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Table 3. Volunteers by number of organizations for which volunteer activities were performed and selected characteristics, September 2013

Table 3. Volunteers by number of organizations for which volunteer activities were performed and       
selected characteristics, September 2013                                                                
                                                                                                        
                                                           Percent distribution of the number of        
                                                       organizations for which volunteer activities     
                                                                     were performed                     
                                            Total                                                       
  Characteristics in September 2013      volunteers                                               Not   
                                        (thousands)                                           reporting 
                                                                                       Five   number of 
                                                     Total    One   Two   Three  Four   or     organiza-
                                                                                       more     tions   
                                                                                                        
                   Sex                                                                                  
                                                                                                        
 Total, both sexes.......................   62,615   100.0   71.3  19.0    6.6   1.8    1.2        0.1  
    Men..................................   26,404   100.0   72.6  18.6    6.1   1.6    1.0         .1  
    Women................................   36,211   100.0   70.4  19.2    7.0   1.9    1.3         .1  
                                                                                                        
                   Age                                                                                  
                                                                                                        
 Total, 16 years and over................   62,615   100.0   71.3  19.0    6.6   1.8    1.2         .1  
   16 to 24 years........................    8,466   100.0   77.1  16.1    5.1   1.0     .7         .1  
      16 to 19 years.....................    4,383   100.0   75.4  17.4    5.3    .9    1.0         -   
      20 to 24 years.....................    4,083   100.0   78.9  14.8    4.8   1.0     .4         .1  
   25 years and over.....................   54,148   100.0   70.4  19.4    6.9   1.9    1.2         .1  
      25 to 34 years.....................    9,118   100.0   76.0  17.2    4.6   1.4     .7         .1  
      35 to 44 years.....................   12,098   100.0   69.5  20.9    7.1   1.6     .7         .2  
      45 to 54 years.....................   12,184   100.0   68.1  20.8    7.3   2.3    1.4         .1  
      55 to 64 years.....................   10,191   100.0   70.4  18.4    7.6   1.8    1.6         .2  
      65 years and over..................   10,558   100.0   69.3  19.0    7.3   2.5    1.7         .2  
                                                                                                        
  Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity                                                                 
                                                                                                        
 White...................................   52,685   100.0   70.3  19.5    7.1   1.9    1.2         .1  
 Black or African American...............    5,637   100.0   78.1  15.5    3.7   1.5     .9         .2  
 Asian...................................    2,525   100.0   80.1  14.7    3.9    .7     .6         -   
 Hispanic or Latino ethnicity............    5,838   100.0   80.7  14.1    3.7   1.0     .4         -   
                                                                                                        
        Educational attainment (1)                                                                      
                                                                                                        
 Less than a high school diploma.........    2,204   100.0   88.2   9.2    2.0    -      .6         -   
 High school graduates, no college (2)...   10,138   100.0   79.6  14.4    4.3   1.0     .5         .2  
 Some college or associate degree .......   15,562   100.0   73.5  17.9    5.9   1.4    1.1         .1  
 Bachelor's degree and higher (3)........   26,244   100.0   63.6  23.1    8.8   2.8    1.6         .1  
                                                                                                        
              Marital status                                                                            
                                                                                                        
 Single, never married...................   14,851   100.0   75.7  16.8    5.2   1.3     .8         .2  
 Married, spouse present.................   37,719   100.0   69.3  20.1    7.2   2.0    1.3         .1  
 Other marital status (4)................   10,045   100.0   72.6  17.9    6.2   1.9    1.2         .2  
                                                                                                        
 Presence of own children under 18 years (5)                                                            
                                                                                                        
 Men:                                                                                                   
   No own children under 18 years old....   17,646   100.0   73.3  18.0    5.9   1.7   1.0          .2  
   With own children under 18 years old..    8,758   100.0   71.2  19.9    6.4   1.6    .8          .1  
 Women:                                                                                                 
   No own children under 18 years old....   23,201   100.0   71.3  18.4    7.0   1.8   1.3          .2  
   With own children under 18 years old..   13,009   100.0   68.8  20.8    6.9   2.3   1.2          -   
                                                                                                        
            Employment status                                                                           
                                                                                                        
 Civilian labor force....................   43,162   100.0   70.5  19.8    6.6   1.8   1.2          .1  
   Employed..............................   40,401   100.0   70.2  19.9    6.7   1.9   1.1          .2  
     Full time (6).......................   31,524   100.0   70.5  19.7    6.6   1.9   1.1          .2  
     Part time (7).......................    8,877   100.0   69.1  20.6    6.9   2.0   1.4          .1  
   Unemployed............................    2,761   100.0   74.1  17.9    5.1   1.3   1.6          -   
 Not in the labor force..................   19,452   100.0   73.3  17.1    6.7   1.7   1.1          .1  

   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. Dash represents or rounds to zero.



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Last Modified Date: February 25, 2014
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