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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 200% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
39,764 9,258 12,641 6,590 3,790 7,486 6,921 896 308 1,481 1,273 2,964
16 to 17 years 2,813 58 10 96 52 2,595 282 6 0 2 7 268
18 to 64 years 24,731 7,708 2,299 6,252 3,633 4,839 6,329 832 132 1,463 1,239 2,662
    18 to 24 years 5,460 405 72 1,041 748 3,193 2,096 73 1 322 250 1,450
    25 to 34 years 4,812 765 121 2,093 906 927 1,674 191 0 511 317 656
    35 to 54 years 9,220 4,033 397 2,623 1,549 617 1,930 374 17 536 534 469
    55 to 64 years 5,239 2,504 1,709 495 429 102 628 194 115 94 139 86
65 years and over 12,220 1,492 10,332 241 105 51 310 58 176 16 26 34

Male
 
      Total (17)
15,663 4,198 4,596 723 2,409 3,736 2,968 374 126 210 818 1,440
16 to 17 years 1,390 33 1 18 29 1,308 154 4 0 0 5 145
18 to 64 years 10,071 3,641 985 698 2,327 2,420 2,707 338 74 209 800 1,287
    18 to 24 years 2,469 217 35 136 493 1,588 926 26 0 30 165 705
    25 to 34 years 1,625 369 59 168 569 461 686 75 0 75 219 316
    35 to 54 years 3,709 1,897 175 330 995 312 820 161 12 87 338 224
    55 to 64 years 2,269 1,158 716 65 270 60 276 77 62 18 78 41
65 years and over 4,201 524 3,610 6 53 8 107 32 52 1 13 9

Female
 
      Total (17)
24,101 5,060 8,044 5,867 1,381 3,749 3,953 522 183 1,271 454 1,523
16 to 17 years 1,422 25 9 78 23 1,287 128 2 0 2 2 123
18 to 64 years 14,660 4,067 1,314 5,554 1,305 2,420 3,622 494 58 1,254 440 1,375
    18 to 24 years 2,991 188 37 906 255 1,605 1,171 48 1 292 85 745
    25 to 34 years 3,187 396 62 1,925 337 466 989 117 0 436 97 339
    35 to 54 years 5,512 2,136 222 2,293 554 306 1,110 213 5 449 197 246
    55 to 64 years 2,970 1,346 993 430 159 43 352 117 53 77 61 45
65 years and over 8,019 967 6,721 235 53 43 203 25 124 15 13 26

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
27,544 7,766 2,309 6,349 3,685 7,435 6,611 838 132 1,465 1,246 2,929
In families (2) 19,844 4,625 1,563 5,498 2,470 5,689 4,237 509 77 1,135 814 1,702
      Householder 6,968 2,204 731 2,464 943 627 1,993 318 43 682 360 591
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
12,989 2,200 348 4,532 1,464 4,443 3,133 385 12 984 528 1,224
      Householder 4,591 1,229 141 2,114 671 435 1,590 263 6 624 257 440
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
5,887 794 146 2,962 677 1,307 1,749 188 3 681 298 580
      Householder 2,390 392 42 1,424 307 225 962 126 2 421 142 271
In married-couple families (11) 10,859 2,224 1,191 3,766 1,173 2,505 2,282 285 67 632 468 828
      Husbands (11) 2,436 993 485 208 539 211 721 135 38 72 248 228
      Wives (11) 5,190 840 609 3,236 283 222 1,002 103 29 528 136 206
      Related children (18) 2,711 293 41 205 272 1,900 475 31 0 19 68 356
      Other 522 98 56 117 79 172 84 16 0 12 17 39
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
7,066 976 207 3,144 703 2,037 1,684 199 11 549 318 607
      Husbands (11) 1,159 437 85 158 346 132 493 90 11 57 183 153
      Wives (11) 3,380 323 49 2,711 158 140 766 78 0 465 82 141
      Related children (18) 2,099 140 24 171 133 1,630 358 22 0 15 38 283
      Other 427 76 48 104 65 134 67 9 0 12 15 31
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
3,610 393 92 2,095 317 713 987 110 3 387 180 308
      Husbands (11) 523 154 23 104 151 91 312 45 3 36 118 110
      Wives (11) 2,096 128 24 1,792 69 83 500 48 0 330 31 92
      Related children (18) 694 60 8 116 66 445 122 9 0 11 22 80
      Other 296 51 38 82 31 95 53 8 0 10 9 26
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
1,891 538 122 274 377 580 393 29 4 50 109 202
      Householder 770 285 57 75 208 146 188 23 2 20 56 88
      Other 1,122 253 65 199 169 435 205 6 2 29 53 115
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
976 217 35 163 190 371 241 24 0 37 60 120
      Householder 422 150 18 42 131 81 127 21 0 20 36 50
      Related children (18) 318 11 2 40 19 246 62 0 0 8 6 48
      Other 236 55 15 81 41 44 52 4 0 9 18 21
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
332 61 10 94 94 72 124 6 0 23 35 61
      Householder 154 32 3 27 70 21 72 5 0 11 21 35
      Related children (18) 59 4 0 17 7 31 21 0 0 6 4 11
      Other 119 26 7 49 17 20 31 0 0 6 10 15
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
7,094 1,863 250 1,457 920 2,604 1,562 195 6 453 236 671
      Householder 2,710 983 120 985 329 293 924 165 6 375 99 280
      Other 4,384 880 129 473 592 2,311 638 31 0 78 138 391
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
4,947 1,007 106 1,226 571 2,036 1,208 161 1 398 151 497
      Householder 2,135 669 51 902 284 230 826 143 1 353 78 251
      Related children (18) 2,182 175 10 186 190 1,621 319 14 0 30 49 228
      Other 629 163 46 138 97 185 62 5 0 16 24 18
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
1,945 340 44 773 267 522 638 72 0 271 83 212
      Householder 1,070 202 19 597 136 117 494 64 0 240 44 146
      Related children (18) 565 51 1 104 67 341 98 3 0 19 19 57
      Other 310 86 24 72 64 64 47 4 0 13 21 9
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
198 24 4 86 24 59 71 14 0 34 6 18
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
7,501 3,117 742 765 1,190 1,687 2,303 315 55 296 427 1,210
      Male 3,558 1,456 303 169 773 858 1,175 139 34 75 299 628
        Householder 2,097 1,040 233 60 421 342 650 93 30 32 159 335
      Female 3,943 1,661 439 596 418 829 1,128 176 21 222 128 582
        Householder 2,375 1,318 367 131 227 333 606 122 20 86 74 303

Poverty Footnotes

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