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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 alone
Below 130% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,179 132 306 232 91 419 176 10 4 40 27 95
16 to 17 years 81 0 0 8 2 71 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 810 103 65 213 85 345 172 10 3 40 27 92
    18 to 24 years 212 2 4 26 15 165 64 2 0 3 14 45
    25 to 34 years 193 3 10 58 11 112 46 0 0 11 1 34
    35 to 54 years 274 52 17 106 44 54 52 7 0 22 11 12
    55 to 64 years 131 45 33 23 14 15 10 1 3 4 2 1
65 years and over 289 29 241 11 5 3 3 0 2 0 0 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
493 51 129 29 53 230 82 8 0 9 10 55
16 to 17 years 19 0 0 0 0 19 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 362 47 26 29 49 210 80 7 0 9 10 53
    18 to 24 years 120 2 4 6 10 98 26 2 0 0 2 23
    25 to 34 years 91 0 4 6 3 78 27 0 0 5 0 22
    35 to 54 years 103 29 6 16 25 28 21 6 0 0 6 8
    55 to 64 years 48 17 11 2 11 7 6 0 0 4 2 0
65 years and over 111 4 103 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
687 80 177 202 39 189 94 2 4 30 17 40
16 to 17 years 62 0 0 8 2 52 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 to 64 years 448 56 39 183 35 135 92 2 3 30 17 39
    18 to 24 years 92 0 0 20 5 67 37 0 0 3 12 22
    25 to 34 years 102 3 5 52 8 34 19 0 0 5 1 12
    35 to 54 years 171 24 12 91 18 27 31 1 0 22 4 4
    55 to 64 years 83 29 22 20 4 8 5 1 3 0 0 1
65 years and over 177 25 138 11 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
891 103 65 221 86 416 174 10 3 40 27 94
In families (2) 602 67 50 207 66 211 107 7 2 33 25 40
      Householder 193 28 20 67 39 39 44 5 2 11 10 17
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
421 35 18 170 38 161 80 5 0 30 15 30
      Householder 129 16 5 61 23 25 36 5 0 11 8 13
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
193 17 3 106 16 51 46 2 0 14 14 17
      Householder 67 3 0 38 8 18 21 2 0 4 7 8
In married-couple families (11) 413 46 35 162 52 118 76 7 2 25 15 28
      Husbands (11) 92 22 12 8 24 25 26 5 0 3 4 14
      Wives (11) 195 17 14 130 15 19 36 0 2 20 9 5
      Related children (18) 81 3 0 16 9 53 14 2 0 2 2 9
      Other 45 4 8 8 4 21 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
299 23 15 138 29 95 61 5 0 25 11 21
      Husbands (11) 52 12 4 8 14 14 24 5 0 3 4 12
      Wives (11) 136 6 2 110 7 11 29 0 0 20 6 3
      Related children (18) 74 2 0 14 5 53 9 0 0 2 0 7
      Other 38 3 8 5 4 18 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
162 12 3 93 14 39 39 2 0 13 10 14
      Husbands (11) 28 5 0 7 3 11 17 2 0 3 3 10
      Wives (11) 87 3 0 73 4 6 18 0 0 9 6 3
      Related children (18) 26 0 0 11 3 11 3 0 0 2 0 2
      Other 22 3 3 2 4 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
79 6 7 23 7 36 9 0 0 2 4 3
      Householder 22 2 1 4 4 11 3 0 0 1 0 2
      Other 57 4 6 19 3 25 7 0 0 1 4 1
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
39 5 0 12 2 21 5 0 0 1 4 0
      Householder 12 2 0 2 2 6 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 14 0 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 13 2 0 9 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 0 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 7 0 0 6 0 2 4 0 0 0 4 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
109 15 8 22 8 56 22 0 0 6 6 9
      Householder 47 8 6 15 8 10 11 0 0 5 1 6
      Other 63 8 2 6 0 46 11 0 0 2 6 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
83 8 3 20 7 45 14 0 0 5 1 9
      Householder 33 4 1 14 7 8 11 0 0 5 1 6
      Related children (18) 37 0 0 2 0 35 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 13 4 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
14 4 0 5 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 2
      Householder 9 0 0 5 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 2
      Related children (18) 0 0 0 0 0 0 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)
283 35 14 11 19 203 66 3 0 7 2 54
      Male 165 13 6 7 12 126 31 1 0 3 0 27
        Householder 86 9 6 5 10 56 14 0 0 0 0 14
      Female 118 22 8 4 7 76 36 2 0 3 2 28
        Householder 54 15 3 0 3 33 13 2 0 3 0 8

Poverty Footnotes

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