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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 150% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
15,238 4,071 5,283 2,137 1,368 2,379 2,708 361 124 608 402 1,214
16 to 17 years 700 21 5 29 16 629 94 4 0 0 2 88
18 to 64 years 9,614 3,446 1,095 2,032 1,310 1,731 2,488 329 56 603 391 1,109
    18 to 24 years 1,888 148 17 395 219 1,109 907 34 0 156 77 640
    25 to 34 years 1,613 315 45 630 280 343 609 76 0 199 75 259
    35 to 54 years 3,746 1,838 210 833 621 243 706 150 6 194 186 171
    55 to 64 years 2,368 1,145 823 174 190 36 266 68 50 54 54 40
65 years and over 4,924 605 4,183 76 42 19 127 28 68 5 9 17

Male
 
      Total (17)
5,835 1,771 1,785 265 865 1,149 1,096 163 58 81 235 559
16 to 17 years 342 11 0 4 11 315 47 4 0 0 2 41
18 to 64 years 3,981 1,573 489 257 832 830 1,002 140 37 81 229 514
    18 to 24 years 791 66 10 45 142 527 363 13 0 19 39 292
    25 to 34 years 549 148 19 51 171 161 215 28 0 21 50 115
    35 to 54 years 1,591 854 90 134 396 116 305 71 6 31 106 92
    55 to 64 years 1,051 506 370 27 123 25 119 29 32 10 34 15
65 years and over 1,512 187 1,296 3 23 4 47 19 21 0 4 4

Female
 
      Total (17)
9,403 2,300 3,498 1,872 503 1,230 1,612 197 67 527 167 655
16 to 17 years 358 9 5 25 5 314 47 0 0 0 0 47
18 to 64 years 5,633 1,873 606 1,775 478 901 1,486 188 19 522 162 595
    18 to 24 years 1,097 82 7 349 77 582 544 22 0 137 38 347
    25 to 34 years 1,064 167 26 580 110 181 394 48 0 177 24 144
    35 to 54 years 2,155 984 120 699 225 127 401 79 0 164 80 78
    55 to 64 years 1,317 639 453 147 67 11 148 40 19 44 20 25
65 years and over 3,412 418 2,887 73 19 15 79 9 48 5 5 13

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
10,314 3,466 1,100 2,061 1,326 2,360 2,581 332 56 603 393 1,197
In families (2) 6,147 1,776 657 1,610 698 1,406 1,331 164 34 396 212 525
      Householder 2,653 929 348 824 317 235 715 97 21 264 122 211
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
3,581 830 94 1,248 383 1,026 1,006 129 6 340 154 376
      Householder 1,620 506 50 682 217 166 582 84 6 243 93 156
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,583 283 35 811 156 298 596 67 2 249 79 199
      Householder 829 167 15 456 100 91 371 43 2 171 51 104
In married-couple families (11) 3,604 966 530 1,120 350 639 687 88 33 194 119 253
      Husbands (11) 1,092 470 232 96 183 110 248 38 21 21 79 89
      Wives (11) 1,756 360 283 956 84 72 315 33 12 168 31 70
      Related children (18) 671 107 6 56 72 430 116 15 0 3 9 89
      Other 85 29 8 11 11 27 9 2 0 1 0 5
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
1,932 396 54 852 178 452 487 67 6 153 84 177
      Husbands (11) 463 197 26 64 115 62 166 29 5 16 61 54
      Wives (11) 956 126 13 740 33 44 219 24 0 133 18 44
      Related children (18) 451 53 6 41 22 328 94 11 0 3 5 74
      Other 63 21 8 7 8 19 9 2 0 1 0 5
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
946 142 18 560 65 160 308 40 2 119 49 99
      Husbands (11) 201 68 5 40 43 45 110 15 2 12 40 41
      Wives (11) 570 43 7 485 11 25 163 21 0 103 7 31
      Related children (18) 136 19 0 29 10 77 30 2 0 3 2 24
      Other 39 12 7 6 2 14 5 1 0 1 0 3
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
594 192 52 53 118 178 100 10 0 11 23 56
      Householder 288 118 30 20 82 39 46 8 0 7 14 17
      Other 306 74 23 34 36 140 54 2 0 4 9 39
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
317 81 16 29 67 124 75 8 0 11 17 40
      Householder 160 64 11 6 55 24 42 7 0 7 12 15
      Related children (18) 121 3 2 16 6 93 23 0 0 4 2 17
      Other 36 14 3 7 6 7 10 0 0 0 2 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
83 15 4 11 29 24 39 1 0 9 5 24
      Householder 53 11 2 3 28 9 23 1 0 6 5 12
      Related children (18) 21 1 0 6 0 13 8 0 0 4 0 5
      Other 9 3 1 2 2 1 8 0 0 0 0 7
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
1,949 618 75 437 230 588 545 66 1 191 71 216
      Householder 959 383 42 328 98 108 373 54 1 168 48 101
      Other 990 236 33 108 133 480 172 12 0 22 23 115
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,332 353 24 367 138 450 444 55 1 175 54 159
      Householder 763 275 12 303 84 89 345 49 1 164 36 95
      Related children (18) 431 39 2 37 39 313 89 4 0 9 17 59
      Other 138 39 10 27 15 48 9 2 0 2 1 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
554 126 13 240 61 114 249 26 0 121 25 76
      Householder 389 96 6 203 42 42 216 22 0 112 19 62
      Related children (18) 93 10 1 22 8 52 27 2 0 7 5 12
      Other 72 20 7 15 11 20 6 2 0 2 1 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
93 13 0 40 14 25 45 7 0 21 5 12
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,074 1,677 442 411 614 930 1,205 161 22 186 176 660
      Male 1,826 732 189 78 383 444 583 84 16 41 115 326
        Householder 1,141 541 151 29 242 178 340 58 13 22 75 172
      Female 2,248 945 253 333 231 486 622 77 6 145 60 333
        Householder 1,267 712 209 68 102 174 311 49 6 60 27 170

Poverty Footnotes

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