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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
All Income Levels Weighted Persons Count Total U.S 266218 36529 572 13.7 .21 50687 9590 259 18.9 .49
Alabama 4258 595 79 14.0 1.72 818 170 37 20.7 4.03
Alaska 657 54 9 8.2 1.33 173 17 5 9.8 2.48
Arizona 4786 980 99 20.5 1.85 986 292 47 29.6 4.05
Arkansas 2606 449 52 17.2 1.83 539 105 22 19.5 3.71
California 32305 5472 268 16.9 .76 6270 1474 122 23.5 1.72
Colorado 3869 412 63 10.6 1.54 782 88 26 11.2 3.08
Connecticut 3341 392 64 11.7 1.79 678 159 36 23.5 4.60
Delaware 732 63 12 8.6 1.56 138 17 5 12.4 3.72
District of Columbia 538 130 15 24.1 2.38 82 31 6 38.1 6.06
Florida 14343 2037 143 14.2 .92 2313 458 59 19.8 2.31
Georgia 7390 1097 126 14.8 1.58 1418 278 56 19.6 3.53
Hawaii 1172 142 23 12.1 1.82 206 32 10 15.7 4.24
Idaho 1185 140 20 11.9 1.57 243 40 9 16.3 3.48
Illinois 11810 1429 121 12.1 .97 2352 388 56 16.5 2.16
Indiana 5681 428 78 7.5 1.33 1001 79 29 7.9 2.83
Iowa 2898 279 45 9.6 1.49 598 71 20 11.8 3.15
Kansas 2569 287 44 11.2 1.61 522 56 17 10.7 3.09
Kentucky 3877 658 79 17.0 1.86 752 203 39 27.0 4.39
Louisiana 4263 873 93 20.5 1.94 850 235 42 27.7 4.23
Maine 1203 135 23 11.2 1.78 188 26 9 14.0 4.36
Maryland 5085 522 86 10.3 1.61 917 137 39 14.9 3.91
Massachusetts 6150 622 72 10.1 1.12 1105 144 31 13.1 2.58
Michigan 9572 1068 101 11.2 1.00 1823 286 46 15.7 2.32
Minnesota 4690 458 73 9.8 1.47 1003 130 34 13.0 3.16
Mississippi 2797 575 62 20.6 1.97 625 163 29 26.0 3.97
Missouri 5268 500 84 9.5 1.52 1056 120 36 11.4 3.24
Montana 908 155 18 17.0 1.80 186 46 9 24.9 4.01
Nebraska 1666 169 27 10.2 1.55 344 41 12 12.0 3.21
Nevada 1634 133 25 8.1 1.45 286 24 9 8.3 3.06
New Hampshire 1142 73 17 6.4 1.44 195 13 6 6.8 3.14
New Jersey 7858 726 78 9.2 .95 1305 181 34 13.9 2.45
New Mexico 1847 472 44 25.5 2.07 423 136 21 32.2 4.07
New York 18345 3058 167 16.7 .84 3475 868 78 25.0 1.96
North Carolina 7254 885 93 12.2 1.20 1267 222 41 17.5 2.93
North Dakota 628 69 11 11.0 1.61 125 13 4 10.2 3.07
Ohio 11254 1424 122 12.7 1.02 2191 367 55 16.7 2.28
Oklahoma 3344 556 65 16.6 1.77 717 173 32 24.2 3.86
Oregon 3234 382 58 11.8 1.70 607 112 28 18.4 4.12
Pennsylvania 11889 1374 117 11.6 .93 2211 349 52 15.8 2.15
Rhode Island 940 104 18 11.0 1.80 141 18 6 12.4 4.30
South Carolina 3698 482 71 13.0 1.79 732 154 35 21.1 4.28
South Dakota 701 82 12 11.8 1.62 140 16 5 11.6 3.17
Tennessee 5528 878 110 15.9 1.83 1118 231 50 20.6 3.96
Texas 19184 3180 199 16.6 .95 3815 858 91 22.5 2.10
Utah 1998 153 26 7.7 1.26 453 39 12 8.6 2.45
Vermont 586 74 12 12.6 1.87 114 19 5 16.3 4.15
Virginia 6481 795 110 12.3 1.60 1025 183 47 17.9 4.12
Washington 5620 666 101 11.9 1.68 1020 158 43 15.5 3.88
West Virginia 1745 323 36 18.5 1.87 249 56 13 22.4 4.67
Wisconsin 5205 460 77 8.8 1.41 1013 105 32 10.4 3.01
Wyoming 486 58 8 11.9 1.64 99 9 3 9.2 2.84

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
All Income Levels Weighted Persons Count Total U.S .000-39 10380 .00-105 8002
Alabama .000-39 10484 .00-106 8082
Alaska .0000-6 1557 .000-16 1200
Arizona .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
Arkansas .000-23 6124 .000-62 4721
California .000-50 13390 .00-135 10323
Colorado .000-36 9653 .000-98 7442
Connecticut .000-39 10380 .00-105 8002
Delaware .0000-9 2284 .000-23 1760
District of Columbia .0000-6 1661 .000-17 1280
Florida .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
Georgia .000-55 14532 .00-147 11203
Hawaii .000-14 3633 .000-37 2801
Idaho .000-11 2803 .000-28 2161
Illinois .000-39 10380 .00-105 8002
Indiana .000-54 14324 .00-145 11043
Iowa .000-28 7370 .000-75 5681
Kansas .000-25 6747 .000-68 5201
Kentucky .000-36 9550 .000-97 7362
Louisiana .000-37 9861 .00-100 7602
Maine .000-14 3841 .000-39 2961
Maryland .000-54 14324 .00-145 11043
Massachusetts .000-32 8408 .000-85 6482
Michigan .000-36 9653 .000-98 7442
Minnesota .000-43 11522 .00-117 8882
Mississippi .000-25 6643 .000-67 5121
Missouri .000-53 14221 .00-144 10963
Montana .0000-8 2076 .000-21 1600
Nebraska .000-16 4360 .000-44 3361
Nevada .000-17 4567 .000-46 3521
New Hampshire .000-15 3944 .000-40 3041
New Jersey .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
New Mexico .000-16 4152 .000-42 3201
New York .000-35 9238 .000-93 7122
North Carolina .000-37 9757 .000-99 7522
North Dakota .0000-6 1661 .000-17 1280
Ohio .000-40 10588 .00-107 8162
Oklahoma .000-28 7577 .000-77 5841
Oregon .000-34 8927 .000-90 6882
Pennsylvania .000-37 9965 .00-101 7682
Rhode Island .000-12 3114 .000-32 2401
South Carolina .000-39 10484 .00-106 8082
South Dakota .0000-7 1765 .000-18 1360
Tennessee .000-52 13909 .00-141 10723
Texas .000-47 12560 .00-127 9682
Utah .000-17 4463 .000-45 3441
Vermont .0000-7 1868 .000-19 1440
Virginia .000-58 15362 .00-155 11843
Washington .000-57 15259 .00-154 11763
West Virginia .000-15 4048 .000-41 3121
Wisconsin .000-48 12767 .00-129 9842
Wyoming .0000-5 1246 .000-13 960

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
All Income Levels Weighted Persons Count Area New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island CMSA 20092 3061 160 15.2 .74 3536 884 76 25.0 1.86
Central Cities 8971 2261 138 25.2 1.34 1674 670 66 40.0 3.07
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA 15618 2934 157 18.8 .91 3009 730 69 24.3 2.00
Central Cities 5789 1452 111 25.1 1.66 1058 365 49 34.5 3.74
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA 8151 947 97 11.6 1.13 1577 243 43 15.4 2.53
Central Cities 3094 727 85 23.5 2.42 602 199 39 33.0 5.34
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA 7334 848 104 11.6 1.34 1219 209 46 17.2 3.40
Central Cities 1525 334 66 21.9 3.80 245 79 28 32.4 9.42
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA 6512 459 67 7.1 .99 1111 90 26 8.1 2.25
Central Cities 2843 258 50 9.1 1.68 425 64 22 15.1 4.77
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA 6089 796 87 13.1 1.34 1144 205 39 17.9 3.08
Central Cities 1855 478 68 25.8 3.14 359 130 31 36.1 6.87
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA 5541 452 62 8.2 1.07 956 101 26 10.6 2.53
Central Cities 1597 278 48 17.4 2.75 295 72 22 24.5 6.37
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA 5493 639 88 11.6 1.51 1038 170 40 16.4 3.53
Central Cities 1412 359 66 25.4 4.05 297 108 32 36.3 8.57
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA 4801 430 72 9.0 1.44 893 108 32 12.1 3.35
Central Cities 2123 245 55 11.5 2.42 365 61 24 16.8 6.01
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA 4453 751 103 16.9 2.11 896 191 45 21.3 4.51
Central Cities 2231 532 87 23.9 3.39 426 135 38 31.6 7.43

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
All Income Levels Weighted Persons Count Area New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island CMSA .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Central Cities .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Central Cities .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
Central Cities .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA .000-48 12871 .00-130 9922
Central Cities .000-48 12871 .00-130 9922
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA .000-37 9757 .000-99 7522
Central Cities .000-37 9757 .000-99 7522
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA .000-36 9550 .000-97 7362
Central Cities .000-36 9550 .000-97 7362
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA .000-32 8404 .000-85 6482
Central Cities .000-32 8404 .000-85 6482
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Central Cities .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Central Cities .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA .000-53 14117 .00-143 10883
Central Cities .000-53 14117 .00-143 10883

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
All Income Levels Unit Persons Count Total U.S 131565 18816 0 14.3 .00 26426 5177 0 19.6 .00
Alabama 1675 228 0 13.6 .00 327 67 0 20.5 .00
Alaska 1586 135 0 8.5 .00 429 47 0 11.0 .00
Arizona 2362 532 0 22.5 .00 539 169 0 31.4 .00
Arkansas 1757 289 0 16.4 .00 373 67 0 18.0 .00
California 13086 2556 0 19.5 .00 2788 762 0 27.3 .00
Colorado 1946 212 0 10.9 .00 392 46 0 11.7 .00
Connecticut 1296 173 0 13.3 .00 286 73 0 25.5 .00
Delaware 1304 119 0 9.1 .00 260 36 0 13.8 .00
District of Columbia 1202 278 0 23.1 .00 188 69 0 36.7 .00
Florida 6359 896 0 14.1 .00 1073 208 0 19.4 .00
Georgia 2121 294 0 13.9 .00 415 76 0 18.3 .00
Hawaii 1318 147 0 11.2 .00 226 33 0 14.6 .00
Idaho 1896 248 0 13.1 .00 418 76 0 18.2 .00
Illinois 5344 658 0 12.3 .00 1112 189 0 17.0 .00
Indiana 1639 125 0 7.6 .00 306 25 0 8.2 .00
Iowa 1629 154 0 9.5 .00 345 42 0 12.2 .00
Kansas 1606 177 0 11.0 .00 341 35 0 10.3 .00
Kentucky 1639 278 0 17.0 .00 323 87 0 26.9 .00
Louisiana 1722 340 0 19.7 .00 360 94 0 26.1 .00
Maine 1258 141 0 11.2 .00 207 28 0 13.5 .00
Maryland 1453 147 0 10.1 .00 274 39 0 14.2 .00
Massachusetts 2936 318 0 10.8 .00 553 80 0 14.5 .00
Michigan 4384 503 0 11.5 .00 866 143 0 16.5 .00
Minnesota 1797 181 0 10.1 .00 391 53 0 13.6 .00
Mississippi 1685 337 0 20.0 .00 384 99 0 25.8 .00
Missouri 1549 151 0 9.7 .00 316 37 0 11.7 .00
Montana 1760 297 0 16.9 .00 378 90 0 23.8 .00
Nebraska 1712 185 0 10.8 .00 363 48 0 13.2 .00
Nevada 1554 130 0 8.4 .00 291 27 0 9.3 .00
New Hampshire 1149 73 0 6.4 .00 206 13 0 6.3 .00
New Jersey 4021 384 0 9.5 .00 700 104 0 14.9 .00
New Mexico 2541 681 0 26.8 .00 584 197 0 33.7 .00
New York 8852 1613 0 18.2 .00 1745 472 0 27.0 .00
North Carolina 3309 415 0 12.5 .00 592 111 0 18.8 .00
North Dakota 1538 167 0 10.9 .00 316 31 0 9.8 .00
Ohio 4610 573 0 12.4 .00 941 163 0 17.3 .00
Oklahoma 1934 320 0 16.5 .00 416 102 0 24.5 .00
Oregon 1549 194 0 12.5 .00 297 60 0 20.2 .00
Pennsylvania 5231 596 0 11.4 .00 1011 156 0 15.4 .00
Rhode Island 1241 150 0 12.1 .00 196 29 0 14.8 .00
South Carolina 1378 178 0 12.9 .00 288 56 0 19.4 .00
South Dakota 1709 216 0 12.6 .00 358 50 0 14.0 .00
Tennessee 1641 251 0 15.3 .00 324 64 0 19.8 .00
Texas 7571 1401 0 18.5 .00 1626 413 0 25.4 .00
Utah 1913 150 0 7.8 .00 454 40 0 8.8 .00
Vermont 1256 157 0 12.5 .00 253 42 0 16.6 .00
Virginia 1875 219 0 11.7 .00 301 53 0 17.6 .00
Washington 1625 197 0 12.1 .00 311 48 0 15.4 .00
West Virginia 1614 294 0 18.2 .00 253 55 0 21.7 .00
Wisconsin 1812 160 0 8.8 .00 365 37 0 10.1 .00
Wyoming 1621 198 0 12.2 .00 365 36 0 9.9 .00

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
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Arizona .000000 0 .000000 0
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California .000000 0 .000000 0
Colorado .000000 0 .000000 0
Connecticut .000000 0 .000000 0
Delaware .000000 0 .000000 0
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Florida .000000 0 .000000 0
Georgia .000000 0 .000000 0
Hawaii .000000 0 .000000 0
Idaho .000000 0 .000000 0
Illinois .000000 0 .000000 0
Indiana .000000 0 .000000 0
Iowa .000000 0 .000000 0
Kansas .000000 0 .000000 0
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Louisiana .000000 0 .000000 0
Maine .000000 0 .000000 0
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Minnesota .000000 0 .000000 0
Mississippi .000000 0 .000000 0
Missouri .000000 0 .000000 0
Montana .000000 0 .000000 0
Nebraska .000000 0 .000000 0
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Virginia .000000 0 .000000 0
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Wisconsin .000000 0 .000000 0
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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
All Income Levels Unit Persons Count Island CMSA 10001 1666 0 16.7 .00 1859 499 0 26.8 .00
Central Cities 4684 1265 0 27.0 .00 925 387 0 41.8 .00
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA 7777 1678 0 21.6 .00 1676 478 0 28.5 .00
Central Cities 3125 871 0 27.9 .00 639 246 0 38.5 .00
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA 4009 503 0 12.5 .00 829 139 0 16.8 .00
Central Cities 1584 395 0 24.9 .00 336 116 0 34.5 .00
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA 3212 489 0 15.2 .00 543 122 0 22.5 .00
Central Cities 1472 329 0 22.4 .00 234 81 0 34.6 .00
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA 1961 140 0 7.1 .00 348 29 0 8.3 .00
Central Cities 859 79 0 9.2 .00 133 20 0 15.0 .00
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA 3498 417 0 11.9 .00 690 112 0 16.2 .00
Central Cities 1035 245 0 23.7 .00 213 68 0 31.9 .00
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA 3026 248 0 8.2 .00 543 59 0 10.9 .00
Central Cities 896 154 0 17.2 .00 172 43 0 25.0 .00
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA 2675 315 0 11.8 .00 519 88 0 17.0 .00
Central Cities 690 178 0 25.8 .00 149 56 0 37.6 .00
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA 1657 156 0 9.4 .00 327 42 0 12.8 .00
Central Cities 746 86 0 11.5 .00 137 22 0 16.1 .00
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA 1666 307 0 18.4 .00 369 87 0 23.6 .00
Central Cities 871 220 0 25.3 .00 189 63 0 33.3 .00

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
All Income Levels Unit Persons Count Island CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
Below 125 Percent of Poverty Weighted Persons Count Total U.S 266218 49310 646 18.5 .24 50687 12338 288 24.3 .54
Alabama 4258 829 93 19.5 1.97 818 197 40 24.1 4.25
Alaska 657 74 11 11.3 1.54 173 25 6 14.7 2.95
Arizona 4786 1224 111 25.6 2.00 986 347 52 35.2 4.24
Arkansas 2606 657 63 25.2 2.11 539 152 27 28.3 4.21
California 32305 7180 306 22.2 .85 6270 1792 134 28.6 1.83
Colorado 3869 592 75 15.3 1.80 782 117 30 15.0 3.48
Connecticut 3341 476 70 14.3 1.95 678 168 37 24.8 4.69
Delaware 732 100 15 13.6 1.92 138 22 6 16.2 4.15
District of Columbia 538 157 16 29.2 2.53 82 37 7 45.0 6.21
Florida 14343 2828 168 19.7 1.05 2313 600 68 25.9 2.54
Georgia 7390 1445 145 19.6 1.76 1418 359 63 25.3 3.86
Hawaii 1172 202 27 17.2 2.10 206 50 12 24.5 5.02
Idaho 1185 210 24 17.7 1.86 243 56 11 23.1 3.97
Illinois 11810 1795 136 15.2 1.06 2352 474 61 20.1 2.34
Indiana 5681 684 99 12.0 1.63 1001 127 37 12.7 3.50
Iowa 2898 377 53 13.0 1.70 598 93 23 15.6 3.53
Kansas 2569 405 52 15.8 1.87 522 88 21 16.8 3.73
Kentucky 3877 826 89 21.3 2.03 752 244 42 32.4 4.63
Louisiana 4263 1094 104 25.7 2.10 850 272 45 32.0 4.41
Maine 1203 208 28 17.3 2.14 188 43 11 22.8 5.27
Maryland 5085 726 102 14.3 1.86 917 175 44 19.0 4.31
Massachusetts 6150 903 87 14.7 1.31 1105 220 38 19.9 3.06
Michigan 9572 1492 120 15.6 1.15 1823 376 53 20.6 2.58
Minnesota 4690 658 87 14.0 1.72 1003 180 40 18.0 3.61
Mississippi 2797 795 73 28.4 2.20 625 236 35 37.8 4.39
Missouri 5268 729 102 13.8 1.79 1056 183 45 17.4 3.86
Montana 908 196 20 21.6 1.97 186 60 10 32.2 4.34
Nebraska 1666 255 33 15.3 1.84 344 57 14 16.5 3.67
Nevada 1634 224 32 13.7 1.82 286 44 12 15.3 3.99
New Hampshire 1142 124 22 10.8 1.83 195 26 9 13.2 4.22
New Jersey 7858 1013 93 12.9 1.10 1305 251 40 19.2 2.79
New Mexico 1847 607 50 32.8 2.23 423 169 23 40.1 4.26
New York 18345 3889 188 21.2 .92 3475 1053 86 30.3 2.08
North Carolina 7254 1197 108 16.5 1.36 1267 291 47 23.0 3.24
North Dakota 628 101 13 16.0 1.89 125 21 5 17.2 3.83
Ohio 11254 1840 139 16.3 1.13 2191 465 61 21.2 2.50
Oklahoma 3344 756 76 22.6 1.99 717 219 36 30.6 4.16
Oregon 3234 561 71 17.4 1.99 607 152 32 25.0 4.61
Pennsylvania 11889 1852 135 15.6 1.05 2211 451 59 20.4 2.37
Rhode Island 940 136 21 14.4 2.02 141 21 7 15.1 4.66
South Carolina 3698 670 84 18.1 2.05 732 204 41 27.8 4.71
South Dakota 701 118 14 16.8 1.88 140 24 6 17.0 3.71
Tennessee 5528 1257 132 22.7 2.10 1118 324 59 29.0 4.44
Texas 19184 4188 228 21.8 1.06 3815 1067 101 28.0 2.26
Utah 1998 236 32 11.8 1.53 453 69 15 15.2 3.13
Vermont 586 106 14 18.1 2.18 114 29 6 25.2 4.88
Virginia 6481 1079 128 16.7 1.81 1025 221 51 21.6 4.42
Washington 5620 950 120 16.9 1.95 1020 210 50 20.5 4.34
West Virginia 1745 453 43 25.9 2.11 249 71 15 28.6 5.06
Wisconsin 5205 757 98 14.5 1.75 1013 191 43 18.8 3.85
Wyoming 486 82 10 16.9 1.90 99 15 4 15.5 3.56

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
Below 125 Percent of Poverty Weighted Persons Count Total U.S .000-39 10380 .00-105 8002
Alabama .000-39 10484 .00-106 8082
Alaska .0000-6 1557 .000-16 1200
Arizona .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
Arkansas .000-23 6124 .000-62 4721
California .000-50 13390 .00-135 10323
Colorado .000-36 9653 .000-98 7442
Connecticut .000-39 10380 .00-105 8002
Delaware .0000-9 2284 .000-23 1760
District of Columbia .0000-6 1661 .000-17 1280
Florida .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
Georgia .000-55 14532 .00-147 11203
Hawaii .000-14 3633 .000-37 2801
Idaho .000-11 2803 .000-28 2161
Illinois .000-39 10380 .00-105 8002
Indiana .000-54 14324 .00-145 11043
Iowa .000-28 7370 .000-75 5681
Kansas .000-25 6747 .000-68 5201
Kentucky .000-36 9550 .000-97 7362
Louisiana .000-37 9861 .00-100 7602
Maine .000-14 3841 .000-39 2961
Maryland .000-54 14324 .00-145 11043
Massachusetts .000-32 8408 .000-85 6482
Michigan .000-36 9653 .000-98 7442
Minnesota .000-43 11522 .00-117 8882
Mississippi .000-25 6643 .000-67 5121
Missouri .000-53 14221 .00-144 10963
Montana .0000-8 2076 .000-21 1600
Nebraska .000-16 4360 .000-44 3361
Nevada .000-17 4567 .000-46 3521
New Hampshire .000-15 3944 .000-40 3041
New Jersey .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
New Mexico .000-16 4152 .000-42 3201
New York .000-35 9238 .000-93 7122
North Carolina .000-37 9757 .000-99 7522
North Dakota .0000-6 1661 .000-17 1280
Ohio .000-40 10588 .00-107 8162
Oklahoma .000-28 7577 .000-77 5841
Oregon .000-34 8927 .000-90 6882
Pennsylvania .000-37 9965 .00-101 7682
Rhode Island .000-12 3114 .000-32 2401
South Carolina .000-39 10484 .00-106 8082
South Dakota .0000-7 1765 .000-18 1360
Tennessee .000-52 13909 .00-141 10723
Texas .000-47 12560 .00-127 9682
Utah .000-17 4463 .000-45 3441
Vermont .0000-7 1868 .000-19 1440
Virginia .000-58 15362 .00-155 11843
Washington .000-57 15259 .00-154 11763
West Virginia .000-15 4048 .000-41 3121
Wisconsin .000-48 12767 .00-129 9842
Wyoming .0000-5 1246 .000-13 960

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
Below 125 Percent of Poverty Weighted Persons Count Island CMSA 20092 3901 181 19.4 .81 3536 1039 82 29.4 1.96
Central Cities 8971 2776 153 30.9 1.42 1674 760 70 45.4 3.12
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA 15618 3932 182 25.2 1.01 3009 929 78 30.9 2.16
Central Cities 5789 1908 127 33.0 1.80 1058 441 54 41.7 3.88
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA 8151 1208 110 14.8 1.25 1577 290 47 18.4 2.72
Central Cities 3094 870 93 28.1 2.56 602 227 42 37.6 5.50
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA 7334 1134 121 15.5 1.51 1219 267 51 21.9 3.73
Central Cities 1525 435 75 28.5 4.15 245 110 33 45.0 10.01
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA 6512 719 84 11.0 1.21 1111 144 33 12.9 2.76
Central Cities 2843 419 64 14.8 2.08 425 89 26 21.1 5.43
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA 6089 1093 102 17.9 1.52 1144 282 46 24.7 3.46
Central Cities 1855 617 77 33.3 3.38 359 162 35 45.1 7.12
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA 5541 688 76 12.4 1.28 956 162 32 17.0 3.09
Central Cities 1597 380 56 23.8 3.09 295 99 25 33.4 6.99
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA 5493 888 104 16.2 1.74 1038 237 47 22.8 4.00
Central Cities 1412 498 78 35.3 4.45 297 153 38 51.5 8.91
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA 4801 574 84 12.0 1.64 893 139 36 15.5 3.72
Central Cities 2123 317 62 14.9 2.71 365 69 26 19.0 6.30
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA 4453 930 114 20.9 2.29 896 237 51 26.4 4.86
Central Cities 2231 647 95 29.0 3.61 426 161 42 37.7 7.74

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
Below 125 Percent of Poverty Weighted Persons Count Island CMSA .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Central Cities .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Central Cities .000-32 8512 .000-86 6562
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
Central Cities .000-38 10069 .00-102 7762
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA .000-48 12871 .00-130 9922
Central Cities .000-48 12871 .00-130 9922
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA .000-37 9757 .000-99 7522
Central Cities .000-37 9757 .000-99 7522
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA .000-36 9550 .000-97 7362
Central Cities .000-36 9550 .000-97 7362
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA .000-32 8404 .000-85 6482
Central Cities .000-32 8404 .000-85 6482
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Central Cities .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Central Cities .000-46 12248 .00-124 9442
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA .000-53 14117 .00-143 10883
Central Cities .000-53 14117 .00-143 10883

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
Below 125 Percent of Poverty Unit Persons Count Total U.S 131565 25465 0 19.4 .00 26426 6733 0 25.5 .00
Alabama 1675 317 0 18.9 .00 327 78 0 23.9 .00
Alaska 1586 181 0 11.4 .00 429 66 0 15.4 .00
Arizona 2362 663 0 28.1 .00 539 203 0 37.7 .00
Arkansas 1757 432 0 24.6 .00 373 101 0 27.1 .00
California 13086 3360 0 25.7 .00 2788 940 0 33.7 .00
Colorado 1946 302 0 15.5 .00 392 62 0 15.8 .00
Connecticut 1296 207 0 16.0 .00 286 78 0 27.3 .00
Delaware 1304 185 0 14.2 .00 260 47 0 18.1 .00
District of Columbia 1202 341 0 28.4 .00 188 82 0 43.6 .00
Florida 6359 1264 0 19.9 .00 1073 278 0 25.9 .00
Georgia 2121 374 0 17.6 .00 415 94 0 22.7 .00
Hawaii 1318 209 0 15.9 .00 226 52 0 23.0 .00
Idaho 1896 361 0 19.0 .00 418 104 0 24.9 .00
Illinois 5344 833 0 15.6 .00 1112 231 0 20.8 .00
Indiana 1639 200 0 12.2 .00 306 40 0 13.1 .00
Iowa 1629 212 0 13.0 .00 345 55 0 15.9 .00
Kansas 1606 252 0 15.7 .00 341 55 0 16.1 .00
Kentucky 1639 351 0 21.4 .00 323 105 0 32.5 .00
Louisiana 1722 423 0 24.6 .00 360 111 0 30.8 .00
Maine 1258 220 0 17.5 .00 207 47 0 22.7 .00
Maryland 1453 207 0 14.2 .00 274 50 0 18.2 .00
Massachusetts 2936 456 0 15.5 .00 553 118 0 21.3 .00
Michigan 4384 695 0 15.9 .00 866 189 0 21.8 .00
Minnesota 1797 259 0 14.4 .00 391 72 0 18.4 .00
Mississippi 1685 467 0 27.7 .00 384 143 0 37.2 .00
Missouri 1549 218 0 14.1 .00 316 56 0 17.7 .00
Montana 1760 378 0 21.5 .00 378 118 0 31.2 .00
Nebraska 1712 274 0 16.0 .00 363 66 0 18.2 .00
Nevada 1554 211 0 13.6 .00 291 47 0 16.2 .00
New Hampshire 1149 124 0 10.8 .00 206 26 0 12.6 .00
New Jersey 4021 538 0 13.4 .00 700 144 0 20.6 .00
New Mexico 2541 878 0 34.6 .00 584 247 0 42.3 .00
New York 8852 2034 0 23.0 .00 1745 566 0 32.4 .00
North Carolina 3309 555 0 16.8 .00 592 142 0 24.0 .00
North Dakota 1538 247 0 16.1 .00 316 54 0 17.1 .00
Ohio 4610 748 0 16.2 .00 941 205 0 21.8 .00
Oklahoma 1934 438 0 22.6 .00 416 129 0 31.0 .00
Oregon 1549 286 0 18.5 .00 297 82 0 27.6 .00
Pennsylvania 5231 799 0 15.3 .00 1011 202 0 20.0 .00
Rhode Island 1241 195 0 15.7 .00 196 36 0 18.4 .00
South Carolina 1378 248 0 18.0 .00 288 76 0 26.4 .00
South Dakota 1709 301 0 17.6 .00 358 68 0 19.0 .00
Tennessee 1641 361 0 22.0 .00 324 91 0 28.1 .00
Texas 7571 1870 0 24.7 .00 1626 518 0 31.9 .00
Utah 1913 228 0 11.9 .00 454 69 0 15.2 .00
Vermont 1256 228 0 18.2 .00 253 65 0 25.7 .00
Virginia 1875 303 0 16.2 .00 301 65 0 21.6 .00
Washington 1625 282 0 17.4 .00 311 65 0 20.9 .00
West Virginia 1614 412 0 25.5 .00 253 70 0 27.7 .00
Wisconsin 1812 260 0 14.3 .00 365 67 0 18.4 .00
Wyoming 1621 278 0 17.1 .00 365 58 0 15.9 .00

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
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Alabama .000000 0 .000000 0
Alaska .000000 0 .000000 0
Arizona .000000 0 .000000 0
Arkansas .000000 0 .000000 0
California .000000 0 .000000 0
Colorado .000000 0 .000000 0
Connecticut .000000 0 .000000 0
Delaware .000000 0 .000000 0
District of Columbia .000000 0 .000000 0
Florida .000000 0 .000000 0
Georgia .000000 0 .000000 0
Hawaii .000000 0 .000000 0
Idaho .000000 0 .000000 0
Illinois .000000 0 .000000 0
Indiana .000000 0 .000000 0
Iowa .000000 0 .000000 0
Kansas .000000 0 .000000 0
Kentucky .000000 0 .000000 0
Louisiana .000000 0 .000000 0
Maine .000000 0 .000000 0
Maryland .000000 0 .000000 0
Massachusetts .000000 0 .000000 0
Michigan .000000 0 .000000 0
Minnesota .000000 0 .000000 0
Mississippi .000000 0 .000000 0
Missouri .000000 0 .000000 0
Montana .000000 0 .000000 0
Nebraska .000000 0 .000000 0
Nevada .000000 0 .000000 0
New Hampshire .000000 0 .000000 0
New Jersey .000000 0 .000000 0
New Mexico .000000 0 .000000 0
New York .000000 0 .000000 0
North Carolina .000000 0 .000000 0
North Dakota .000000 0 .000000 0
Ohio .000000 0 .000000 0
Oklahoma .000000 0 .000000 0
Oregon .000000 0 .000000 0
Pennsylvania .000000 0 .000000 0
Rhode Island .000000 0 .000000 0
South Carolina .000000 0 .000000 0
South Dakota .000000 0 .000000 0
Tennessee .000000 0 .000000 0
Texas .000000 0 .000000 0
Utah .000000 0 .000000 0
Vermont .000000 0 .000000 0
Virginia .000000 0 .000000 0
Washington .000000 0 .000000 0
West Virginia .000000 0 .000000 0
Wisconsin .000000 0 .000000 0
Wyoming .000000 0 .000000 0

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All Ages Related Children 5 to 17 Years Old
Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty Number In PovertyPercent In Poverty
Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error Total ValueStandard Error ValueStandard Error
Below 125 Percent of Poverty Unit Persons Count Island CMSA 10001 2108 0 21.1 .00 1859 587 0 31.6 .00
Central Cities 4684 1546 0 33.0 .00 925 441 0 47.7 .00
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA 7777 2237 0 28.8 .00 1676 607 0 36.2 .00
Central Cities 3125 1145 0 36.6 .00 639 299 0 46.8 .00
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA 4009 634 0 15.8 .00 829 165 0 19.9 .00
Central Cities 1584 472 0 29.8 .00 336 134 0 39.9 .00
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA 3212 633 0 19.7 .00 543 152 0 28.0 .00
Central Cities 1472 412 0 28.0 .00 234 101 0 43.2 .00
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA 1961 231 0 11.8 .00 348 51 0 14.7 .00
Central Cities 859 134 0 15.6 .00 133 31 0 23.3 .00
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA 3498 588 0 16.8 .00 690 157 0 22.8 .00
Central Cities 1035 331 0 32.0 .00 213 88 0 41.3 .00
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA 3026 379 0 12.5 .00 543 94 0 17.3 .00
Central Cities 896 216 0 24.1 .00 172 60 0 34.9 .00
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA 2675 438 0 16.4 .00 519 123 0 23.7 .00
Central Cities 690 244 0 35.4 .00 149 78 0 52.3 .00
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA 1657 212 0 12.8 .00 327 55 0 16.8 .00
Central Cities 746 117 0 15.7 .00 137 27 0 19.7 .00
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA 1666 385 0 23.1 .00 369 107 0 29.0 .00
Central Cities 871 272 0 31.2 .00 189 75 0 39.7 .00

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TABLE 25. Poverty Status By State And Ten Large Metropolitan Areas In 1996 (Numbers in thousands)
All-Ages A-CellAll-Ages B-Cell 5-17 A-Cell 5-17 B-Cell
Below 125 Percent of Poverty Unit Persons Count Island CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Los Angeles-
Anaheim-Riversds
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Chicago-Gary-Lake
County CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
San Francisco-
Oakland-San Jose
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Philadelphia-
Wilmington-Trenton
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Detroit-Ann
Arbor CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Boston-Lawrence-
Salem CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Houston-Galveston-
Brazoria CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Dallas-Fort Worth
CMSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0
Washington DC-MD-
VA MSA .000000 0 .000000 0
Central Cities .000000 0 .000000 0

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Housing and Household Economic Statistics Information Staff at (301)763-3242
Last revised: July 28, 2004
URL: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/macro/031997/pov/25_000.htm