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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
Black A.O.I.C.
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
4,606 1,430 612 765 734 1,065 524 78 4 126 83 233
16 to 17 years 437 18 5 9 18 389 26 0 0 0 0 26
18 to 64 years 3,530 1,238 166 751 703 672 493 78 1 126 82 207
    18 to 24 years 872 96 11 173 181 412 182 13 0 44 21 103
    25 to 34 years 776 159 11 261 209 137 139 23 0 44 20 52
    35 to 54 years 1,311 640 33 266 263 109 137 31 0 33 24 49
    55 to 64 years 571 343 110 51 51 15 36 11 1 5 16 3
65 years and over 639 174 441 6 13 5 4 1 3 0 1 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
1,839 565 214 132 416 512 167 23 1 14 42 86
16 to 17 years 214 9 0 3 9 192 10 0 0 0 0 10
18 to 64 years 1,421 504 65 129 404 320 156 22 1 14 42 76
    18 to 24 years 399 51 5 31 111 202 61 0 0 0 15 46
    25 to 34 years 285 80 4 28 114 59 45 8 0 8 10 19
    35 to 54 years 506 237 16 57 145 51 39 11 0 4 13 11
    55 to 64 years 231 137 40 13 35 7 11 3 1 2 4 1
65 years and over 204 52 149 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
2,767 865 397 633 318 553 356 55 3 112 40 146
16 to 17 years 224 9 4 6 9 196 16 0 0 0 0 16
18 to 64 years 2,108 734 101 622 299 352 337 55 0 112 40 130
    18 to 24 years 472 45 7 142 70 209 121 13 0 44 6 57
    25 to 34 years 492 80 7 233 95 77 94 15 0 36 10 33
    35 to 54 years 805 403 17 209 119 57 97 19 0 28 12 38
    55 to 64 years 339 207 70 38 16 8 25 7 0 3 13 2
65 years and over 435 122 292 6 10 5 3 0 3 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
3,967 1,256 170 759 721 1,060 520 78 1 126 82 233
In families (2) 2,637 649 100 616 467 804 347 49 1 111 53 133
      Householder 1,099 340 48 402 212 97 221 37 0 90 25 69
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
1,917 381 36 524 337 639 303 44 0 100 40 119
      Householder 865 230 15 362 188 70 206 34 0 85 22 65
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
871 133 16 338 153 232 175 27 0 77 13 58
      Householder 460 74 3 245 96 42 133 21 0 67 7 38
In married-couple families (11) 578 120 58 173 96 131 66 15 1 16 11 23
      Husbands (11) 167 52 24 26 45 20 24 9 1 4 6 3
      Wives (11) 239 49 28 134 18 10 26 3 0 12 5 5
      Related children (18) 144 20 4 12 24 86 14 0 0 0 0 14
      Other 27 0 2 1 8 15 3 3 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
416 65 14 147 85 105 59 11 0 16 11 21
      Husbands (11) 105 28 5 19 38 14 19 5 0 4 6 3
      Wives (11) 170 25 5 117 16 7 26 3 0 12 5 5
      Related children (18) 119 12 2 10 22 73 13 0 0 0 0 13
      Other 23 0 2 1 8 11 3 3 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
231 27 6 101 42 56 28 4 0 11 3 9
      Husbands (11) 61 12 0 13 25 11 7 0 0 2 2 2
      Wives (11) 105 10 2 83 6 5 14 1 0 9 1 2
      Related children (18) 52 5 2 4 11 31 4 0 0 0 0 4
      Other 13 0 2 1 0 9 3 3 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
302 102 7 41 83 69 23 0 0 5 11 7
      Householder 143 49 4 27 48 16 14 0 0 5 6 2
      Other 159 53 3 14 35 54 9 0 0 0 5 5
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
148 39 0 20 47 44 16 0 0 5 6 5
      Householder 86 26 0 16 39 5 12 0 0 5 4 2
      Related children (18) 32 0 0 1 2 29 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 31 12 0 3 6 10 1 0 0 0 1 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
59 13 0 13 25 8 5 0 0 0 2 3
      Householder 43 5 0 12 25 0 3 0 0 0 1 2
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 1
      Other 13 8 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 1 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,756 427 35 402 288 603 258 34 0 90 31 103
      Householder 770 246 19 298 136 71 179 30 0 76 10 62
      Other 987 181 16 104 152 532 80 4 0 14 21 41
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,352 277 22 358 206 490 228 33 0 79 24 92
      Householder 656 179 9 283 126 60 167 29 0 71 9 59
      Related children (18) 550 54 3 46 61 386 51 3 0 3 13 32
      Other 146 44 10 29 19 44 10 1 0 5 2 2
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
582 93 10 224 86 169 142 22 0 66 8 46
      Householder 348 55 3 190 61 38 120 21 0 62 4 33
      Related children (18) 169 14 0 26 14 115 16 0 0 1 2 13
      Other 65 24 7 8 10 16 6 1 0 3 2 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
26 1 0 13 3 8 3 0 0 2 1 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,304 605 70 130 250 248 169 28 0 13 28 100
      Male 618 267 28 37 164 122 92 10 0 5 17 59
        Householder 344 177 19 15 80 53 58 7 0 0 8 43
      Female 686 338 42 94 86 127 78 18 0 8 11 41
        Householder 473 287 39 33 58 56 49 13 0 3 9 24

Poverty Footnotes

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