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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
Black A.O.I.C.
Below 200% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
7,936 2,427 1,544 1,019 1,072 1,874 1,131 187 27 229 185 503
16 to 17 years 790 24 5 17 19 725 60 0 0 0 0 60
18 to 64 years 5,533 2,017 368 984 1,025 1,139 1,041 181 13 228 181 439
    18 to 24 years 1,365 138 15 216 256 740 360 18 0 61 46 235
    25 to 34 years 1,105 248 21 330 292 214 292 45 0 92 54 102
    35 to 54 years 2,023 1,038 64 370 389 162 291 70 6 68 56 91
    55 to 64 years 1,041 593 267 69 89 23 98 48 7 7 25 12
65 years and over 1,613 386 1,172 18 28 10 30 7 14 1 4 4

Male
 
      Total (17)
3,407 1,063 566 200 645 933 428 60 12 31 99 227
16 to 17 years 405 14 0 8 10 373 30 0 0 0 0 30
18 to 64 years 2,435 920 137 192 626 560 391 59 8 31 97 197
    18 to 24 years 667 78 5 51 160 373 163 1 0 0 33 129
    25 to 34 years 448 132 8 39 172 97 104 22 0 14 28 39
    35 to 54 years 875 443 33 83 236 80 100 25 3 15 31 26
    55 to 64 years 445 267 91 19 58 10 24 10 5 2 4 3
65 years and over 567 129 429 0 10 0 7 1 4 0 2 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
4,529 1,364 978 819 426 941 702 128 14 198 86 276
16 to 17 years 384 10 4 9 9 352 30 0 0 0 0 30
18 to 64 years 3,098 1,097 231 792 400 579 650 122 5 197 84 243
    18 to 24 years 698 60 11 164 96 367 197 16 0 61 13 107
    25 to 34 years 657 116 13 291 120 117 188 22 0 78 25 62
    35 to 54 years 1,148 595 31 286 153 82 190 45 3 53 24 65
    55 to 64 years 595 325 177 50 31 13 75 38 2 5 21 8
65 years and over 1,046 257 743 18 18 10 22 6 9 1 2 4

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
6,323 2,041 372 1,001 1,044 1,864 1,101 181 13 228 181 499
In families (2) 4,647 1,225 232 850 755 1,586 786 110 8 204 123 341
      Householder 1,574 571 100 465 289 149 396 81 1 137 50 127
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
3,087 606 90 692 480 1,220 604 82 4 174 76 267
      Householder 1,135 348 36 414 237 101 337 64 0 125 39 108
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
1,241 212 31 427 215 356 309 45 0 123 34 106
      Householder 556 113 4 278 113 49 203 34 0 88 20 61
In married-couple families (11) 1,380 328 138 294 229 390 243 40 7 65 38 94
      Husbands (11) 399 148 58 34 127 33 70 22 5 10 20 13
      Wives (11) 498 125 68 229 37 40 100 12 2 49 14 23
      Related children (18) 404 44 11 26 51 272 64 2 0 6 4 53
      Other 78 12 2 6 13 46 10 5 0 0 0 5
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
907 137 46 252 155 318 198 25 4 62 24 81
      Husbands (11) 228 66 22 27 90 23 47 12 4 10 10 11
      Wives (11) 312 49 15 195 26 27 84 7 0 47 11 19
      Related children (18) 311 19 6 24 27 236 58 2 0 6 4 46
      Other 56 3 2 6 13 32 10 5 0 0 0 5
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
429 56 15 164 69 126 100 14 0 40 8 38
      Husbands (11) 100 26 4 16 42 12 23 5 0 5 5 9
      Wives (11) 188 21 5 129 12 21 47 2 0 33 1 11
      Related children (18) 101 7 4 13 11 67 21 2 0 3 2 14
      Other 40 1 2 6 4 27 8 5 0 0 0 3
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
473 163 10 55 113 132 60 4 0 6 19 31
      Householder 200 78 6 29 58 29 33 4 0 5 10 14
      Other 272 85 4 26 55 102 26 0 0 1 9 17
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
220 60 0 24 61 75 44 4 0 6 13 20
      Householder 112 41 0 17 43 12 26 4 0 5 8 9
      Related children (18) 61 1 0 1 6 52 16 0 0 0 4 12
      Other 47 18 0 6 12 11 3 0 0 1 1 0
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
86 20 0 16 39 11 19 2 0 1 10 6
      Householder 54 10 0 14 28 2 12 2 0 0 5 5
      Related children (18) 9 0 0 0 5 5 5 0 0 0 4 1
      Other 23 10 0 2 6 5 3 0 0 1 1 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
2,795 733 84 501 413 1,064 483 66 1 133 66 216
      Householder 972 360 36 326 156 94 281 60 1 105 22 92
      Other 1,823 373 48 175 257 970 202 6 0 28 44 124
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
1,960 409 44 416 264 827 362 53 0 106 38 165
      Householder 782 247 18 305 139 74 240 48 0 93 19 81
      Related children (18) 929 86 5 71 92 675 104 4 0 6 18 77
      Other 248 76 21 40 33 78 17 1 0 7 2 8
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
726 136 15 248 107 219 190 29 0 82 17 63
      Householder 379 74 3 201 62 38 155 27 0 75 11 42
      Related children (18) 239 24 0 35 26 154 25 1 0 2 4 19
      Other 108 39 12 12 19 27 9 1 0 5 2 2
 
In unrelated subfamilies (3)
26 1 0 13 3 8 7 2 0 4 1 0
 
Unrelated individuals (4)
1,649 815 140 137 286 270 308 68 5 20 57 158
      Male 785 379 46 38 183 140 152 26 3 6 28 90
        Householder 469 260 36 16 93 63 101 21 3 0 19 59
      Female 864 436 95 99 103 131 156 43 2 14 29 68
        Householder 629 376 88 33 73 60 108 32 2 7 25 42

Poverty Footnotes

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