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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 150% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,351 144 345 278 106 477 198 12 4 44 31 106
16 to 17 years 93 0 0 8 2 83 4 0 0 0 0 4
18 to 64 years 933 115 68 259 99 391 191 12 3 44 31 102
    18 to 24 years 246 4 4 28 17 193 69 2 0 3 14 51
    25 to 34 years 224 5 10 72 14 123 54 2 0 14 1 37
    35 to 54 years 315 54 19 131 53 58 58 7 0 23 14 13
    55 to 64 years 148 53 35 29 14 17 10 1 3 4 2 1
65 years and over 325 29 277 11 5 3 3 0 2 0 0 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
550 55 143 37 62 254 91 9 0 9 11 61
16 to 17 years 25 0 0 0 0 25 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 401 51 28 36 58 228 89 9 0 9 11 59
    18 to 24 years 133 4 4 6 12 107 28 2 0 0 2 25
    25 to 34 years 101 0 4 9 3 85 32 2 0 5 0 25
    35 to 54 years 113 29 7 16 32 29 23 6 0 0 8 9
    55 to 64 years 54 19 11 6 11 7 6 0 0 4 2 0
65 years and over 124 4 115 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
801 89 202 242 44 223 107 2 4 35 20 45
16 to 17 years 68 0 0 8 2 58 2 0 0 0 0 2
18 to 64 years 532 65 41 223 41 163 103 2 3 35 20 43
    18 to 24 years 113 0 0 22 5 86 41 0 0 3 12 26
    25 to 34 years 123 5 5 63 11 38 22 0 0 9 1 12
    35 to 54 years 202 25 12 115 21 29 34 1 0 23 6 4
    55 to 64 years 94 34 24 23 4 10 5 1 3 0 0 1
65 years and over 201 25 162 11 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
1,026 115 68 268 101 474 195 12 3 44 31 106
In families (2) 735 80 54 252 81 268 125 7 2 37 29 50
      Householder 230 32 23 78 46 50 52 5 2 13 12 19
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
511 41 19 209 42 199 96 5 0 34 19 38
      Householder 155 17 6 72 27 32 42 5 0 13 10 14
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
228 18 3 126 16 64 50 2 0 16 14 19
      Householder 76 3 0 45 8 20 22 2 0 5 7 8
In married-couple families (11) 512 48 37 204 62 161 92 7 2 29 19 35
      Husbands (11) 110 23 14 13 29 31 29 5 0 3 6 16
      Wives (11) 238 17 14 163 21 23 43 0 2 24 11 5
      Related children (18) 112 3 0 18 9 82 20 2 0 2 2 14
      Other 51 4 8 11 4 25 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
369 24 16 174 33 121 77 5 0 29 14 29
      Husbands (11) 65 13 5 13 18 16 27 5 0 3 6 14
      Wives (11) 168 6 2 139 7 13 35 0 0 24 8 3
      Related children (18) 92 2 0 14 5 71 14 0 0 2 0 12
      Other 44 3 8 7 4 21 0 0 0 0 0 0
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
196 12 3 113 15 52 43 2 0 16 10 16
      Husbands (11) 33 5 0 11 3 14 19 2 0 3 3 12
      Wives (11) 106 3 0 90 5 8 21 0 0 12 6 3
      Related children (18) 34 0 0 11 3 20 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
89 7 7 24 11 39 11 0 0 2 4 5
      Householder 26 2 1 4 6 13 4 0 0 1 0 4
      Other 63 5 6 21 5 26 7 0 0 1 4 1
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
45 6 0 14 2 24 5 0 0 1 4 0
      Householder 14 2 0 2 2 8 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 14 0 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 16 3 0 10 0 3 4 0 0 0 4 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
18 2 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 9 2 0 6 0 2 4 0 0 0 4 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
135 24 10 24 9 68 22 0 0 6 6 9
      Householder 56 12 7 15 9 13 11 0 0 5 1 6
      Other 78 13 2 8 0 55 11 0 0 2 6 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
97 11 3 22 7 54 14 0 0 5 1 9
      Householder 39 5 1 14 7 11 11 0 0 5 1 6
      Related children (18) 46 2 0 4 0 40 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)
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)
8 0 0 4 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
283 36 14 11 19 203 70 5 0 7 2 56
      Male 165 14 6 7 12 126 34 3 0 3 0 28
        Householder 86 9 6 5 10 56 16 0 0 0 0 16
      Female 118 22 8 4 7 76 36 2 0 4 2 28
        Householder 54 15 3 0 3 33 13 2 0 3 0 8

Poverty Footnotes

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