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Table 5. Main volunteer activity for main organization for which activities were performed and selected characteristics, September 2010

Table 5.  Main volunteer activity for main organization for which activities were performed and selected characteristics, 
September 2010
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                          
                                                          Percent distribution of main volunteer activity for main organization (1)       
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                             Pro-                         
                                                                                                             vide                           
                                                                                                             pro-                         
                                                                                 Col-          Pro-          fes-                           
                                                                                 lect,         vide          sional                         
                                                  Coach                    Col-  make,         coun-          or    Engage  Engage           
                                           Total   re-                     lect,  or     Fund-  sel-         manage-  in      in             
                                          volun-  fer-             Be an   pre- distrib- raise  ing,  Pro-   ment   music,  gener-           
   Characteristics in September 2010       teers   ee,  Tu-        usher,  pare, ute      or   medi-  vide    as-   perfor-   al        Equal
                                         (thous-   or   tor  Men-  greet-  dis-  cloth-  sell   cal   gener-  sis-   mance- labor; Oth- time
                                          sands)  sup-  or   tor   er, or  trib-  ing,  items care,-   al    tance,   or   supply  er   among
                                                   er- teach youth mini-   ute, crafts-   to   fire/ office includ-  other trans-       all 
                                                  vise              ster    or    or    raise  EMS,  servi-  ing     artis- por-            
                                                  sports-                  serve goods  money   or     ces   serv-    tic  tation           
                                                  teams                    food  other        protec-        ing on  activi- to             
                                                                                 than         tive             a     ties  people           
                                                                                 food         servi-         board                         
                                                                                               ces             or                           
                                                                                                              com-                         
                                                                                                              mit-                         
                                                                                                              tee                          
                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                          
                  Sex                                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                          
Total, both sexes.......................  62,790    5.8  9.8   6.0    4.0   9.9    3.3  10.9    3.2    5.1    7.2    4.0    8.4   14.6  7.9
   Men..................................  26,787   10.2  7.5   5.7    5.1   7.9    1.9   9.3    3.7    3.0    8.2    3.8   11.5   14.6  7.4
   Women................................  36,004    2.5 11.5   6.1    3.2  11.4    4.3  12.1    2.8    6.6    6.4    4.2    6.0   14.6  8.3
                                                                                                                                           
                  Age                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                           
Total, 16 years and over................  62,790    5.8  9.8   6.0    4.0   9.9    3.3  10.9    3.2    5.1    7.2    4.0    8.4   14.6   7.9
  16 to 24 years........................   8,297    6.2  9.6   8.7    2.8   8.7    3.4  10.4    3.0    4.5    1.4    5.4   10.7   17.4   7.8
     16 to 19 years.....................   4,403    6.6  8.4   8.2    2.9   9.3    3.0  11.3    2.0    3.9     .6    5.9   12.0   17.8   8.1
     20 to 24 years.....................   3,894    5.8 11.1   9.3    2.8   8.0    3.9   9.2    4.0    5.2    2.4    4.9    9.2   16.9   7.4
  25 years and over.....................  54,493    5.8  9.8   5.6    4.2  10.1    3.2  11.0    3.2    5.1    8.1    3.8    8.0   14.1   7.9
     25 to 34 years.....................   9,140    7.8 11.5   7.5    2.6   7.8    3.0  11.7    4.1    4.1    5.0    4.4    7.9   15.6   6.9
     35 to 44 years.....................  12,904   10.0 11.9   7.5    2.2   8.6    2.6  12.2    2.9    4.3    6.5    3.2    7.6   12.5   8.1
     45 to 54 years.....................  13,435    6.2  9.8   5.6    4.0  10.4    2.9  12.4    3.3    4.5    8.5    3.4    8.0   12.6   8.3
     55 to 64 years.....................   9,830    2.2  8.4   4.1    5.4  11.1    2.9  10.1    3.3    5.6   11.2    4.4    8.8   14.8   7.8
     65 years and over..................   9,184     .8  6.7   2.3    7.6  13.1    5.3   7.7    2.6    7.8    9.3    4.2    7.9   16.5   8.4
                                                                                                                                            
 Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                            
White...................................  53,556    6.0 10.0   5.8    3.8   9.5    3.2  11.3    3.2    4.9    7.7    3.9    8.6   14.5   7.7
Black or African American...............   5,580    4.7  8.6   8.5    6.0  13.0    4.4   8.8    2.8    5.5    4.1    5.2    5.8   13.3   9.2
Asian...................................   2,207    3.0  9.0   5.5    4.9  11.9    2.2   8.7    3.5    7.3    4.4    4.6    8.1   18.4   8.3
Hispanic or Latino ethnicity............   4,982    7.4 11.2   6.4    4.8  10.9    3.8   9.6    3.3    4.5    3.1    3.5    6.9   17.0   7.6
                                                                                                                                            
       Educational attainment (2)                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                            
Less than a high school diploma.........   2,231    2.0  5.9   4.3    6.8  17.6    5.4   9.5    2.2    4.4    2.1    3.8   11.2   18.1   6.8
High school graduates, no college (3)...  10,887    4.9  6.9   4.2    5.6  13.3    4.1  11.6    3.1    5.4    4.5    3.4   10.5   14.2   8.3
Some college or associate degree .......  15,505    6.0  8.7   5.7    4.2  11.0    3.7  11.6    3.0    5.7    5.1    3.3    8.5   15.1   8.5
Bachelor's degree and higher (4)........  25,870    6.3 12.0   6.1    3.4   7.6    2.5  10.6    3.5    4.8   11.8    4.3    6.4   13.2   7.6
                                                                                                                                           
             Marital status                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                           
Single, never married...................  14,145    5.6  8.8   7.2    2.9   8.6    3.3  11.1    3.6    4.8    3.8    4.5   10.4   17.8   7.6
Married, spouse present.................  38,765    6.5 10.7   5.8    4.2   9.9    2.9  11.0    2.9    4.9    8.7    4.0    7.6   12.9   8.1
Other marital status (5)................   9,880    3.5  7.6   5.0    5.2  12.0    4.6  10.2    3.5    6.3    6.2    3.5    8.2   16.4   7.7
                                                                                                                                           
        Presence of own children                                                                                                           
           under 18 years (6)                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                           
Men:                                                                                                                                       
  No own children under 18 years old....  17,662    5.3  6.7   4.8    5.7   8.5    2.2   9.3    4.0    3.6    9.2    4.0   12.7   16.6   7.2
  With own children under 18 years old..   9,124   19.8  9.1   7.5    4.0   6.8    1.3   9.4    3.1    1.8    6.3    3.3    9.3   10.7   7.8
Women:                                                                                                                                      
  No own children under 18 years old....  22,467    1.6  9.3   5.4    3.9  12.1    4.7  11.1    3.3    7.1    6.5    4.9    6.4   15.8   7.8
  With own children under 18 years old..  13,536    4.1 15.1   7.4    2.1  10.1    3.6  13.8    1.9    5.7    6.3    3.2    5.2   12.5   9.1
                                                                                                                                            
           Employment status                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                            
Civilian labor force....................  44,522    7.2 10.0   6.5    3.6   9.2    2.7  12.0    3.5    3.9    7.7    4.0    8.4   13.6   7.6
  Employed..............................  40,980    7.4 10.0   6.5    3.6   9.0    2.6  12.1    3.5    3.8    8.1    4.0    8.2   13.5   7.7
    Full time (7).......................  31,625    8.1  9.4   6.6    3.6   8.7    2.6  12.4    3.6    3.4    8.8    3.9    8.4   13.2   7.5
    Part time (8).......................   9,355    4.9 12.1   6.1    4.0  10.2    2.9  11.2    3.4    5.1    5.5    4.2    7.7   14.4   8.4
  Unemployed............................   3,542    5.5  9.1   6.5    3.6  11.4    3.1  10.7    2.8    6.0    3.8    4.8   10.7   14.8   7.1
Not in the labor force..................  18,268    2.4  9.3   4.7    5.0  11.6    4.7   8.3    2.4    7.8    5.9    4.0    8.2   16.9   8.7

   1 Main organization is defined as the organization for which the volunteer worked the most hours during the year. See the Technical
Note for more details.
   2 Data refer to persons 25 years and over.
   3 Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
   4 Includes persons with bachelor's, professional, and doctoral degrees.  
   5 Includes divorced, separated, and widowed persons.
   6 Own children include sons, daughters, stepchildren, and adopted children. Not included are nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and other
related and unrelated children.
   7 Usually work 35 hours or more a week at all jobs.
   8 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,
2009, through the survey period in September 2010. 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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