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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.
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
970 102 216 196 72 384 162 10 3 32 28 90
16 to 17 years 59 0 0 7 2 51 4 0 0 0 0 4
18 to 64 years 705 79 48 180 67 331 158 9 3 32 28 86
    18 to 24 years 196 1 4 20 8 163 63 1 0 1 14 47
    25 to 34 years 166 2 8 45 10 101 39 0 0 8 3 27
    35 to 54 years 244 46 11 94 39 54 45 7 0 19 9 11
    55 to 64 years 100 31 26 21 10 12 10 1 3 4 2 1
65 years and over 206 23 168 9 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
406 37 100 23 36 210 78 7 0 7 12 53
16 to 17 years 15 0 0 0 0 15 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 307 36 20 23 34 194 76 6 0 7 12 51
    18 to 24 years 101 0 2 3 6 90 27 0 0 0 2 25
    25 to 34 years 81 1 4 4 2 70 24 0 0 3 2 19
    35 to 54 years 90 24 4 14 21 28 19 6 0 0 6 7
    55 to 64 years 35 11 9 2 5 7 6 0 0 4 2 0
65 years and over 84 2 80 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
564 65 116 173 36 174 84 3 3 25 16 38
16 to 17 years 44 0 0 7 2 36 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 398 44 28 158 33 137 81 3 3 25 16 35
    18 to 24 years 95 0 1 17 2 73 36 1 0 1 12 23
    25 to 34 years 85 1 3 41 8 31 15 0 0 5 1 8
    35 to 54 years 154 22 6 80 18 27 26 1 0 18 3 4
    55 to 64 years 65 20 17 19 4 5 5 1 3 0 0 1
65 years and over 122 21 88 9 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
765 79 48 187 69 382 162 9 3 32 28 90
In families (2) 481 47 36 174 50 175 93 6 2 24 25 35
      Householder 159 23 13 57 30 36 42 6 2 8 11 15
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
336 24 11 142 30 129 69 6 0 21 16 26
      Householder 105 11 1 51 18 25 36 6 0 8 10 13
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
161 15 3 91 11 41 37 2 0 8 13 14
      Householder 58 3 0 29 6 19 20 2 0 2 7 8
In married-couple families (11) 334 31 30 134 40 99 61 5 2 15 15 25
      Husbands (11) 75 18 8 6 17 25 22 5 0 1 6 10
      Wives (11) 160 10 12 107 15 16 27 0 2 14 8 4
      Related children (18) 64 1 0 12 7 43 12 0 0 0 2 11
      Other 34 2 10 8 0 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
228 14 9 111 21 73 50 5 0 15 12 19
      Husbands (11) 38 8 0 6 9 14 22 5 0 1 6 10
      Wives (11) 110 4 0 89 7 10 22 0 0 14 6 3
      Related children (18) 53 0 0 11 5 37 7 0 0 0 0 7
      Other 27 2 8 5 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
126 10 3 76 9 28 27 2 0 5 9 12
      Husbands (11) 26 7 0 5 2 11 14 2 0 1 3 8
      Wives (11) 69 1 0 58 4 6 12 0 0 4 6 3
      Related children (18) 20 0 0 11 3 6 2 0 0 0 0 2
      Other 11 2 3 2 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
52 3 2 19 2 27 9 0 0 2 4 3
      Householder 17 3 1 4 2 8 3 0 0 1 0 2
      Other 36 0 1 15 0 19 7 0 0 1 4 1
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
35 3 1 12 2 18 5 0 0 1 4 0
      Householder 12 3 0 2 2 5 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 11 0 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 11 0 1 8 0 2 4 0 0 0 4 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
17 0 1 7 0 9 4 0 0 0 4 0
      Householder 6 0 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Related children (18) 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 8 0 1 6 0 2 4 0 0 0 4 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
95 12 4 21 9 50 22 1 0 8 6 8
      Householder 44 6 4 18 8 9 13 1 0 6 1 6
      Other 51 6 0 3 1 41 9 0 0 2 6 2
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
72 6 1 19 8 38 14 1 0 6 1 7
      Householder 33 2 1 16 7 7 13 1 0 6 1 6
      Related children (18) 30 0 0 0 1 29 1 0 0 0 0 1
      Other 9 4 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
18 4 0 7 2 4 5 1 0 2 0 2
      Householder 11 0 0 7 1 3 5 1 0 2 0 2
      Related children (18) 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
7 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
277 33 12 11 17 204 69 4 0 8 2 55
      Male 152 10 6 6 10 120 34 1 0 4 0 29
        Householder 78 6 6 3 8 55 17 0 0 0 0 16
      Female 125 23 6 5 7 84 35 2 0 3 2 26
        Householder 60 16 1 1 4 39 12 2 0 3 0 6

Poverty Footnotes

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