CPS

Noncash Tables: March 1997 CPS

Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               65
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     ALL RACES                            101018      8263       8.2      1707      10.0     20343 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                  80950      6214       7.7      1767      10.1     15282 
  Inside central cities...........         31347      3660      11.7      1804      10.3      8920 
    One million or more...........         19934      2414      12.1      1823      10.4      5756 
    Under one million.............         11413      1246      10.9      1767      10.1      3163 
  Outside central cities..........         49603      2554       5.1      1715       9.8      6363 
    One million or more...........         33825      1557       4.6      1753      10.0      3735 
    Under one million.............         15778       997       6.3      1656       9.5      2628 
Outside metropolitan areas........         20068      2049      10.2      1524       9.7      5061 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................         19724      1702       8.6      1685      10.7      3806 
Midwest...........................         23972      1630       6.8      1703      10.1      4019 
South.............................         35693      3351       9.4      1681       9.7      8279 
West..............................         21629      1580       7.3      1790       9.8      4240 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................         66356      2315       3.5      1533       9.8      5508 
Renter occupied...................         34661      5949      17.2      1775      10.1     14835 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               66
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................         79610      7146       9.0      1835       9.8     18833 
  15 to 24 years..................          5160       951      18.4      1916       9.3      2381 
  25 to 34 years..................         19314      2217      11.5      2042       9.6      6791 
  35 to 44 years..................         23823      1990       8.4      1962       9.9      5590 
  45 to 54 years..................         18843      1140       6.1      1602      10.0      2506 
  55 to 64 years..................         12469       849       6.8      1223      10.5      1565 
65 years and over.................         21408      1117       5.2       885      11.3      1511 
  65 to 74 years..................         11679       635       5.4       920      11.1       905 
  75 years and over...............          9729       482       5.0       839      11.5       606 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              48.4      42.8       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................        101018      8263       8.2      1707      10.0     20343 
  Worked..........................         72377      3919       5.4      1696       8.9     10775 
    Worked year-round, full-time..         52699      1380       2.6      1558       8.9      3804 
  Did not work....................         28641      4344      15.2      1717      11.0      9568 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........         79588      7136       9.0      1836       9.8     18809 
  No work disability..............         70244      4499       6.4      1991       9.5     12907 
  With a work disability..........          9344      2638      28.2      1572      10.4      5902 
    severe work disability........          5771      2158      37.4      1513      10.6      4706 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               67
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................         70241      6304       9.0      1997       9.9     18130 
  Married-couple families.........         53604      2086       3.9      1772       9.1      6538 
  Male householder, wife absent...          3847       456      11.9      1676       9.3      1083 
  Female householder, husband absent.      12790      3762      29.4      2161      10.4     10508 
Nonfamily households..............         30777      1959       6.4       774      10.3      2213 
  Male householder................         13707       691       5.0       911       9.6       872 
    Living alone..................         10442       450       4.3       669       9.8       450 
  Female householders.............         17070      1268       7.4       699      10.7      1341 
    Living alone..................         14961      1149       7.7       638      11.0      1149 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               68
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................         54785      2421       4.4       799      10.2      2864 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                   45858      5754      12.5      2083       9.9     17263 
  Child under 18 years..............       37204      5369      14.4      2147       9.9     16660 
    All under 6 years...............        9033      1457      16.1      1846       9.6      3609 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        8096      1713      21.2      2575       9.9      6667 
    All 6 to 17 years...............       20075      2200      11.0      2014      10.1      6384 
  One child.......................         15452      1846      11.9      1548       9.7      3830 
    Under 6 years.................          5778       851      14.7      1522       9.4      1716 
    6 to 17 years.................          9674       995      10.3      1569      10.0      2114 
  Two or more children............         21752      3523      16.2      2462      10.0     12830 
    All under 6 years.............          3255       607      18.6      2301       9.9      1893 
    Some under 6 years............          8096      1713      21.2      2575       9.9      6667 
    All 6 to 17 years.............         10401      1204      11.6      2382      10.2      4270 
  Mean children...................          1.87      2.20       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........         14835      1280       8.6      1921      10.2      3450 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................           587       151      25.7      2396      10.3       427 
  All under 6 years...............           166        33      20.0      2456       9.8       100 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............            43        16      38.0      1948      10.1        64 
  All 6 to 17 years...............           379       102      26.8      2447      10.6       263 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................         77221      6950       9.0      1849       9.8     18429 
One or more elderly...............         23796      1313       5.5       953      11.1      1914 
  All members elderly.............         16483       740       4.5       607      11.5       792 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..     21462      1104       5.1       886      11.2      1534 
  Elderly other relative only.....          1554       157      10.1      1369      10.0       303 
  Elderly nonrelative only........           139         8       6.1       531       9.3        16 
Total number of children..........         69411     11812      17.0       (x)       (x)     11812 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               69
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     ALL RACES                             13102      5399      41.2      1950      10.6     13887 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                   9972      4022      40.3      2004      10.6     10428 
  Inside central cities...........          5587      2542      45.5      1986      10.7      6491 
    One million or more...........          3734      1686      45.1      2011      10.8      4230 
    Under one million.............          1853       856      46.2      1935      10.5      2260 
  Outside central cities..........          4385      1480      33.8      2036      10.4      3938 
    One million or more...........          2760       858      31.1      2101      10.6      2216 
    Under one million.............          1625       621      38.2      1946      10.2      1721 
Outside metropolitan areas........          3130      1377      44.0      1792      10.4      3459 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................          2535      1132      44.6      1894      11.2      2670 
Midwest...........................          2556      1034      40.4      1919      10.5      2623 
South.............................          5125      2211      43.1      1975      10.3      5716 
West..............................          2885      1022      35.4      1988      10.3      2878 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................          4749      1256      26.5      1797      10.5      3052 
Renter occupied...................          8353      4143      49.6      1996      10.6     10835 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               70
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................         10296      4765      46.3      2093      10.4     13085 
  15 to 24 years..................          1628       702      43.1      2130       9.9      1803 
  25 to 34 years..................          2859      1536      53.7      2348      10.3      4930 
  35 to 44 years..................          2642      1278      48.4      2322      10.6      3765 
  45 to 54 years..................          1670       713      42.7      1699      10.5      1582 
  55 to 64 years..................          1497       536      35.8      1291      11.0      1005 
65 years and over.................          2807       634      22.6       874      11.5       802 
  65 to 74 years..................          1253       340      27.1       855      11.3       462 
  75 years and over...............          1553       294      18.9       896      11.7       341 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              46.4      41.6       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................         13102      5399      41.2      1950      10.6     13887 
  Worked..........................          5455      2102      38.5      2015       9.5      6195 
    Worked year-round, full-time..          1456       400      27.5      1991       9.7      1368 
  Did not work....................          7647      3297      43.1      1909      11.3      7692 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........         10283      4761      46.3      2092      10.4     13074 
  No work disability..............          7094      2893      40.8      2327      10.1      8799 
  With a work disability..........          3189      1868      58.6      1727      10.9      4275 
    severe work disability........          2522      1542      61.1      1642      11.0      3405 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               71
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................          7708      4040      52.4      2345      10.5     12398 
  Married-couple families.........          3010      1071      35.6      2165      10.0      3633 
  Male householder, wife absent...           531       223      42.0      2031       9.9       569 
  Female householder, husband absent.       4167      2746      65.9      2440      10.8      8196 
Nonfamily households..............          5394      1359      25.2       777      10.6      1489 
  Male householder................          1791       381      21.3       930      10.2       448 
    Living alone..................          1300       282      21.7       724      10.1       282 
  Female householders.............          3603       978      27.1       718      10.8      1041 
    Living alone..................          3147       891      28.3       670      11.0       891 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               72
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (ALL RACES)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................          6446      1570      24.4       836      10.5      1831 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                    6592      3802      57.7      2407      10.6     11995 
  Child under 18 years..............        6131      3648      59.5      2451      10.6     11735 
    All under 6 years...............        1570       959      61.1      2036      10.1      2449 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        1935      1222      63.2      2949      10.7      4909 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        2626      1467      55.8      2308      10.8      4377 
  One child.......................          2031      1149      56.6      1735      10.4      2415 
    Under 6 years.................           902       524      58.1      1672       9.9      1060 
    6 to 17 years.................          1129       626      55.4      1789      10.7      1355 
  Two or more children............          4100      2498      60.9      2781      10.7      9320 
    All under 6 years.............           668       435      65.1      2474      10.2      1389 
    Some under 6 years............          1935      1222      63.2      2949      10.7      4909 
    All 6 to 17 years.............          1497       841      56.2      2694      10.8      3022 
  Mean children...................          2.24      2.30       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........          1271       629      49.4      2367      10.9      1997 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................           113        62      54.7      2522      10.7       160 
  All under 6 years...............            29        11      36.2      2494      11.2        28 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............             9         7      74.4      1263       8.6        21 
  All 6 to 17 years...............            75        44      59.6      2725      11.0       110 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................         10071      4693      46.6      2096      10.4     12914 
One or more elderly...............          3031       706      23.3       980      11.4       973 
  All members elderly.............          2354       480      20.4       646      11.6       493 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..      2801       637      22.7       886      11.4       837 
  Elderly other relative only.....           131        51      38.8      2066      10.9       108 
  Elderly nonrelative only........            34         4      10.8       632      12.0         8 
Total number of children..........         13764      8375      60.8       (x)       (x)      8375 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               73
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     WHITE                                 85059      5311       6.2      1547       9.8     12695 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                  67006      3812       5.7      1616       9.9      9072 
  Inside central cities...........         22718      1827       8.0      1647      10.2      4219 
    One million or more...........         13622      1116       8.2      1639      10.3      2466 
    Under one million.............          9095       711       7.8      1659      10.1      1754 
  Outside central cities..........         44288      1985       4.5      1587       9.6      4852 
    One million or more...........         29813      1175       3.9      1589       9.8      2712 
    Under one million.............         14475       810       5.6      1584       9.3      2141 
Outside metropolitan areas........         18053      1500       8.3      1372       9.7      3623 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................         16848      1096       6.5      1565      10.5      2334 
Midwest...........................         21254      1081       5.1      1524       9.9      2644 
South.............................         28382      1884       6.6      1451       9.5      4498 
West..............................         18575      1251       6.7      1695       9.7      3218 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................         58826      1701       2.9      1450       9.8      3950 
Renter occupied...................         26234      3611      13.8      1593       9.9      8745 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               74
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................         65877      4529       6.9      1667       9.6     11669 
  15 to 24 years..................          4040       567      14.0      1695       8.9      1424 
  25 to 34 years..................         15661      1403       9.0      1831       9.2      4204 
  35 to 44 years..................         19642      1252       6.4      1817       9.8      3476 
  45 to 54 years..................         15936       740       4.6      1496       9.8      1605 
  55 to 64 years..................         10598       566       5.3      1124      10.3       960 
65 years and over.................         19182       782       4.1       852      11.3      1026 
  65 to 74 years..................         10366       427       4.1       887      11.1       605 
  75 years and over...............          8816       355       4.0       810      11.7       421 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              49.1      43.7       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................         85059      5311       6.2      1547       9.8     12695 
  Worked..........................         61132      2561       4.2      1553       8.7      7007 
    Worked year-round, full-time..         44833       960       2.1      1536       8.7      2645 
  Did not work....................         23927      2750      11.5      1541      10.9      5688 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........         65868      4525       6.9      1665       9.6     11658 
  No work disability..............         58761      2845       4.8      1821       9.1      8110 
  With a work disability..........          7107      1680      23.6      1401      10.3      3549 
    severe work disability........          4166      1372      32.9      1348      10.5      2782 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               75
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................         58934      3935       6.7      1826       9.6     11133 
  Married-couple families.........         47650      1691       3.5      1702       9.0      5223 
  Male householder, wife absent...          2944       311      10.6      1589       9.1       744 
  Female householder, husband absent.       8339      1933      23.2      1974      10.3      5166 
Nonfamily households..............         26125      1377       5.3       748      10.4      1561 
  Male householder................         11481       486       4.2       858       9.8       627 
    Living alone..................          8730       305       3.5       568      10.1       305 
  Female householders.............         14644       891       6.1       688      10.7       935 
    Living alone..................         12783       794       6.2       608      10.9       794 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               76
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................         47796      1710       3.6       764      10.3      2033 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                   36939      3531       9.6      1917       9.6     10489 
  Child under 18 years..............       29826      3293      11.0      1972       9.6     10117 
    All under 6 years...............        7368       929      12.6      1697       9.3      2289 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        6277      1007      16.0      2296       9.6      3886 
    All 6 to 17 years...............       16181      1356       8.4      1919       9.8      3942 
  One child.......................         12382      1169       9.4      1459       9.5      2470 
    Under 6 years.................          4677       559      11.9      1415       9.1      1131 
    6 to 17 years.................          7704       611       7.9      1499       9.8      1338 
  Two or more children............         17444      2123      12.2      2254       9.6      7647 
    All under 6 years.............          2691       370      13.8      2122       9.5      1157 
    Some under 6 years............          6277      1007      16.0      2296       9.6      3886 
    All 6 to 17 years.............          8476       745       8.8      2263       9.7      2604 
  Mean children...................          1.84      2.13       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........         11814       735       6.2      1765      10.0      1859 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................           487       104      21.3      2002       9.9       252 
  All under 6 years...............           133        20      15.0      1784       8.9        47 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............            33        13      40.8      1637       9.6        55 
  All 6 to 17 years...............           321        70      21.9      2133      10.3       150 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................         64011      4401       6.9      1675       9.5     11399 
One or more elderly...............         21048       910       4.3       928      11.2      1296 
  All members elderly.............         15097       537       3.6       623      11.6       573 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..     19227       790       4.1       847      11.3      1067 
  Elderly other relative only.....          1173       101       8.6      1443      11.0       202 
  Elderly nonrelative only........           111         4       3.5       846       7.5         7 
Total number of children..........         55023      7026      12.8       (x)       (x)      7026 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               77
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     WHITE                                  9163      3293      35.9      1771      10.4      8176 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                   6703      2322      34.6      1852      10.4      5817 
  Inside central cities...........          3225      1219      37.8      1803      10.6      2948 
    One million or more...........          2068       759      36.7      1817      10.8      1773 
    Under one million.............          1158       459      39.7      1781      10.3      1176 
  Outside central cities..........          3478      1104      31.7      1906      10.2      2868 
    One million or more...........          2147       615      28.6      1877      10.4      1491 
    Under one million.............          1330       489      36.8      1942      10.0      1378 
Outside metropolitan areas........          2459       971      39.5      1578      10.4      2359 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................          1741       675      38.8      1798      11.1      1497 
Midwest...........................          1916       650      33.9      1697      10.4      1626 
South.............................          3192      1163      36.4      1697      10.1      2892 
West..............................          2314       804      34.8      1915      10.3      2161 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................          3721       885      23.8      1668      10.5      2058 
Renter occupied...................          5441      2408      44.3      1809      10.4      6118 
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Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................          6967      2874      41.3      1907      10.2      7679 
  15 to 24 years..................          1118       389      34.8      1938       9.7      1005 
  25 to 34 years..................          1854       896      48.3      2135      10.0      2851 
  35 to 44 years..................          1794       787      43.8      2188      10.5      2284 
  45 to 54 years..................          1144       455      39.8      1523      10.2       960 
  55 to 64 years..................          1057       348      32.9      1156      10.7       578 
65 years and over.................          2196       419      19.1       837      11.6       497 
  65 to 74 years..................           924       210      22.7       793      11.4       266 
  75 years and over...............          1272       209      16.5       880      11.9       231 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              47.7      42.7       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................          9163      3293      35.9      1771      10.4      8176 
  Worked..........................          3918      1329      33.9      1826       9.3      3902 
    Worked year-round, full-time..          1086       296      27.2      1872       9.5      1005 
  Did not work....................          5244      1965      37.5      1734      11.2      4274 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........          6960      2870      41.2      1905      10.2      7668 
  No work disability..............          4894      1741      35.6      2132       9.8      5243 
  With a work disability..........          2065      1129      54.7      1555      10.8      2425 
    severe work disability........          1586       937      59.1      1467      10.9      1913 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               79
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................          5059      2379      47.0      2164      10.3      7178 
  Married-couple families.........          2416       859      35.6      2080      10.0      2841 
  Male householder, wife absent...           368       146      39.8      1824       9.4       379 
  Female householder, husband absent.       2276      1374      60.3      2253      10.6      3958 
Nonfamily households..............          4103       914      22.3       749      10.7       998 
  Male householder................          1324       247      18.7       862      10.5       296 
    Living alone..................           965       182      18.9       641      10.5       182 
  Female householders.............          2779       667      24.0       707      10.8       702 
    Living alone..................          2413       603      25.0       647      10.9       603 
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Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (WHITE)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................          4950      1074      21.7       807      10.6      1251 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                    4160      2200      52.9      2239      10.3      6875 
  Child under 18 years..............        3863      2116      54.8      2270      10.3      6728 
    All under 6 years...............        1046       583      55.8      1875       9.7      1490 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        1188       677      57.0      2639      10.5      2677 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        1629       856      52.5      2246      10.5      2561 
  One child.......................          1290       688      53.3      1669      10.2      1475 
    Under 6 years.................           606       326      53.7      1541       9.6       661 
    6 to 17 years.................           684       362      52.9      1783      10.7       815 
  Two or more children............          2573      1428      55.5      2559      10.4      5253 
    All under 6 years.............           439       258      58.7      2298       9.9       829 
    Some under 6 years............          1188       677      57.0      2639      10.5      2677 
    All 6 to 17 years.............           946       494      52.2      2585      10.4      1746 
  Mean children...................          2.21      2.22       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........           757       321      42.5      2218      10.8       959 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................            82        37      45.4      2038      10.4        95 
  All under 6 years...............            22         8      35.7      2704      10.9        24 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............             8         5      69.0       629       7.5        20 
  All 6 to 17 years...............            52        24      46.0      2130      10.8        51 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................          6802      2823      41.5      1908      10.2      7546 
One or more elderly...............          2361       470      19.9       946      11.5       630 
  All members elderly.............          1909       334      17.5       660      11.7       340 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..      2194       428      19.5       835      11.6       531 
  Elderly other relative only.....            92        36      39.7      1975      11.1        93 
  Elderly nonrelative only........            31         1       4.2      1548      12.0         1 
Total number of children..........          8552      4707      55.0       (x)       (x)      4707 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               81
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     BLACK                                 12109      2619      21.6      1972      10.3      6593 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                  10492      2148      20.5      1996      10.5      5390 
  Inside central cities...........          6823      1654      24.2      1948      10.4      4129 
    One million or more...........          4999      1202      24.0      1980      10.5      3016 
    Under one million.............          1825       452      24.8      1864      10.2      1114 
  Outside central cities..........          3669       494      13.5      2154      10.7      1260 
    One million or more...........          2740       342      12.5      2293      10.7       875 
    Under one million.............           928       152      16.4      1844      10.7       386 
Outside metropolitan areas........          1617       471      29.2      1862       9.6      1203 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................          2278       559      24.5      1922      11.0      1364 
Midwest...........................          2251       511      22.7      2069      10.6      1269 
South.............................          6519      1411      21.6      1976      10.0      3629 
West..............................          1061       138      13.0      1769       9.6       331 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................          5510       529       9.6      1735      10.2      1305 
Renter occupied...................          6599      2089      31.7      2032      10.4      5288 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               82
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................         10291      2320      22.5      2108      10.2      6183 
  15 to 24 years..................           871       353      40.5      2284       9.9       880 
  25 to 34 years..................          2687       721      26.8      2347      10.1      2230 
  35 to 44 years..................          3095       647      20.9      2231      10.0      1825 
  45 to 54 years..................          2210       350      15.8      1748      10.5       755 
  55 to 64 years..................          1428       249      17.4      1352      11.1       494 
65 years and over.................          1818       299      16.5       913      11.1       410 
  65 to 74 years..................          1085       187      17.2       952      11.2       265 
  75 years and over...............           733       112      15.3       848      11.1       145 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              45.2      41.1       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................         12109      2619      21.6      1972      10.3      6593 
  Worked..........................          8301      1216      14.7      1964       9.3      3326 
    Worked year-round, full-time..          5742       378       6.6      1619       9.3      1044 
  Did not work....................          3808      1402      36.8      1979      11.3      3267 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........         10279      2314      22.5      2113      10.3      6171 
  No work disability..............          8390      1473      17.6      2273      10.0      4181 
  With a work disability..........          1889       841      44.5      1833      10.8      1990 
    severe work disability........          1389       687      49.5      1774      10.9      1626 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               83
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................          8455      2099      24.8      2257      10.4      6033 
  Married-couple families.........          3851       284       7.4      1891       9.0       846 
  Male householder, wife absent...           657       122      18.6      1967       9.6       289 
  Female householder, husband absent.       3947      1692      42.9      2340      10.6      4897 
Nonfamily households..............          3654       520      14.2       819      10.3       560 
  Male householder................          1669       180      10.8      1076       9.1       217 
    Living alone..................          1303       130      10.0       914       9.0       130 
  Female householders.............          1985       341      17.2       683      10.9       343 
    Living alone..................          1823       326      17.9       694      11.2       326 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               84
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................          5218       633      12.1       865      10.1       715 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                    6854      1970      28.7      2321      10.4      5838 
  Child under 18 years..............        5695      1851      32.5      2395      10.4      5663 
    All under 6 years...............        1239       471      38.1      2104      10.2      1169 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        1493       631      42.3      2959      10.4      2412 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        2963       748      25.3      2103      10.6      2082 
  One child.......................          2347       617      26.3      1694      10.1      1216 
    Under 6 years.................           819       264      32.2      1727      10.0       515 
    6 to 17 years.................          1528       353      23.1      1670      10.3       701 
  Two or more children............          3348      1234      36.9      2745      10.6      4447 
    All under 6 years.............           420       207      49.4      2583      10.5       654 
    Some under 6 years............          1493       631      42.3      2959      10.4      2412 
    All 6 to 17 years.............          1435       396      27.6      2490      10.9      1381 
  Mean children...................          1.93      2.24       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........          2318       489      21.1      2107      10.6      1403 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................            81        44      53.8      3362      11.5       163 
  All under 6 years...............            24        13      53.5      3547      11.2        53 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............             6         3      43.7      3432      12.0         9 
  All 6 to 17 years...............            51        28      55.2      3270      11.7       102 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................          9961      2264      22.7      2127      10.3      6085 
One or more elderly...............          2148       355      16.5       983      10.8       508 
  All members elderly.............          1136       186      16.4       552      11.4       202 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..      1814       278      15.3       933      11.1       390 
  Elderly other relative only.....           221        44      20.1      1357       8.7        68 
  Elderly nonrelative only........            25         5      17.8       258      10.9         9 
Total number of children..........         11009      4140      37.6       (x)       (x)      4140 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               85
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     BLACK                                  3270      1872      57.3      2202      10.8      4909 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                   2716      1521      56.0      2199      10.9      3979 
  Inside central cities...........          2010      1197      59.6      2141      10.8      3089 
    One million or more...........          1444       863      59.8      2169      10.8      2245 
    Under one million.............           566       334      59.1      2068      10.8       843 
  Outside central cities..........           706       324      45.9      2414      11.1       890 
    One million or more...........           479       216      45.0      2693      11.0       622 
    Under one million.............           226       109      47.9      1858      11.2       269 
Outside metropolitan areas........           554       351      63.4      2215      10.4       930 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................           679       424      62.4      2045      11.3      1088 
Midwest...........................           597       358      59.9      2302      10.9       923 
South.............................          1765      1005      56.9      2278      10.6      2708 
West..............................           229        86      37.6      1677       9.4       190 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................           848       320      37.7      2056      10.7       823 
Renter occupied...................          2422      1552      64.1      2232      10.8      4086 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               86
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................          2750      1678      61.0      2349      10.7      4634 
  15 to 24 years..................           430       286      66.4      2432      10.3       732 
  25 to 34 years..................           836       566      67.7      2576      10.6      1771 
  35 to 44 years..................           691       441      63.8      2553      10.7      1293 
  45 to 54 years..................           424       221      52.2      1915      11.1       499 
  55 to 64 years..................           369       164      44.4      1459      11.6       339 
65 years and over.................           520       195      37.4       933      11.2       275 
  65 to 74 years..................           282       117      41.5       926      11.2       172 
  75 years and over...............           238        78      32.6       945      11.2       102 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              43.5      39.9       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................          3270      1872      57.3      2202      10.8      4909 
  Worked..........................          1271       697      54.8      2324       9.7      2027 
    Worked year-round, full-time..           308        99      32.1      2234      10.0       338 
  Did not work....................          1999      1175      58.8      2130      11.4      2882 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........          2745      1678      61.1      2349      10.7      4634 
  No work disability..............          1755      1029      58.6      2600      10.5      3095 
  With a work disability..........           990       649      65.5      1952      11.1      1539 
    severe work disability........           824       531      64.4      1884      11.2      1237 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               87
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................          2206      1472      66.7      2578      10.8      4491 
  Married-couple families.........           352       137      39.0      2276       9.8       442 
  Male householder, wife absent...           130        64      49.2      2639      11.2       159 
  Female householder, husband absent.       1724      1270      73.7      2608      10.9      3890 
Nonfamily households..............          1064       401      37.6       821      10.6       417 
  Male householder................           350       115      33.0      1103       9.7       130 
    Living alone..................           264        92      34.9       908       9.5        92 
  Female householders.............           714       285      39.9       706      11.0       288 
    Living alone..................           653       270      41.4       721      11.3       270 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               88
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (BLACK)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................          1206       451      37.4       882      10.5       500 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                    2056      1416      68.9      2615      10.9      4400 
  Child under 18 years..............        1941      1365      70.3      2670      10.9      4331 
    All under 6 years...............         440       333      75.6      2283      10.5       850 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............         645       484      75.0      3319      11.0      1912 
    All 6 to 17 years...............         856       549      64.1      2334      11.1      1568 
  One child.......................           633       425      67.2      1829      10.6       845 
    Under 6 years.................           247       179      72.6      1891      10.5       355 
    6 to 17 years.................           385       246      63.7      1783      10.7       490 
  Two or more children............          1309       940      71.8      3051      11.0      3486 
    All under 6 years.............           193       153      79.5      2742      10.5       495 
    Some under 6 years............           645       484      75.0      3319      11.0      1912 
    All 6 to 17 years.............           471       303      64.4      2780      11.4      1078 
  Mean children...................          2.25      2.31       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........           429       271      63.0      2541      10.9       898 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................            26        21      79.6      3476      11.9        53 
  All under 6 years...............             6         2      41.4      2002      12.0         3 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............             2         2     100.0      3312      12.0         2 
  All 6 to 17 years...............            19        17      89.7      3703      11.8        49 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................          2691      1656      61.5      2353      10.7      4596 
One or more elderly...............           579       216      37.3      1046      11.1       313 
  All members elderly.............           386       136      35.3       617      11.4       144 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..       517       188      36.4       984      11.1       276 
  Elderly other relative only.....            39        14      37.2      2299      10.4        15 
  Elderly nonrelative only........             2         2     100.0       120      12.0         7 
Total number of children..........          4366      3158      72.3       (x)       (x)      3158 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               89
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     HISPANIC ORIGIN                        8225      1475      17.9      1877      10.2      4021 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                   7475      1335      17.9      1908      10.3      3612 
  Inside central cities...........          4121       880      21.3      1869      10.5      2220 
    One million or more...........          2995       622      20.8      1834      10.6      1492 
    Under one million.............          1126       257      22.8      1953      10.3       728 
  Outside central cities..........          3354       456      13.6      1983       9.7      1391 
    One million or more...........          2592       280      10.8      1906       9.9       762 
    Under one million.............           762       176      23.1      2105       9.4       630 
Outside metropolitan areas........           750       139      18.6      1584       9.2       409 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................          1424       390      27.4      1860      11.1       924 
Midwest...........................           592        91      15.4      2366      10.5       277 
South.............................          2797       519      18.6      1801       9.7      1491 
West..............................          3412       474      13.9      1881       9.9      1328 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................          3543       291       8.2      1664       9.3       849 
Renter occupied...................          4681      1184      25.3      1929      10.4      3172 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               90
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................          7329      1325      18.1      1982      10.0      3810 
  15 to 24 years..................           687       177      25.8      1786       9.5       440 
  25 to 34 years..................          2263       403      17.8      2028       9.4      1247 
  35 to 44 years..................          2229       383      17.2      2322      10.5      1259 
  45 to 54 years..................          1296       210      16.2      1903      10.5       570 
  55 to 64 years..................           854       153      17.9      1344      10.2       295 
65 years and over.................           895       149      16.7       946      11.6       211 
  65 to 74 years..................           611        90      14.7       938      11.4       136 
  75 years and over...............           284        59      20.9       959      11.9        75 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              42.4      41.5       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................          8225      1475      17.9      1877      10.2      4021 
  Worked..........................          6058       661      10.9      1809       9.0      1951 
    Worked year-round, full-time..          4228       273       6.4      1611       9.1       783 
  Did not work....................          2167       814      37.6      1933      11.1      2070 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........          7323      1324      18.1      1982      10.0      3805 
  No work disability..............          6463       950      14.7      2077       9.8      2887 
  With a work disability..........           860       374      43.5      1739      10.5       917 
    severe work disability........           635       326      51.3      1723      10.7       791 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               91
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................          6631      1271      19.2      2039      10.1      3797 
  Married-couple families.........          4520       502      11.1      1850       9.3      1659 
  Male householder, wife absent...           494        66      13.3      1597       9.0       154 
  Female householder, husband absent.       1617       703      43.5      2214      10.7      1984 
Nonfamily households..............          1593       204      12.8       870      10.5       224 
  Male householder................           854        75       8.8      1093      10.3        91 
    Living alone..................           575        51       8.8       827      10.3        51 
  Female householders.............           740       129      17.4       740      10.6       133 
    Living alone..................           621       122      19.7       704      10.5       122 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               92
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                              All households                       
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................          2847       278       9.8       859      10.3       346 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                    5336      1190      22.3      2111      10.1      3661 
  Child under 18 years..............        4689      1127      24.0      2157      10.1      3561 
    All under 6 years...............        1185       278      23.5      1692       9.2       660 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        1426       407      28.5      2540      10.3      1576 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        2079       442      21.3      2097      10.4      1325 
  One child.......................          1699       325      19.1      1475       9.7       649 
    Under 6 years.................           722       147      20.3      1373       8.9       279 
    6 to 17 years.................           977       179      18.3      1559      10.4       370 
  Two or more children............          2991       802      26.8      2433      10.3      2912 
    All under 6 years.............           463       131      28.4      2048       9.5       381 
    Some under 6 years............          1426       407      28.5      2540      10.3      1576 
    All 6 to 17 years.............          1102       264      23.9      2462      10.5       955 
  Mean children...................          2.21      2.56       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........          1561       269      17.3      1998      10.2       759 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................            71         8      11.4      2279      10.6        18 
  All under 6 years...............            32         3       8.7      3422      12.0         7 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............             4         1      34.6      1200       6.0         4 
  All 6 to 17 years...............            35         4      11.4      1851      11.1         7 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................          7072      1272      18.0      2011      10.0      3694 
One or more elderly...............          1152       203      17.6      1039      11.3       327 
  All members elderly.............           564        90      15.9       686      11.8       103 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..       893       150      16.8       936      11.5       223 
  Elderly other relative only.....           202        44      21.6      1310      10.9        88 
  Elderly nonrelative only........            15         3      18.9       697       5.9         5 
Total number of children..........         10344      2890      27.9       (x)       (x)      2890 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               93
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                
                                                                                                   
     HISPANIC ORIGIN                        2238      1055      47.2      2093      10.6      3048 
                                                                                                   
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Inside metropolitan areas                   1999       959      48.0      2119      10.7      2757 
  Inside central cities...........          1272       646      50.8      2030      10.9      1730 
    One million or more...........           950       458      48.3      2015      10.9      1181 
    Under one million.............           323       187      58.1      2067      10.7       549 
  Outside central cities..........           726       313      43.1      2302      10.4      1027 
    One million or more...........           483       174      36.0      2246      10.6       510 
    Under one million.............           244       139      57.1      2371      10.1       517 
Outside metropolitan areas........           239        96      40.3      1837       9.3       291 
                                                                                                   
REGION                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Northeast.........................           486       297      61.1      2027      11.3       742 
Midwest...........................           155        69      44.1      2653      11.0       219 
South.............................           683       351      51.5      2077      10.2      1063 
West..............................           914       338      37.1      2055      10.3      1024 
                                                                                                   
TENURE                                                                                             
                                                                                                   
Owner occupied....................           482       168      34.9      1955      10.1       513 
Renter occupied...................          1756       887      50.5      2119      10.7      2535 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               94
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                 
                                                                                                   
Under 65 years....................          1984       959      48.4      2210      10.5      2911 
  15 to 24 years..................           290       145      50.1      1839       9.6       370 
  25 to 34 years..................           604       284      47.0      2331      10.0       958 
  35 to 44 years..................           617       288      46.6      2579      10.9       976 
  45 to 54 years..................           262       139      52.9      2124      10.7       399 
  55 to 64 years..................           211       104      49.1      1487      11.2       207 
65 years and over.................           253        96      37.8       927      11.6       137 
  65 to 74 years..................           159        52      32.8       939      11.5        80 
  75 years and over...............            95        44      46.1       912      11.8        56 
                                                                                                   
Mean age......................              41.3      40.7       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                   
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                     
                                                                                                   
Total civilian....................          2238      1055      47.2      2093      10.6      3048 
  Worked..........................          1108       390      35.2      2115       9.5      1238 
    Worked year-round, full-time..           427       117      27.4      1917       9.9       381 
  Did not work....................          1129       665      58.9      2081      11.2      1811 
                                                                                                   
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                   
                                                                                                   
     Total age 16 to 64...........          1979       958      48.4      2210      10.5      2906 
  No work disability..............          1567       684      43.7      2317      10.2      2195 
  With a work disability..........           412       274      66.3      1942      11.2       711 
    severe work disability........           346       244      70.6      1892      11.2       626 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               95
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                  
                                                                                                   
Family household..................          1748       896      51.2      2312      10.6      2875 
  Married-couple families.........           815       303      37.2      2142      10.1      1081 
  Male householder, wife absent...           109        38      35.2      1947       9.3       109 
  Female householder, husband absent.        823       554      67.2      2431      10.9      1686 
Nonfamily households..............           489       160      32.6       863      10.6       173 
  Male householder................           224        49      21.7      1071      10.8        58 
    Living alone..................           153        35      22.6       908      10.8        35 
  Female householders.............           265       111      41.8       772      10.6       115 
    Living alone..................           231       105      45.3       733      10.6       105 
Table NC2. Food Stamp Participation for Households, by Selected Household Characteristics, Race and                               96
Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1996 (HISPANIC ORIGIN)

                                                          Households in poverty                    
                                                               Receiving food stamps               
                                                                          Mean      Mean           
                                                                          Face    Months     Total 
                                          Number    Number   Percent     Value  Received   Persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                               
                                                                                                   
No children.......................           608       187      30.7       842      10.6       220 
One or more related                                                                                
Children                                    1618       865      53.5      2359      10.6      2819 
  Child under 18 years..............        1549       836      54.0      2392      10.6      2774 
    All under 6 years...............         383       197      51.6      1825       9.6       489 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                            
    Some 6 to 17 years..............         590       308      52.2      2823      10.9      1267 
    All 6 to 17 years...............         576       331      57.4      2330      10.8      1018 
  One child.......................           410       217      52.9      1589      10.1       441 
    Under 6 years.................           193        95      49.4      1391       9.2       185 
    6 to 17 years.................           217       121      55.9      1744      10.8       256 
  Two or more children............          1139       619      54.4      2673      10.7      2332 
    All under 6 years.............           190       102      53.9      2229      10.0       303 
    Some under 6 years............           590       308      52.2      2823      10.9      1267 
    All 6 to 17 years.............           359       209      58.3      2669      10.9       762 
  Mean children...................          2.64      2.69       (x)       (x)       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........           307       155      50.7      2432      10.8       518 
One or more unrelated                                                                              
Children under 18.................            17         3      16.9      3254      12.0         9 
  All under 6 years...............            10         1      13.9      4404      12.0         6 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                              
  Some 6 to 17 years..............             0         0       0.0         0       0.0         0 
  All 6 to 17 years...............             7         2      21.3      2160      12.0         3 
                                                                                                   
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                
                                                                                                   
No elderly........................          1930       933      48.4      2228      10.4      2841 
One or more elderly...............           308       122      39.6      1057      11.6       208 
  All members elderly.............           188        66      35.0       690      11.8        72 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..       256       101      39.4       970      11.6       156 
  Elderly other relative only.....            41        19      46.9      1495      11.4        50 
  Elderly nonrelative only........             3         1      44.2      1548      12.0         1 
Total number of children..........          4082      2248      55.1       (x)       (x)      2248 

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