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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 A.O.I.C.
Below 150% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,421 156 350 293 109 513 224 13 4 53 33 121
16 to 17 years 103 0 0 9 2 92 6 0 0 0 0 6
18 to 64 years 990 125 71 273 102 418 216 13 3 53 33 115
    18 to 24 years 274 4 6 29 18 217 82 3 0 5 14 61
    25 to 34 years 235 6 10 77 16 126 65 2 0 20 3 40
    35 to 54 years 329 60 19 137 54 58 58 7 0 23 14 13
    55 to 64 years 152 55 36 29 15 17 10 1 3 4 2 1
65 years and over 329 31 279 11 5 3 3 0 2 0 0 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
577 61 145 38 64 270 104 10 0 13 13 68
16 to 17 years 31 0 0 0 0 31 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 420 56 28 37 61 238 102 10 0 13 13 66
    18 to 24 years 143 4 4 6 13 116 35 2 0 2 2 29
    25 to 34 years 105 1 4 9 4 86 37 2 0 7 2 27
    35 to 54 years 116 31 8 16 33 29 24 6 0 0 8 9
    55 to 64 years 56 20 12 6 11 7 6 0 0 4 2 0
65 years and over 126 5 117 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
843 95 205 255 45 244 121 3 4 40 20 53
16 to 17 years 71 0 0 8 2 61 4 0 0 0 0 4
18 to 64 years 570 69 42 236 42 180 114 3 3 40 20 49
    18 to 24 years 131 0 1 23 5 101 47 1 0 3 12 31
    25 to 34 years 130 5 5 69 11 40 28 0 0 14 1 13
    35 to 54 years 213 29 12 122 21 29 35 1 0 23 6 4
    55 to 64 years 96 34 24 23 4 10 5 1 3 0 0 1
65 years and over 202 26 162 11 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
1,092 125 71 282 104 510 222 13 3 53 33 121
In families (2) 782 86 57 265 83 290 136 7 2 41 31 55
      Householder 242 36 23 84 46 52 57 6 2 15 13 20
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
542 45 20 221 44 212 104 6 0 38 21 40
      Householder 164 19 6 78 27 34 47 6 0 15 12 14
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
241 20 4 132 17 68 56 2 0 20 14 20
      Householder 84 3 0 51 8 22 25 2 0 7 7 9
In married-couple families (11) 538 52 38 214 62 172 99 7 2 31 20 39
      Husbands (11) 114 27 14 13 29 31 31 5 0 3 7 16
      Wives (11) 250 18 14 172 21 25 43 0 2 24 11 5
      Related children (18) 121 3 0 18 9 91 23 2 0 2 2 18
      Other 53 4 10 11 4 25 2 0 0 2 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
385 27 16 182 33 126 82 5 0 31 16 31
      Husbands (11) 68 15 5 13 18 16 29 5 0 3 7 14
      Wives (11) 178 7 2 147 7 15 35 0 0 24 8 3
      Related children (18) 95 2 0 14 5 74 16 0 0 2 0 14
      Other 44 3 8 7 4 21 2 0 0 2 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
204 14 3 117 15 55 45 2 0 18 10 16
      Husbands (11) 35 7 0 11 3 14 19 2 0 3 3 12
      Wives (11) 112 3 0 94 5 10 21 0 0 12 6 3
      Related children (18) 35 0 0 11 3 20 3 0 0 2 0 2
      Other 22 3 3 2 4 10 2 0 0 2 0 0
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
96 8 8 25 11 44 11 0 0 2 4 5
      Householder 27 3 1 4 6 13 4 0 0 1 0 4
      Other 69 5 7 21 5 30 7 0 0 1 4 1
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
49 6 1 14 2 26 5 0 0 1 4 0
      Householder 15 3 0 2 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 17 0 0 1 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 18 3 1 11 0 3 4 0 0 0 4 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
19 2 1 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 9 2 1 6 0 2 4 0 0 0 4 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
147 26 10 26 10 75 26 1 0 8 6 11
      Householder 60 13 8 18 9 13 14 1 0 6 1 6
      Other 87 13 2 9 1 61 12 0 0 2 6 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
107 11 3 25 9 60 17 1 0 6 1 10
      Householder 42 6 1 16 7 11 14 1 0 6 1 6
      Related children (18) 52 2 0 4 1 45 3 0 0 0 0 3
      Other 13 4 2 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
19 4 0 7 2 5 6 1 0 2 0 3
      Householder 11 0 0 7 1 3 6 1 0 2 0 3
      Related children (18) 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
9 0 0 5 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
302 39 14 12 20 217 85 6 0 12 2 66
      Male 172 14 6 7 13 131 41 3 0 4 0 33
        Householder 91 10 6 5 11 60 21 0 0 0 0 20
      Female 130 24 8 5 7 85 45 2 0 7 2 32
        Householder 64 17 3 1 4 40 19 2 0 7 0 10

Poverty Footnotes

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