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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
Hispanic (any race)
Below 100% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
4,163 780 490 1,367 488 1,039 682 70 4 160 202 247
16 to 17 years 437 8 0 26 3 399 18 0 0 1 1 16
18 to 64 years 3,243 674 150 1,308 477 634 649 66 2 156 194 231
    18 to 24 years 858 35 16 227 135 444 208 3 1 33 44 127
    25 to 34 years 840 76 16 509 120 120 226 17 0 67 81 61
    35 to 54 years 1,184 392 19 522 189 62 186 39 0 50 55 42
    55 to 64 years 360 171 98 51 32 8 28 7 1 6 13 1
65 years and over 484 97 340 32 9 6 16 4 2 3 8 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
1,485 386 174 115 313 497 301 24 0 9 149 119
16 to 17 years 188 4 0 3 2 179 14 0 0 0 1 13
18 to 64 years 1,140 341 64 112 308 315 280 23 0 9 142 106
    18 to 24 years 342 18 10 11 86 217 92 0 0 4 32 57
    25 to 34 years 221 35 4 53 74 55 100 4 0 4 63 29
    35 to 54 years 409 201 4 44 123 37 75 15 0 1 38 20
    55 to 64 years 168 87 46 4 25 6 13 3 0 0 10 0
65 years and over 157 41 110 0 3 3 8 1 0 0 6 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
2,678 393 315 1,252 175 542 381 46 3 151 53 128
16 to 17 years 249 4 0 23 1 220 4 0 0 1 0 3
18 to 64 years 2,103 333 86 1,197 168 319 369 44 2 147 51 125
    18 to 24 years 517 17 6 216 49 228 116 3 1 29 13 71
    25 to 34 years 620 41 12 456 46 65 126 13 0 62 18 32
    35 to 54 years 775 191 16 478 66 24 111 23 0 49 17 22
    55 to 64 years 192 84 52 47 7 2 15 4 1 6 3 1
65 years and over 327 56 230 32 6 3 8 2 1 3 2 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
3,679 682 150 1,335 479 1,033 667 66 2 157 195 247
In families (2) 2,813 433 102 1,134 312 831 468 50 0 118 143 158
      Householder 972 217 40 509 128 79 257 49 0 78 58 72
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
2,328 290 53 1,046 229 712 366 41 0 109 98 118
      Householder 815 159 22 475 98 62 214 40 0 76 42 57
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,325 129 36 739 135 286 239 19 0 81 70 69
      Householder 511 61 14 345 57 34 134 19 0 57 28 31
In married-couple families (11) 1,505 188 67 749 135 365 185 15 0 43 75 52
      Husbands (11) 220 83 20 42 63 11 76 11 0 2 39 23
      Wives (11) 775 58 28 639 30 20 71 4 0 39 15 12
      Related children (18) 401 29 6 27 32 308 27 0 0 0 18 10
      Other 109 17 13 42 10 27 11 0 0 1 3 7
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,284 129 31 702 93 329 147 9 0 40 57 42
      Husbands (11) 157 54 9 38 46 10 61 6 0 2 33 20
      Wives (11) 674 36 6 599 19 14 58 3 0 38 11 7
      Related children (18) 353 23 5 23 18 283 19 0 0 0 10 9
      Other 102 17 10 42 10 22 10 0 0 1 3 6
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
796 70 25 495 57 149 105 7 0 32 42 24
      Husbands (11) 94 25 6 27 28 8 42 5 0 2 25 10
      Wives (11) 463 20 5 422 9 6 42 2 0 29 9 2
      Related children (18) 157 13 4 13 13 114 11 0 0 0 6 5
      Other 82 11 10 33 6 20 10 0 0 1 3 6
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
270 68 10 58 47 86 58 3 0 5 29 21
      Householder 101 36 4 8 28 24 30 3 0 0 15 12
      Other 169 33 6 51 18 62 28 0 0 5 14 9
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
185 41 6 45 27 65 31 3 0 4 9 15
      Householder 72 26 4 8 18 16 18 3 0 0 6 9
      Related children (18) 48 4 0 5 1 38 5 0 0 1 0 4
      Other 65 12 3 32 8 11 7 0 0 2 3 2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
77 20 1 29 14 13 18 0 0 2 6 9
      Householder 27 10 1 5 9 2 11 0 0 0 5 6
      Related children (18) 8 1 0 0 0 7 2 0 0 1 0 1
      Other 42 9 0 24 5 4 4 0 0 1 2 2
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,038 177 24 327 131 379 225 32 0 70 39 85
      Householder 457 103 13 242 59 41 149 31 0 60 16 42
      Other 581 74 12 85 72 338 77 1 0 10 23 43
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
859 119 16 299 108 318 188 29 0 65 32 62
      Householder 400 78 9 227 51 35 136 29 0 58 14 35
      Related children (18) 365 21 2 43 33 266 32 0 0 5 4 23
      Other 94 20 5 29 24 17 20 1 0 2 13 3
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
451 39 9 215 64 124 116 12 0 47 22 35
      Householder 244 20 5 162 30 26 78 11 0 41 9 17
      Related children (18) 144 9 0 28 16 91 20 0 0 5 1 15
      Other 63 9 4 25 17 8 17 1 0 2 12 3
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
50 6 1 29 5 9 16 3 0 8 1 3
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
817 244 46 171 162 193 183 13 2 31 51 86
      Male 402 137 24 28 122 92 98 9 0 4 43 43
        Householder 132 65 8 5 30 24 31 3 0 2 12 14
      Female 414 106 23 143 41 101 85 4 2 27 8 43
        Householder 171 87 16 19 12 37 30 4 2 5 1 17

Poverty Footnotes

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