Table 1. Volunteers by selected characteristics, September 2013

Table 1. Volunteers by selected characteristics, September 2013

(Numbers in thousands)
                                                                                                                              
                                              Total, both sexes                  Men                        Women             
                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                              
                                                       Volunteers                  Volunteers                  Volunteers     
   Characteristics in September 2013       Civilian                    Civilian                    Civilian                   
                                           noninsti-                   noninsti-                   noninsti-                  
                                           tutional           Percent  tutional           Percent  tutional           Percent 
                                            popula-   Number    of      popula-   Number    of      popula-   Number    of    
                                             tion             popula-    tion             popula-    tion             popula- 
                                                               tion                        tion                         tion  
                    Age                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                              
  Total, 16 years and over................  246,168   62,615    25.4    118,807   26,404    22.2    127,361   36,211    28.4  
    16 to 24 years........................   38,822    8,466    21.8     19,569    3,733    19.1     19,253    4,734    24.6  
       16 to 19 years.....................   16,745    4,383    26.2      8,515    1,932    22.7      8,230    2,451    29.8  
       20 to 24 years.....................   22,077    4,083    18.5     11,055    1,800    16.3     11,022    2,283    20.7  
    25 years and over.....................  207,346   54,148    26.1     99,237   22,671    22.8    108,108   31,477    29.1  
       25 to 34 years.....................   41,685    9,118    21.9     20,585    3,686    17.9     21,101    5,432    25.7  
       35 to 44 years.....................   39,599   12,098    30.6     19,398    4,967    25.6     20,201    7,131    35.3  
       45 to 54 years.....................   43,167   12,184    28.2     21,087    5,263    25.0     22,079    6,921    31.3  
       55 to 64 years.....................   39,172   10,191    26.0     18,824    4,358    23.1     20,348    5,833    28.7  
       65 years and over..................   43,723   10,558    24.1     19,344    4,398    22.7     24,379    6,160    25.3  
                                                                                                                              
   Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                                                      
                                                                                                                              
  White...................................  194,610   52,685    27.1     95,013   22,435    23.6     99,597   30,250    30.4  
  Black or African American...............   30,462    5,637    18.5     13,790    2,260    16.4     16,672    3,377    20.3  
  Asian...................................   13,314    2,525    19.0      6,227      990    15.9      7,087    1,535    21.7  
  Hispanic or Latino ethnicity............   37,713    5,838    15.5     18,898    2,450    13.0     18,814    3,388    18.0  
                                                                                                                              
         Educational attainment (1)                                                                                           
                                                                                                                              
  Less than a high school diploma.........   24,461    2,204     9.0     12,105      941     7.8     12,356    1,264    10.2  
  High school graduates, no college (2)...   60,794   10,138    16.7     29,774    4,221    14.2     31,019    5,917    19.1  
  Some college or associate degree .......   56,233   15,562    27.7     25,595    5,987    23.4     30,639    9,575    31.3  
  Bachelor's degree and higher (3)........   65,857   26,244    39.8     31,763   11,522    36.3     34,094   14,722    43.2  
                                                                                                                              
               Marital status                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                              
  Single, never married...................   74,351   14,851    20.0     39,108    6,417    16.4     35,243    8,434    23.9  
  Married, spouse present.................  122,725   37,719    30.7     61,794   16,907    27.4     60,931   20,812    34.2  
  Other marital status (4)................   49,092   10,045    20.5     17,904    3,080    17.2     31,187    6,965    22.3  
                                                                                                                              
          Presence of own children                                                                                            
             under 18 years (5)                                                                                               
                                                                                                                              
  Without own children under 18...........  180,102   40,847    22.7     89,507   17,646    19.7     90,594   23,201    25.6  
  With own children under 18..............   66,066   21,767    32.9     29,299    8,758    29.9     36,767   13,009    35.4  
                                                                                                                              
             Employment status                                                                                                
                                                                                                                              
  Civilian labor force....................  157,196   43,162    27.5     83,338   20,008    24.0     73,859   23,154    31.3  
    Employed..............................  145,740   40,401    27.7     77,067   18,775    24.4     68,673   21,626    31.5  
      Full time (6).......................  117,704   31,524    26.8     66,905   16,172    24.2     50,799   15,351    30.2  
      Part time (7).......................   28,036    8,877    31.7     10,162    2,603    25.6     17,874    6,275    35.1  
    Unemployed............................   11,456    2,761    24.1      6,271    1,233    19.7      5,186    1,528    29.5  
  Not in the labor force..................   88,972   19,452    21.9     35,469    6,396    18.0     53,502   13,057    24.4  

   1 Data refer to persons 25 years and over.
   2 Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
   3 Includes persons with bachelor's, professional, and doctoral degrees.
   4 Includes divorced, separated, and widowed persons.
   5 Own children include sons, daughters, stepchildren, and adopted children. Not included are nieces, nephews, 
grandchildren, and other related and unrelated children.
   6 Usually work 35 hours or more a week at all jobs.
   7 Usually work less than 35 hours a week at all jobs.
   NOTE: Data on volunteers relate to persons who performed unpaid volunteer activities for an organization at any point
from September 1, 2012, through the survey period in September 2013.  Estimates for the above race groups (white, black or
African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races.  Persons whose ethnicity is
identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race.



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