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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
All races
Below 150% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
29,515 7,507 7,734 5,294 3,058 5,922 4,914 637 155 1,123 903 2,095
16 to 17 years 2,094 52 10 79 40 1,913 175 4 0 2 3 166
18 to 64 years 19,972 6,336 1,673 5,052 2,937 3,974 4,562 594 72 1,108 880 1,908
    18 to 24 years 4,517 346 57 932 624 2,557 1,583 59 1 277 191 1,055
    25 to 34 years 3,961 646 89 1,721 713 792 1,253 149 0 391 242 471
    35 to 54 years 7,506 3,356 304 2,049 1,261 537 1,328 276 9 365 352 326
    55 to 64 years 3,989 1,989 1,223 350 339 88 399 111 62 75 96 55
65 years and over 7,449 1,119 6,052 162 80 35 177 39 83 14 19 21

Male
 
      Total (17)
11,503 3,294 2,727 638 1,927 2,918 2,029 270 67 146 562 984
16 to 17 years 1,000 29 0 12 23 936 94 4 0 0 3 87
18 to 64 years 8,085 2,901 721 621 1,868 1,974 1,875 243 43 146 548 894
    18 to 24 years 1,984 170 30 123 410 1,251 663 16 0 29 121 496
    25 to 34 years 1,335 313 37 154 431 400 502 57 0 55 166 224
    35 to 54 years 3,037 1,541 129 293 802 272 541 125 7 47 209 153
    55 to 64 years 1,729 878 525 52 225 50 169 45 36 15 52 21
65 years and over 2,418 364 2,005 4 36 8 61 23 23 0 11 4

Female
 
      Total (17)
18,011 4,212 5,008 4,656 1,131 3,004 2,885 367 89 977 340 1,111
16 to 17 years 1,093 23 9 67 17 977 81 0 0 2 0 80
18 to 64 years 11,887 3,435 952 4,431 1,070 2,000 2,688 351 29 962 332 1,014
    18 to 24 years 2,533 177 27 810 214 1,306 920 43 1 248 70 559
    25 to 34 years 2,626 333 52 1,567 282 392 752 92 0 336 76 247
    35 to 54 years 4,468 1,814 175 1,756 459 264 787 150 2 318 143 174
    55 to 64 years 2,259 1,111 698 299 114 37 229 65 26 60 44 34
65 years and over 5,031 755 4,047 158 45 27 116 16 60 14 8 17

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
22,066 6,388 1,682 5,132 2,977 5,887 4,737 598 72 1,109 884 2,074
In families (2) 14,953 3,524 1,050 4,291 1,867 4,220 2,849 351 44 818 554 1,081
      Householder 5,607 1,761 504 2,040 776 526 1,492 231 26 529 272 433
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
10,151 1,812 251 3,593 1,177 3,318 2,214 280 8 719 395 812
      Householder 3,899 1,047 104 1,786 583 380 1,239 195 6 492 211 334
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
4,775 657 109 2,378 558 1,075 1,326 151 3 520 231 420
      Householder 2,097 347 36 1,228 283 202 793 106 2 353 120 212
In married-couple families (11) 7,602 1,573 780 2,751 815 1,683 1,360 180 42 387 289 462
      Husbands (11) 1,823 727 325 185 397 188 466 90 25 44 159 147
      Wives (11) 3,639 583 394 2,326 184 152 606 61 17 327 87 113
      Related children (18) 1,773 193 25 147 187 1,221 245 22 0 8 36 179
      Other 367 69 36 94 47 121 43 7 0 8 6 22
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
5,038 729 143 2,319 502 1,346 1,034 133 7 334 212 347
      Husbands (11) 922 347 56 138 268 113 341 64 7 37 129 103
      Wives (11) 2,439 228 35 1,980 98 98 460 48 0 282 57 72
      Related children (18) 1,369 102 19 116 92 1,039 195 14 0 8 20 154
      Other 307 51 33 84 43 96 38 7 0 8 6 18
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
2,684 294 63 1,558 234 534 654 81 3 256 127 188
      Husbands (11) 441 130 16 91 121 82 228 33 3 31 86 75
      Wives (11) 1,533 88 17 1,327 42 59 323 37 0 213 26 46
      Related children (18) 494 43 6 76 47 322 72 5 0 6 10 51
      Other 216 33 25 64 23 71 31 6 0 5 5 16
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,467 418 79 211 297 462 261 20 0 33 89 119
      Householder 625 226 40 67 177 115 130 14 0 15 47 54
      Other 842 192 39 144 120 347 131 6 0 18 42 65
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
821 190 24 132 162 313 171 16 0 25 52 79
      Householder 375 132 15 39 122 67 93 12 0 15 31 35
      Related children (18) 258 8 2 32 10 205 42 0 0 6 6 29
      Other 188 50 7 61 29 41 36 4 0 3 15 15
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
288 57 5 79 81 66 93 4 0 14 31 44
      Householder 144 28 3 26 68 19 56 3 0 8 18 27
      Related children (18) 46 2 0 14 0 30 16 0 0 5 4 8
      Other 98 26 2 39 14 17 20 0 0 1 8 10
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
5,884 1,533 191 1,329 755 2,076 1,228 151 1 398 177 500
      Householder 2,450 855 95 930 312 257 797 131 1 341 87 237
      Other 3,434 678 96 399 443 1,819 431 20 0 57 90 263
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
4,293 893 85 1,142 514 1,659 1,008 130 1 360 131 386
      Householder 1,998 605 38 863 276 215 733 116 1 326 72 218
      Related children (18) 1,769 151 9 160 164 1,285 222 9 0 21 40 153
      Other 527 137 38 119 74 159 53 5 0 13 19 16
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,803 305 40 741 242 475 579 67 0 250 73 188
      Householder 1,035 192 17 578 136 112 461 60 0 227 43 131
      Related children (18) 502 44 1 96 58 303 77 3 0 13 13 48
      Other 265 69 23 66 48 60 42 4 0 10 18 9
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
187 22 1 86 23 54 63 11 0 31 6 15
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
6,926 2,841 631 755 1,087 1,612 1,826 236 28 260 324 978
      Male 3,250 1,298 266 168 709 809 913 117 18 60 222 495
        Householder 1,865 905 202 59 381 319 494 76 15 26 116 261
      Female 3,676 1,542 364 587 378 804 913 120 10 199 101 483
        Householder 2,143 1,215 300 125 191 312 465 79 9 75 54 248

Poverty Footnotes

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