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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 200% of poverty

Both Sexes
 
      Total (17)
1,701 185 471 347 136 563 303 17 5 58 51 172
16 to 17 years 120 0 0 8 2 110 8 0 0 0 0 8
18 to 64 years 1,127 144 89 320 127 447 293 17 3 58 51 164
    18 to 24 years 296 6 4 33 22 232 91 2 0 3 19 67
    25 to 34 years 258 8 10 83 24 134 91 2 0 18 8 63
    35 to 54 years 384 69 22 170 60 64 87 9 0 31 18 28
    55 to 64 years 189 62 53 35 21 18 24 4 3 6 5 6
65 years and over 454 42 382 19 7 5 3 0 2 0 0 0

Male
 
      Total (17)
669 76 185 41 77 290 153 10 0 17 21 104
16 to 17 years 35 0 0 0 0 35 3 0 0 0 0 3
18 to 64 years 468 65 36 41 71 255 149 10 0 17 21 101
    18 to 24 years 157 5 4 6 16 126 40 2 0 0 5 33
    25 to 34 years 113 2 4 10 5 92 54 2 0 5 3 44
    35 to 54 years 129 37 9 18 36 29 41 7 0 5 10 19
    55 to 64 years 68 21 18 7 15 7 14 0 0 6 3 5
65 years and over 166 11 149 0 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0

Female
 
      Total (17)
1,032 110 285 306 59 272 150 7 4 42 29 68
16 to 17 years 85 0 0 8 2 75 5 0 0 0 0 5
18 to 64 years 660 78 53 279 56 193 144 7 3 42 29 63
    18 to 24 years 139 0 0 27 7 105 51 0 0 3 14 33
    25 to 34 years 145 6 5 72 19 42 37 0 0 13 5 20
    35 to 54 years 256 31 14 152 24 34 46 3 0 26 8 9
    55 to 64 years 120 40 35 28 6 11 10 4 3 0 2 1
65 years and over 288 31 232 18 2 4 2 0 2 0 0 0

Household Relationship (17)
 
      People 16 to 64 years old (17)
1,247 144 89 328 129 557 300 17 3 58 51 172
In families (2) 941 106 75 309 109 342 205 12 2 50 45 97
      Householder 282 39 30 94 61 58 78 7 2 21 14 33
In families with related children under
      18 years (9)
631 54 22 251 55 249 138 7 0 44 26 61
      Householder 180 22 7 83 32 36 58 7 0 21 10 21
In families with related children under
      6 years (9)
277 24 5 149 21 78 71 2 0 22 17 30
      Householder 87 5 0 51 8 23 31 2 0 10 7 12
In married-couple families (11) 658 67 52 247 82 210 148 12 2 38 29 67
      Husbands (11) 126 27 19 15 35 31 53 6 0 6 11 31
      Wives (11) 314 26 22 202 33 31 59 5 2 30 15 7
      Related children (18) 157 9 0 19 10 118 32 2 0 2 3 25
      Other 61 6 10 11 4 30 3 0 0 0 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 18 years (9)
459 33 19 210 42 156 111 7 0 38 20 47
      Husbands (11) 71 15 5 15 21 16 39 5 0 6 8 20
      Wives (11) 213 10 3 173 11 17 45 2 0 30 10 3
      Related children (18) 121 2 0 15 6 97 25 0 0 2 1 21
      Other 53 6 10 7 4 26 3 0 0 0 0 3
In married-couple families with related
    children under 6 years (9)
241 18 5 135 19 64 62 2 0 21 13 27
      Husbands (11) 35 5 0 12 3 14 26 2 0 4 5 15
      Wives (11) 133 7 0 109 7 10 25 0 0 15 8 3
      Related children (18) 44 0 0 12 5 27 7 0 0 2 0 6
      Other 30 6 5 2 4 14 3 0 0 0 0 3
In families with male householder,
    no wife present
115 10 13 30 17 45 23 0 0 5 7 10
      Householder 33 3 1 4 8 17 6 0 0 1 0 5
      Other 82 7 12 26 9 27 17 0 0 5 7 5
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  18 years (9)
54 9 0 14 6 25 9 0 0 2 6 2
      Householder 19 3 0 2 4 9 1 0 0 1 0 0
      Related children (18) 14 0 0 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 0
      Other 21 5 0 11 2 3 8 0 0 1 6 2
In families with male householder, no
wife present with related children under
  6 years (9)
18 2 0 7 0 9 5 0 0 1 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 5 0 0 1 4 0
In families with female householder,
  no husband present
169 28 10 32 11 88 35 0 0 6 9 20
      Householder 67 14 7 19 11 16 12 0 0 5 1 7
      Other 102 15 2 13 0 72 22 0 0 2 8 12
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  18 years (9)
118 13 3 26 7 68 18 0 0 5 1 13
      Householder 43 7 1 15 7 13 12 0 0 5 1 7
      Related children (18) 59 2 0 7 0 51 6 0 0 0 0 6
      Other 15 4 2 4 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
In families with female householder, no
husband present with related children under
  6 years (9)
17 4 0 7 1 5 4 0 0 0 0 3
      Householder 10 0 0 5 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 2
      Related children (18) 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
      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)
298 38 14 15 19 213 95 5 0 9 6 75
      Male 172 14 6 7 12 133 50 3 0 5 2 41
        Householder 90 9 6 5 10 61 24 0 0 0 0 24
      Female 127 24 8 8 7 80 46 2 0 4 4 35
        Householder 63 17 3 4 3 36 19 2 0 3 2 12

Poverty Footnotes

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