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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 alone
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
12,862 3,259 2,738 2,772 1,416 2,676 2,278 299 46 560 410 963
16 to 17 years 844 23 3 45 10 763 59 1 0 1 3 53
18 to 64 years 9,644 2,874 835 2,671 1,371 1,892 2,160 287 26 554 392 900
    18 to 24 years 2,193 145 29 508 287 1,223 788 32 1 153 84 519
    25 to 34 years 1,961 297 34 917 327 386 612 70 0 205 115 222
    35 to 54 years 3,740 1,639 162 1,084 605 249 577 131 3 162 154 127
    55 to 64 years 1,751 793 609 163 152 34 182 55 22 34 39 32
65 years and over 2,374 362 1,900 56 35 21 60 10 20 4 15 10

Male
 
      Total (17)
4,843 1,406 954 313 884 1,285 903 131 19 68 257 427
16 to 17 years 390 13 0 7 6 364 32 1 0 0 3 27
18 to 64 years 3,738 1,278 381 304 859 916 846 122 14 68 244 398
    18 to 24 years 886 57 18 38 185 588 303 13 0 20 45 225
    25 to 34 years 607 128 10 89 198 182 219 26 0 20 78 95
    35 to 54 years 1,464 748 55 151 385 125 249 61 3 25 94 65
    55 to 64 years 780 344 298 26 92 21 75 21 11 3 27 12
65 years and over 715 116 573 1 19 6 25 8 5 0 10 2

Female
 
      Total (17)
8,019 1,853 1,784 2,459 532 1,391 1,375 168 27 492 153 536
16 to 17 years 453 10 3 37 3 399 27 0 0 1 0 25
18 to 64 years 5,906 1,596 454 2,367 512 976 1,314 166 12 486 148 503
    18 to 24 years 1,307 88 11 470 103 635 485 20 1 133 39 293
    25 to 34 years 1,353 168 24 827 129 204 393 44 0 186 37 127
    35 to 54 years 2,276 891 107 933 220 124 328 69 0 137 60 62
    55 to 64 years 971 449 312 137 60 13 107 33 11 30 12 20
65 years and over 1,659 247 1,326 55 16 16 34 2 15 4 5 8

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
10,488 2,897 838 2,716 1,381 2,655 2,218 289 26 556 395 953
In families (2) 6,373 1,465 479 2,099 721 1,609 1,160 142 15 341 246 416
      Householder 2,678 796 244 1,053 334 250 683 107 7 252 124 193
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
4,482 815 112 1,802 464 1,290 893 112 2 309 170 300
      Householder 1,926 503 52 928 249 194 564 92 2 238 88 143
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
2,320 318 57 1,237 243 464 583 56 0 233 111 183
      Householder 1,096 178 24 660 133 100 378 43 0 178 58 98
In married-couple families (11) 3,440 709 370 1,343 329 689 503 57 15 126 135 169
      Husbands (11) 858 332 161 108 175 82 205 28 8 16 77 75
      Wives (11) 1,724 261 183 1,137 83 60 210 18 7 108 31 46
      Related children (18) 714 83 13 56 55 507 76 9 0 1 25 41
      Other 144 33 14 43 16 39 12 2 0 1 3 7
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
2,319 347 65 1,147 196 563 349 35 2 107 94 111
      Husbands (11) 432 160 25 78 115 53 145 20 2 12 58 54
      Wives (11) 1,175 104 16 982 38 35 141 9 0 93 19 18
      Related children (18) 577 56 11 44 28 438 51 4 0 1 13 32
      Other 135 28 13 43 16 36 12 2 0 1 3 6
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,292 150 34 785 90 233 241 25 0 85 60 70
      Husbands (11) 213 65 8 48 51 40 102 14 0 10 40 38
      Wives (11) 758 42 10 675 13 19 108 9 0 74 12 14
      Related children (18) 216 24 4 27 17 144 20 2 0 0 6 12
      Other 104 19 12 34 8 31 11 1 0 1 3 6
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
612 158 45 97 120 192 106 8 0 12 41 45
      Householder 292 107 21 27 81 56 57 8 0 7 24 18
      Other 320 51 23 71 39 136 49 0 0 5 17 27
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
379 90 17 68 72 133 73 8 0 10 19 36
      Householder 186 72 9 14 55 36 44 8 0 7 14 15
      Related children (18) 111 5 2 17 4 84 15 0 0 1 2 12
      Other 82 13 6 37 12 13 14 0 0 2 3 9
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
140 31 5 36 43 25 42 1 0 8 10 24
      Householder 75 20 3 8 36 8 26 1 0 6 8 11
      Related children (18) 18 2 0 4 0 12 5 0 0 1 0 4
      Other 46 9 1 24 7 5 11 0 0 1 2 9
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,321 598 64 659 272 728 551 77 0 203 69 202
      Householder 1,193 383 33 516 130 131 394 69 0 183 41 102
      Other 1,128 215 31 143 142 597 157 8 0 20 28 100
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,785 377 30 587 196 593 472 69 0 191 58 153
      Householder 1,017 290 15 482 119 112 369 64 0 177 35 93
      Related children (18) 588 47 3 64 45 429 75 3 0 10 9 53
      Other 179 41 13 41 33 52 28 3 0 4 14 8
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
889 138 18 416 111 207 300 30 0 140 41 89
      Householder 574 97 8 339 69 61 239 26 0 128 24 61
      Related children (18) 200 14 1 45 19 122 38 2 0 9 5 23
      Other 115 26 9 32 23 24 23 3 0 3 12 5
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
132 17 1 63 19 31 49 7 0 27 5 10
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
3,982 1,415 358 554 641 1,015 1,009 140 10 187 145 527
      Male 1,786 634 160 101 411 480 455 75 6 40 95 240
        Householder 935 415 109 29 201 182 235 50 6 24 50 106
      Female 2,197 781 198 453 230 536 554 65 5 147 49 288
        Householder 1,083 566 154 83 89 190 253 46 5 53 19 131

Poverty Footnotes

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