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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 A.O.I.C.
Below 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
17,961 4,546 4,748 3,512 1,759 3,397 3,159 406 90 736 596 1,331
16 to 17 years 1,157 28 5 51 19 1,054 89 4 0 1 3 80
18 to 64 years 12,389 3,900 1,123 3,351 1,698 2,318 2,969 384 47 724 578 1,236
    18 to 24 years 2,719 187 31 612 358 1,532 1,059 41 1 183 118 717
    25 to 34 years 2,453 378 60 1,165 408 442 806 100 0 258 157 290
    35 to 54 years 4,715 2,130 196 1,361 728 300 828 170 9 224 240 185
    55 to 64 years 2,503 1,206 836 213 203 45 275 73 38 59 63 43
65 years and over 4,416 618 3,620 110 42 26 102 19 43 10 15 15

Male
 
      Total (17)
6,734 2,001 1,596 364 1,131 1,641 1,325 185 37 94 388 621
16 to 17 years 546 16 0 8 12 510 50 4 0 0 3 43
18 to 64 years 4,847 1,778 493 352 1,097 1,125 1,241 170 28 94 375 575
    18 to 24 years 1,117 75 18 53 242 728 437 14 0 25 69 328
    25 to 34 years 748 160 24 97 256 211 315 39 0 31 113 132
    35 to 54 years 1,872 1,006 69 176 466 154 363 79 7 28 150 99
    55 to 64 years 1,109 536 382 26 133 32 126 37 21 10 42 16
65 years and over 1,342 207 1,103 4 21 7 34 11 9 0 10 4

Female
 
      Total (17)
11,228 2,544 3,151 3,148 628 1,756 1,835 222 53 643 208 710
16 to 17 years 611 12 5 43 7 544 39 0 0 1 0 37
18 to 64 years 7,543 2,122 629 2,999 600 1,193 1,728 214 19 631 203 661
    18 to 24 years 1,601 111 13 558 115 804 623 27 1 157 49 389
    25 to 34 years 1,704 217 36 1,068 152 231 491 61 0 228 44 158
    35 to 54 years 2,842 1,123 126 1,185 262 145 465 90 2 196 90 86
    55 to 64 years 1,395 670 454 187 70 13 150 36 17 49 20 27
65 years and over 3,074 411 2,517 106 21 19 68 8 34 10 5 12

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
13,546 3,928 1,128 3,402 1,717 3,372 3,058 388 47 726 581 1,316
In families (2) 8,672 2,045 670 2,759 961 2,236 1,694 207 29 489 351 617
      Householder 3,431 1,083 342 1,303 403 300 913 137 16 329 178 253
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
5,945 1,088 144 2,328 597 1,788 1,303 166 8 424 262 442
      Householder 2,380 651 68 1,143 291 227 746 118 6 306 130 185
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
2,952 412 67 1,574 306 595 811 88 3 320 156 243
      Householder 1,317 223 29 799 149 116 490 60 2 228 77 123
In married-couple families (11) 4,881 1,038 525 1,873 450 995 827 107 28 222 198 271
      Husbands (11) 1,172 497 220 122 225 109 305 49 18 26 114 99
      Wives (11) 2,432 374 270 1,610 99 79 356 36 11 189 49 72
      Related children (18) 1,083 120 18 85 99 761 139 19 0 3 29 87
      Other 194 48 17 56 28 45 27 4 0 4 5 14
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
3,241 497 84 1,578 264 818 608 78 7 183 150 189
      Husbands (11) 573 233 32 90 151 67 221 37 7 19 92 66
      Wives (11) 1,645 152 21 1,373 48 52 258 25 0 157 35 41
      Related children (18) 852 72 16 64 41 658 106 12 0 3 18 72
      Other 171 41 14 50 24 41 24 4 0 4 5 10
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,751 209 40 1,064 129 309 392 49 3 149 87 104
      Husbands (11) 273 87 12 56 71 48 148 22 3 15 61 46
      Wives (11) 1,046 64 13 924 18 28 186 18 0 127 13 27
      Related children (18) 304 32 4 43 25 201 37 5 0 3 9 21
      Other 128 26 12 42 15 32 21 3 0 4 4 10
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
818 230 54 115 156 264 152 10 0 18 52 71
      Householder 368 142 30 29 100 68 76 10 0 8 31 27
      Other 450 88 24 85 57 196 75 0 0 10 21 44
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
495 120 22 77 89 187 99 8 0 12 27 51
      Householder 230 89 14 14 67 46 54 8 0 8 18 20
      Related children (18) 163 8 2 23 9 121 22 0 0 1 2 19
      Other 102 23 7 39 12 21 23 0 0 3 7 13
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
162 35 5 41 44 37 58 1 0 9 16 32
      Householder 80 21 3 9 37 11 36 1 0 6 13 16
      Related children (18) 29 2 0 7 0 20 7 0 0 1 0 6
      Other 52 12 2 26 7 6 15 0 0 1 3 10
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,973 778 92 771 354 977 715 90 1 249 101 274
      Householder 1,405 486 55 575 145 143 480 82 1 220 55 123
      Other 1,568 291 37 197 209 834 235 8 0 29 46 151
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
2,209 471 38 673 244 783 596 80 1 229 85 202
      Householder 1,151 354 21 533 124 119 445 74 1 213 44 113
      Related children (18) 823 67 5 76 76 599 117 3 0 12 24 79
      Other 236 50 13 64 44 65 34 3 0 4 17 10
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,038 168 21 468 132 249 361 38 0 162 54 107
      Householder 629 116 11 368 71 64 284 34 0 150 28 72
      Related children (18) 264 24 1 50 32 158 48 2 0 9 9 28
      Other 145 28 9 51 30 27 29 3 0 3 16 7
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
144 19 1 68 19 37 50 7 0 27 5 11
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,730 1,864 456 575 737 1,098 1,314 173 18 209 225 688
      Male 2,149 854 198 103 477 517 640 97 10 45 159 330
        Householder 1,223 597 144 29 256 197 329 63 10 24 83 149
      Female 2,581 1,010 258 472 260 582 674 76 8 165 66 359
        Householder 1,391 771 208 88 110 214 320 51 8 60 32 170

Poverty Footnotes

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