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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 185% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
20,105 4,824 8,163 2,634 1,622 2,863 3,520 477 207 750 522 1,564
16 to 17 years 929 21 5 34 23 846 140 6 0 0 4 131
18 to 64 years 11,521 4,068 1,417 2,496 1,548 1,992 3,169 427 84 744 508 1,406
    18 to 24 years 2,176 168 27 431 254 1,296 1,111 42 0 173 89 807
    25 to 34 years 1,932 347 67 813 323 382 747 89 0 237 89 332
    35 to 54 years 4,427 2,135 263 1,019 739 271 954 196 6 267 262 223
    55 to 64 years 2,986 1,418 1,060 233 232 43 357 99 78 67 68 44
65 years and over 7,655 735 6,741 103 50 25 210 44 124 6 10 27

Male
 
      Total (17)
7,728 2,168 2,842 280 1,033 1,404 1,454 208 76 105 320 744
16 to 17 years 459 11 0 4 14 430 68 4 0 0 2 62
18 to 64 years 4,775 1,911 629 273 991 971 1,315 177 46 104 314 674
    18 to 24 years 940 83 12 46 167 632 464 19 0 20 47 379
    25 to 34 years 629 160 34 53 206 177 282 33 0 27 63 160
    35 to 54 years 1,890 1,020 118 144 479 130 416 82 6 48 163 117
    55 to 64 years 1,315 649 464 30 140 32 153 42 40 10 42 18
65 years and over 2,493 246 2,213 3 28 4 71 28 30 1 4 9

Female
 
      Total (17)
12,378 2,656 5,320 2,354 589 1,459 2,066 268 131 645 201 820
16 to 17 years 470 9 5 30 10 416 72 2 0 0 2 69
18 to 64 years 6,746 2,157 788 2,223 557 1,021 1,854 251 38 639 194 732
    18 to 24 years 1,236 85 15 385 86 664 647 23 0 154 42 428
    25 to 34 years 1,303 188 32 760 117 205 465 57 0 210 26 172
    35 to 54 years 2,537 1,115 145 875 260 142 538 114 0 218 99 106
    55 to 64 years 1,671 769 596 203 93 11 204 57 37 57 26 26
65 years and over 5,162 490 4,528 100 22 21 139 16 94 6 6 18

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
12,450 4,089 1,421 2,531 1,571 2,838 3,310 433 84 744 512 1,537
In families (2) 7,978 2,246 922 2,075 898 1,837 1,840 234 47 513 289 757
      Householder 3,320 1,154 482 1,027 381 276 895 135 25 318 148 268
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
4,538 979 125 1,609 470 1,356 1,357 178 6 442 190 541
      Householder 1,929 586 62 843 252 186 714 114 6 294 108 192
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,947 327 50 1,047 179 344 759 80 2 314 101 262
      Householder 963 186 18 558 104 98 437 50 2 200 60 125
In married-couple families (11) 4,949 1,280 752 1,534 490 893 1,039 137 45 293 177 387
      Husbands (11) 1,395 614 325 103 237 117 348 62 23 32 108 123
      Wives (11) 2,442 490 395 1,345 120 92 479 53 22 254 47 102
      Related children (18) 981 140 16 72 111 642 198 20 0 5 21 152
      Other 131 37 16 14 23 42 14 2 0 1 1 10
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
2,667 508 73 1,180 249 657 746 100 6 238 117 286
      Husbands (11) 554 243 34 67 142 68 235 42 5 23 84 81
      Wives (11) 1,343 171 15 1,046 54 56 341 40 0 210 22 69
      Related children (18) 675 64 8 57 39 507 157 16 0 4 10 126
      Other 94 29 16 10 14 25 14 2 0 1 1 10
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
1,265 181 31 778 85 189 446 52 2 173 69 149
      Husbands (11) 228 80 9 42 50 47 155 20 2 16 56 62
      Wives (11) 803 63 9 687 16 29 235 28 0 153 7 47
      Related children (18) 172 22 0 41 14 94 47 3 0 3 6 34
      Other 62 16 14 9 5 20 9 1 0 1 0 7
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
737 239 72 61 144 221 154 12 0 19 26 97
      Householder 358 144 44 21 95 53 73 10 0 12 14 37
      Other 378 95 27 40 49 168 81 2 0 6 12 60
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
367 89 21 34 74 147 100 10 0 18 17 56
      Householder 181 71 14 8 60 28 58 9 0 12 12 24
      Related children (18) 140 3 2 16 6 112 32 0 0 5 2 25
      Other 46 16 5 10 8 7 10 0 0 0 2 7
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
92 15 5 16 31 25 50 2 0 14 5 30
      Householder 57 11 2 5 29 11 33 1 0 9 5 17
      Related children (18) 21 1 0 6 0 13 10 0 0 5 0 6
      Other 14 3 3 5 2 1 8 0 0 0 0 7
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,293 727 99 480 264 723 647 84 2 201 87 273
      Householder 1,053 431 51 347 101 122 410 66 1 178 52 113
      Other 1,240 297 48 132 163 601 237 19 0 23 35 160
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,505 382 31 394 147 552 511 69 1 186 57 199
      Householder 811 295 17 320 87 92 376 61 1 174 38 104
      Related children (18) 535 44 2 40 44 405 125 6 0 9 18 91
      Other 159 43 12 34 16 54 10 2 0 3 1 4
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
590 131 13 253 63 129 263 26 0 127 27 83
      Householder 403 97 6 213 42 44 227 22 0 117 21 67
      Related children (18) 107 10 1 24 9 64 29 2 0 7 5 14
      Other 80 24 7 17 12 21 7 2 0 3 1 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
98 15 0 40 14 29 46 7 0 21 5 13
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
4,374 1,828 499 416 659 973 1,424 192 37 210 217 767
      Male 1,983 819 202 78 412 473 713 90 23 48 153 399
        Householder 1,258 616 161 29 263 190 420 62 20 27 103 209
      Female 2,391 1,009 297 338 247 500 711 102 14 162 64 368
        Householder 1,386 766 250 70 115 184 369 68 14 69 31 188

Poverty Footnotes

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