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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, not Hispanic
Below 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
12,728 3,545 4,031 1,860 1,193 2,100 2,232 298 79 516 337 1,002
16 to 17 years 600 18 5 23 16 538 58 4 0 0 2 53
18 to 64 years 8,445 3,042 944 1,773 1,143 1,543 2,095 279 39 515 328 934
    18 to 24 years 1,690 131 14 354 210 980 792 32 0 139 68 553
    25 to 34 years 1,449 285 44 555 259 306 508 64 0 171 60 212
    35 to 54 years 3,271 1,649 175 718 506 222 564 122 5 154 151 132
    55 to 64 years 2,035 976 711 146 168 35 231 60 34 51 49 37
65 years and over 3,683 485 3,082 63 34 19 79 15 39 2 7 15

Male
 
      Total (17)
4,838 1,514 1,323 243 743 1,014 893 141 33 70 196 453
16 to 17 years 295 11 0 4 11 269 29 4 0 0 2 23
18 to 64 years 3,460 1,354 415 236 714 741 838 127 24 70 190 426
    18 to 24 years 704 50 8 42 138 467 313 13 0 19 30 252
    25 to 34 years 495 126 19 48 157 145 169 24 0 17 39 89
    35 to 54 years 1,360 755 63 125 312 105 253 62 5 25 89 72
    55 to 64 years 901 423 325 22 108 24 103 28 19 10 33 13
65 years and over 1,083 149 909 3 18 4 26 10 9 0 4 4

Female
 
      Total (17)
7,890 2,030 2,707 1,617 449 1,086 1,339 157 46 446 141 549
16 to 17 years 305 7 5 19 5 268 30 0 0 0 0 30
18 to 64 years 4,985 1,688 529 1,537 428 803 1,257 152 15 445 138 508
    18 to 24 years 986 81 7 313 72 514 479 20 0 120 38 301
    25 to 34 years 954 159 25 507 102 161 338 40 0 154 21 123
    35 to 54 years 1,911 894 112 593 194 117 311 60 0 129 62 60
    55 to 64 years 1,135 554 386 124 60 11 129 32 15 41 17 24
65 years and over 2,600 335 2,173 60 16 15 52 5 31 2 3 12

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
9,045 3,060 949 1,797 1,159 2,081 2,153 282 39 515 330 987
In families (2) 5,100 1,481 538 1,347 581 1,153 1,046 131 24 321 175 395
      Householder 2,271 811 289 697 267 206 583 79 14 226 99 165
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
3,051 730 83 1,048 327 864 789 105 6 274 127 278
      Householder 1,431 459 46 583 188 155 477 70 6 208 72 121
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,365 262 30 684 135 255 474 52 2 204 67 151
      Householder 735 155 15 394 89 82 314 34 2 153 44 83
In married-couple families (11) 2,856 783 431 894 270 478 509 69 23 139 95 182
      Husbands (11) 894 386 189 83 146 90 197 31 15 17 63 72
      Wives (11) 1,400 293 233 761 61 52 226 23 9 119 24 52
      Related children (18) 499 80 6 44 53 316 82 13 0 3 9 56
      Other 62 24 2 7 10 20 4 2 0 0 0 2
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,546 332 43 678 140 353 351 51 6 107 68 120
      Husbands (11) 386 161 22 57 94 53 134 25 5 12 48 43
      Wives (11) 766 107 13 589 24 33 149 15 0 91 15 28
      Related children (18) 346 45 6 28 16 250 64 9 0 3 5 47
      Other 47 19 2 4 6 17 4 2 0 0 0 2
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
760 128 14 445 48 126 217 28 2 84 37 66
      Husbands (11) 169 58 5 34 33 39 86 13 2 9 30 33
      Wives (11) 462 43 7 388 6 19 111 12 0 73 6 20
      Related children (18) 100 17 0 20 7 56 16 2 0 3 2 10
      Other 29 9 2 4 2 12 3 1 0 0 0 2
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
501 155 43 48 102 153 70 6 0 7 20 37
      Householder 253 102 25 20 70 37 31 6 0 7 11 8
      Other 248 53 18 28 33 116 39 0 0 0 9 29
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
286 75 15 28 61 107 54 6 0 7 14 28
      Householder 149 60 10 6 49 24 29 5 0 7 9 8
      Related children (18) 104 3 2 16 6 76 15 0 0 0 2 13
      Other 33 12 3 5 6 7 10 0 0 0 2 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
80 15 4 9 28 24 31 1 0 6 5 19
      Householder 52 11 2 3 27 9 19 1 0 6 5 8
      Related children (18) 21 1 0 6 0 13 5 0 0 0 0 5
      Other 7 3 1 0 2 1 7 0 0 0 0 7
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,744 544 65 405 208 522 467 56 1 175 60 175
      Householder 901 358 39 316 90 99 323 48 1 156 38 80
      Other 843 186 26 89 119 423 145 8 0 19 23 95
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,219 323 24 342 126 404 384 48 1 160 45 130
      Householder 723 260 12 291 77 84 302 43 1 152 28 78
      Related children (18) 380 38 2 29 36 275 74 3 0 7 17 48
      Other 116 26 10 22 14 45 8 2 0 1 1 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
525 119 13 229 58 105 226 22 0 114 24 65
      Householder 372 91 6 195 40 40 197 19 0 108 19 52
      Related children (18) 86 10 1 20 8 47 24 2 0 6 5 11
      Other 66 18 7 14 10 17 5 2 0 1 1 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
91 13 0 40 14 24 36 4 0 20 5 8
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
3,853 1,565 410 409 564 905 1,071 148 15 174 150 584
      Male 1,704 684 173 76 345 427 499 80 9 36 96 277
        Householder 1,052 503 135 27 215 172 285 56 9 22 67 131
      Female 2,149 882 238 333 219 478 572 68 6 138 54 306
        Householder 1,190 661 194 68 94 172 280 45 6 55 27 148

Poverty Footnotes

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