 2 357 31 0 0 0 0 30
18 to 64 years 2,556 267 274 850 261 904 894 63 16 209 112 494
    18 to 24 years 675 10 8 60 43 553 240 3 0 12 22 202
    25 to 34 years 586 31 15 249 58 232 269 12 0 82 21 155
    35 to 54 years 804 112 54 424 120 95 294 34 0 104 50 105
    55 to 64 years 491 114 197 118 40 23 92 14 16 11 19 32
65 years and over 1,118 109 943 47 11 8 51 0 32 4 9 6

Male
 
      Total (17)
1,467 160 472 63 150 622 400 24 28 34 57 258
16 to 17 years 160 1 0 7 0 152 16 0 0 0 0 16
18 to 64 years 887 123 101 55 141 467 357 23 7 34 52 240
    18 to 24 years 343 10 4 8 34 287 122 2 0 7 8 104
    25 to 34 years 187 17 8 15 17 130 103 5 0 7 11 80
    35 to 54 years 199 52 17 22 68 40 93 14 0 14 25 40
    55 to 64 years 159 44 72 10 23 10 39 2 7 6 7 16
65 years and over 420 36 370 2 9 3 27 0 20 0 5 2

Female
 
      Total (17)
2,582 217 745 849 125 647 576 40 20 179 65 273
16 to 17 years 216 0 0 8 2 205 15 0 0 0 0 15
18 to 64 years 1,669 144 172 796 120 436 537 40 9 174 60 254
    18 to 24 years 332 0 3 52 10 266 118 1 0 5 14 98
    25 to 34 years 400 15 7 235 41 102 166 7 0 74 9 75
    35 to 54 years 605 60 37 401 52 55 200 20 0 91 25 65
    55 to 64 years 332 69 125 108 17 13 53 12 9 4 12 16
65 years and over 698 72 572 45 2 6 24 0 11 4 4 4

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
2,932 268 274 866 264 1,261 925 63 16 209 112 524
In families (2) 2,558 221 248 845 237 1,006 749 55 14 193 94 393
      Householder 604 78 94 216 97 120 235 24 5 78 35 92
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
1,515 101 57 619 100 638 421 32 2 156 44 188
      Householder 340 34 17 170 44 75 140 17 0 64 18 42
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
596 40 28 364 36 128 188 12 2 98 23 54
      Householder 170 10 8 106 13 33 74 5 0 42 9 17
In married-couple families (11) 1,991 149 190 752 179 722 596 47 12 172 71 293
      Husbands (11) 238 55 66 17 56 44 122 13 7 14 27 61
      Wives (11) 954 55 92 653 72 82 300 29 4 145 36 84
      Related children (18) 656 24 0 40 40 552 148 3 0 8 5 132
      Other 143 15 31 42 11 45 27 2 0 6 3 16
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,212 68 47 562 81 455 349 28 0 143 36 143
      Husbands (11) 106 21 12 16 32 25 65 8 0 11 16 30
      Wives (11) 585 26 8 483 28 40 195 18 0 121 15 41
      Related children (18) 407 8 0 29 12 359 72 1 0 6 1 63
      Other 113 13 27 34 8 32 17 0 0 4 3 9
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
536 32 22 338 34 110 165 10 0 89 18 47
      Husbands (11) 50 9 2 14 9 17 39 4 0 8 7 20
      Wives (11) 346 13 1 290 13 28 99 5 0 73 8 13
      Related children (18) 67 0 0 15 6 46 14 1 0 4 0 9
      Other 73 10 18 20 6 20 12 0 0 4 3 5
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
241 30 29 44 28 110 54 2 1 9 11 31
      Householder 63 5 5 4 11 38 18 0 0 2 2 14
      Other 178 25 24 40 17 73 36 2 1 7 9 17
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
95 14 1 20 6 56 21 0 1 4 6 10
      Householder 29 3 0 2 4 19 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 33 0 0 1 0 32 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 34 10 1 16 2 5 17 0 1 3 6 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
24 2 1 12 0 10 9 0 1 4 5 0
      Householder 6 0 0 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 14 2 1 10 0 2 9 0 1 3 5 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
325 42 30 49 30 174 98 6 1 12 12 69
      Householder 116 20 22 24 19 31 34 4 0 9 1 20
      Other 209 22 7 25 11 143 64 1 1 2 11 48
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
208 19 9 37 14 128 51 4 0 9 2 36
      Householder 67 9 7 20 9 22 28 3 0 9 1 15
      Related children (18) 113 4 0 7 3 98 17 0 0 0 0 16
      Other 28 6 2 10 3 8 6 0 0 0 2 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
36 6 6 13 2 8 13 2 0 5 0 7
      Householder 18 0 6 7 1 4 9 2 0 4 0 3
      Related children (18) 6 0 0 2 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 11 6 0 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
9 0 0 5 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 1
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
365 47 25 16 25 252 175 8 2 16 18 131
      Male 200 18 13 7 16 146 88 6 0 6 6 71
        Householder 111 13 11 5 13 70 48 2 0 0 2 43
      Female 165 29 12 8 9 106 87 3 2 11 12 60
        Householder 91 20 7 5 5 54 45 3 2 7 9 25

Poverty Footnotes

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