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Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      49
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (ALL RACES) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
     ALL RACES                             34655      4778      13.8     11317      8320      2728      32.8      6853 
                                                                                                                       
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Inside metropolitan areas                  29376      3869      13.2      9203      6735      2183      32.4      5539 
  Inside central cities...........         15834      2514      15.9      5876      4317      1483      34.4      3678 
    One million or more...........         10762      1634      15.2      3926      2857       941      32.9      2425 
    Under one million.............          5073       880      17.3      1950      1460       542      37.2      1253 
  Outside central cities..........         13542      1355      10.0      3327      2418       699      28.9      1861 
    One million or more...........          9815       873       8.9      2059      1626       443      27.2      1129 
    Under one million.............          3727       483      12.9      1267       792       257      32.4       732 
Outside metropolitan areas........          5279       909      17.2      2113      1586       546      34.4      1314 
                                                                                                                       
REGION                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                       
Northeast.........................          7386      1409      19.1      3426      1834       770      42.0      2052 
Midwest...........................          7068      1038      14.7      2160      1654       570      34.4      1241 
South.............................         11560      1420      12.3      3308      2911       929      31.9      2236 
West..............................          8641       912      10.5      2423      1922       460      23.9      1324 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      50
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (ALL RACES) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                       
Under 65 years....................         30158      3555      11.8      9833      7181      2223      31.0      6257 
  15 to 24 years..................          4471       571      12.8      1474      1505       377      25.1      1026 
  25 to 34 years..................         10290      1051      10.2      3461      2167       685      31.6      2323 
  35 to 44 years..................          8034       904      11.3      2730      1801       558      31.0      1696 
  45 to 54 years..................          4785       606      12.7      1451       987       337      34.1       776 
  55 to 64 years..................          2578       423      16.4       717       722       266      36.8       436 
65 years and over.................          4497      1223      27.2      1484      1139       505      44.4       595 
  65 to 74 years..................          1997       544      27.2       712       506       227      44.9       293 
  75 years and over...............          2500       679      27.2       772       633       278      43.9       302 
                                                                                                                       
Mean age......................              41.7      47.5       (x)       (x)      41.3      44.3       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                                       
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                         
                                                                                                                       
Total civilian....................         34655      4778      13.8     11317      8320      2728      32.8      6853 
  Worked..........................         25738      2099       8.2      5995      3993      1029      25.8      3146 
    Worked year-round, full-time..         17009       740       4.4      2178       946       131      13.9       517 
  Did not work....................          8917      2680      30.1      5322      4327      1699      39.3      3707 
                                                                                                                       
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
     Total age 16 to 64..........          30145      3551      11.8      9824      7175      2222      31.0      6253 
  No work disability..............         25759      2206       8.6      7042      4975      1283      25.8      4376 
  With a work disability..........          4386      1346      30.7      2782      2200       939      42.7      1878 
    severe work disability........          3101      1121      36.2      2166      1833       799      43.6      1492 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      51
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (ALL RACES) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Family household..................         18771      2629      14.0      9018      4785      1596      33.4      5642 
  Married-couple families.........         10352       687       6.6      2649      1332       252      18.9      1089 
  Male householder, wife absent...          1707       135       7.9       462       332        63      19.0       234 
  Female householder, husband absent.       6712      1807      26.9      5907      3120      1281      41.1      4319 
Nonfamily households..............         15884      2149      13.5      2298      3536      1132      32.0      1210 
  Male householder................          7920       729       9.2       826      1455       378      26.0       427 
    Living alone..................          5991       660      11.0       660      1138       351      30.9       351 
  Female householders.............          7964      1420      17.8      1473      2081       754      36.3       783 
    Living alone..................          6667      1377      20.7      1377      1784       732      41.1       732 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      52
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (ALL RACES) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                       
No children.......................         20280      2428      12.0      2891      3868      1215      31.4      1390 
One or more related                                                                                                    
Children                                   14201      2345      16.5      8401      4409      1509      34.2      5441 
  Child under 18 years..............       12740      2170      17.0      7906      4231      1454      34.4      5288 
    All under 6 years...............        3952       525      13.3      1598      1192       343      28.8       986 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        3009       685      22.8      3111      1376       539      39.2      2396 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        5779       960      16.6      3197      1664       573      34.4      1906 
  One child.......................          5523       765      13.9      1929      1373       436      31.7      1053 
    Under 6 years.................          2616       318      12.2       811       697       206      29.6       500 
    6 to 17 years.................          2907       446      15.4      1118       676       229      33.9       553 
  Two or more children............          7217      1405      19.5      5977      2858      1019      35.6      4235 
    All under 6 years.............          1336       206      15.4       787       495       136      27.5       486 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        3009       685      22.8      3111      1376       539      39.2      2396 
    All 6 to 17 years.............          2872       514      17.9      2079       988       344      34.8      1353 
  Mean children...................          1.90      2.13       (x)       (x)      2.25      2.26       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........          2958       401      13.6      1655       619       171      27.6       732 
One or more unrelated                                                                                                  
Children under 18.................           288        18       6.4        94        91         8       8.7        40 
  All under 6 years...............            98         6       6.6        29        32         6      18.3        27 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                                                  
  Some 6 to 17 years..............            35         3       7.7        16        11         2      18.8        13 
  All 6 to 17 years...............           155         9       5.9        49        48         0       0.0         0 
                                                                                                                       
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
No elderly........................         29722      3521      11.8      9737      7115      2211      31.1      6220 
One or more elderly...............          4933      1258      25.5      1580      1205       518      43.0       632 
  All members elderly.............          3832      1138      29.7      1218      1017       469      46.2       482 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..       730        92      12.6       278       126        39      31.3       121 
  Elderly other relative only.....           291        27       9.4        82        38         8      21.4        28 
  Elderly nonrelative only........            64         1       1.2         2        19         1       3.9         2 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      53
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (WHITE) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
     WHITE                                 26056      2975      11.4      6589      5516      1599      29.0      3785 
                                                                                                                       
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Inside metropolitan areas                  21577      2290      10.6      5102      4276      1209      28.3      2914 
  Inside central cities...........         10486      1274      12.1      2761      2467       723      29.3      1708 
    One million or more...........          6801       764      11.2      1718      1546       426      27.5      1053 
    Under one million.............          3685       510      13.8      1043       921       297      32.2       654 
  Outside central cities..........         11092      1016       9.2      2341      1808       486      26.9      1207 
    One million or more...........          7886       633       8.0      1342      1190       285      23.9       639 
    Under one million.............          3206       384      12.0       999       618       201      32.5       567 
Outside metropolitan areas........          4479       685      15.3      1487      1240       390      31.4       871 
                                                                                                                       
REGION                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                       
Northeast.........................          5560       857      15.4      1975      1208       459      38.0      1178 
Midwest...........................          5593       748      13.4      1412      1162       379      32.6       764 
South.............................          7789       656       8.4      1297      1624       415      25.5       830 
West..............................          7115       715      10.0      1906      1522       345      22.7      1014 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      54
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (WHITE) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                       
Under 65 years....................         22324      2047       9.2      5521      4686      1238      26.4      3396 
  15 to 24 years..................          3415       325       9.5       834      1010       195      19.3       529 
  25 to 34 years..................          7680       561       7.3      1870      1384       352      25.4      1175 
  35 to 44 years..................          5845       511       8.8      1545      1122       305      27.2       951 
  45 to 54 years..................          3514       381      10.8       853       694       226      32.6       501 
  55 to 64 years..................          1870       269      14.4       419       477       161      33.7       240 
65 years and over.................          3733       928      24.9      1068       830       360      43.4       389 
  65 to 74 years..................          1557       395      25.4       466       342       156      45.5       170 
  75 years and over...............          2176       533      24.5       602       488       204      41.9       220 
                                                                                                                       
Mean age......................              42.1      50.2       (x)       (x)      42.0      46.8       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                                       
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                         
                                                                                                                       
Total civilian....................         26056      2975      11.4      6589      5516      1599      29.0      3785 
  Worked..........................         19508      1183       6.1      3307      2691       544      20.2      1626 
    Worked year-round, full-time..         12997       413       3.2      1218       666        70      10.5       293 
  Did not work....................          6548      1792      27.4      3282      2825      1055      37.3      2159 
                                                                                                                       
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
     Total age 16 to 64..........          22319      2046       9.2      5517      4684      1237      26.4      3392 
  No work disability..............         19294      1209       6.3      3900      3278       673      20.5      2323 
  With a work disability..........          3025       837      27.7      1617      1406       564      40.1      1070 
    severe work disability........          2067       694      33.6      1254      1158       478      41.2       834 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      55
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (WHITE) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Family household..................         13512      1464      10.8      4964      3011       844      28.0      2971 
  Married-couple families.........          8294       520       6.3      1945      1049       197      18.7       824 
  Male householder, wife absent...          1336        93       6.9       342       246        45      18.3       180 
  Female householder, husband absent.       3882       851      21.9      2677      1716       602      35.1      1968 
Nonfamily households..............         12545      1512      12.1      1625      2505       755      30.1       814 
  Male householder................          6179       463       7.5       541       963       203      21.1       246 
    Living alone..................          4562       413       9.0       413       717       182      25.5       182 
  Female householders.............          6366      1049      16.5      1085      1543       551      35.7       568 
    Living alone..................          5285      1018      19.3      1018      1310       537      41.0       537 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      56
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (WHITE) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                       
No children.......................         16115      1729      10.7      2091      2749       814      29.6       945 
One or more related                                                                                                    
Children                                    9805      1246      12.7      4496      2747       785      28.6      2840 
  Child under 18 years..............        8816      1148      13.0      4211      2641       754      28.6      2755 
    All under 6 years...............        2937       311      10.6       996       861       202      23.5       601 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        1984       364      18.3      1662       812       280      34.4      1255 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        3895       472      12.1      1554       968       273      28.2       898 
  One child.......................          3973       397      10.0      1011       913       226      24.7       542 
    Under 6 years.................          1930       168       8.7       429       501       110      22.0       258 
    6 to 17 years.................          2042       229      11.2       583       413       116      28.1       284 
  Two or more children............          4843       750      15.5      3200      1727       528      30.6      2212 
    All under 6 years.............          1007       144      14.3       567       360        92      25.5       343 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............        1984       364      18.3      1662       812       280      34.4      1255 
    All 6 to 17 years.............          1853       243      13.1       971       555       157      28.2       614 
  Mean children...................          1.84      2.10       (x)       (x)      2.16      2.23       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........          1967       204      10.4       818       385        85      22.1       365 
One or more unrelated                                                                                                  
Children under 18.................           221         9       3.9        45        60         3       5.4        19 
  All under 6 years...............            66         2       2.6         7        16         1       7.6         5 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                                                  
  Some 6 to 17 years..............            33         2       7.0        14        11         2      18.8        13 
  All 6 to 17 years...............           123         5       3.7        23        33         0       0.0         0 
                                                                                                                       
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
No elderly........................         22007      2017       9.2      5436      4636      1226      26.4      3360 
One or more elderly...............          4049       958      23.7      1153       880       373      42.3       426 
  All members elderly.............          3258       886      27.2       955       776       351      45.2       361 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..       533        47       8.7       122        62        13      21.0        35 
  Elderly other relative only.....           195        25      12.8        75        27         8      30.2        28 
  Elderly nonrelative only........            52         1       1.5         2        14         1       5.3         2 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      57
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (BLACK) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
     BLACK                                  6739      1619      24.0      4174      2376      1018      42.8      2731 
                                                                                                                       
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Inside metropolitan areas                   6099      1437      23.6      3664      2097       897      42.8      2374 
  Inside central cities...........          4336      1139      26.3      2813      1597       708      44.4      1801 
    One million or more...........          3223       796      24.7      1992      1135       477      42.1      1248 
    Under one million.............          1113       343      30.8       822       462       231      50.0       553 
  Outside central cities..........          1763       298      16.9       850       500       189      37.7       573 
    One million or more...........          1375       211      15.3       615       356       140      39.3       427 
    Under one million.............           388        87      22.5       236       144        49      34.0       146 
Outside metropolitan areas........           640       183      28.5       510       280       121      43.3       356 
                                                                                                                       
REGION                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                       
Northeast.........................          1483       520      35.1      1369       543       288      53.1       813 
Midwest...........................          1246       263      21.1       654       448       173      38.5       412 
South.............................          3378       743      22.0      1945      1204       497      41.3      1361 
West..............................           632        93      14.8       206       181        60      33.2       145 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      58
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (BLACK) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                       
Under 65 years....................          6126      1368      22.3      3821      2123       896      42.2      2552 
  15 to 24 years..................           822       222      27.0       587       423       167      39.4       456 
  25 to 34 years..................          1998       458      22.9      1442       653       313      47.9      1054 
  35 to 44 years..................          1715       355      20.7      1076       575       223      38.8       657 
  45 to 54 years..................          1011       192      19.0       448       251        95      37.7       202 
  55 to 64 years..................           579       140      24.3       268       221        98      44.5       184 
65 years and over.................           613       252      41.1       353       254       122      48.2       179 
  65 to 74 years..................           359       131      36.4       215       139        59      42.4       109 
  75 years and over...............           254       121      47.8       137       114        63      55.4        70 
                                                                                                                       
Mean age......................              40.5      42.5       (x)       (x)      39.9      40.4       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                                       
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                         
                                                                                                                       
Total civilian....................          6739      1619      24.0      4174      2376      1018      42.8      2731 
  Worked..........................          4823       844      17.5      2455      1113       453      40.7      1416 
    Worked year-round, full-time..          3040       295       9.7       845       225        55      24.3       201 
  Did not work....................          1916       775      40.5      1719      1264       566      44.8      1315 
                                                                                                                       
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
     Total age 16 to 64..........           6118      1365      22.3      3815      2118       896      42.3      2552 
  No work disability..............          4930       898      18.2      2774      1401       553      39.5      1822 
  With a work disability..........          1189       467      39.3      1041       717       343      47.8       730 
    severe work disability........           907       387      42.7       790       604       290      47.9       581 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      59
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (BLACK) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Family household..................          4095      1046      25.5      3566      1538       688      44.7      2384 
  Married-couple families.........          1232       115       9.4       481       164        38      23.1       181 
  Male householder, wife absent...           271        37      13.5       105        72        16      22.5        49 
  Female householder, husband absent.       2592       894      34.5      2981      1302       634      48.7      2153 
Nonfamily households..............          2644       574      21.7       607       839       330      39.4       347 
  Male householder................          1353       245      18.1       264       398       155      38.9       162 
    Living alone..................          1135       226      19.9       226       347       149      43.0       149 
  Female householders.............          1291       329      25.5       344       441       175      39.8       186 
    Living alone..................          1151       319      27.7       319       402       170      42.3       170 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      60
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (BLACK) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                       
No children.......................          3129       616      19.7       696       893       347      38.8       381 
One or more related                                                                                                    
Children                                    3580       998      27.9      3455      1464       666      45.5      2328 
  Child under 18 years..............        3242       938      28.9      3287      1404       649      46.3      2279 
    All under 6 years...............         803       194      24.1       538       292       129      44.1       347 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............         878       292      33.3      1269       491       238      48.5      1020 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        1561       452      28.9      1480       620       282      45.5       911 
  One child.......................          1244       341      27.4       833       419       201      48.0       484 
    Under 6 years.................           543       139      25.6       347       180        92      51.2       230 
    6 to 17 years.................           700       202      28.8       486       239       109      45.5       254 
  Two or more children............          1998       597      29.9      2454       984       448      45.5      1795 
    All under 6 years.............           260        55      21.0       191       112        37      32.7       117 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............         878       292      33.3      1269       491       238      48.5      1020 
    All 6 to 17 years.............           861       250      29.1       994       381       173      45.4       657 
  Mean children...................          1.98      2.07       (x)       (x)      2.29      2.20       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........           783       166      21.2       713       207        77      37.1       339 
One or more unrelated                                                                                                  
Children under 18.................            56        10      17.5        49        26         5      18.1        21 
  All under 6 years...............            23         5      20.1        21        13         5      37.0        21 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                                                  
  Some 6 to 17 years..............             2         0      17.0         2         0         0       0.0         0 
  All 6 to 17 years...............            30         5      15.5        26        13         0       0.0         0 
                                                                                                                       
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
No elderly........................          6058      1365      22.5      3814      2109       896      42.5      2552 
One or more elderly...............           681       254      37.3       359       268       122      45.7       179 
  All members elderly.............           464       216      46.5       218       192        99      51.3        99 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..       151        36      23.9       135        57        24      41.8        80 
  Elderly other relative only.....            51         2       4.4         6         9         0       0.0         0 
  Elderly nonrelative only........            10         0       0.0         0         5         0       0.0         0 
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Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (HISPANIC ORIGIN) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
    Characteristics                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
     HISPANIC ORIGIN                        4733       754      15.9      2437      1691       473      27.9      1603 
                                                                                                                       
TYPE OF RESIDENCE                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Inside metropolitan areas                   4387       694      15.8      2229      1556       429      27.6      1450 
  Inside central cities...........          2743       499      18.2      1539      1060       315      29.7      1030 
    One million or more...........          2124       394      18.5      1181       822       249      30.3       792 
    Under one million.............           620       105      17.0       358       238        66      27.6       238 
  Outside central cities..........          1643       195      11.8       690       496       114      23.0       420 
    One million or more...........          1267       102       8.1       282       349        61      17.4       175 
    Under one million.............           376        92      24.5       408       146        53      36.4       245 
Outside metropolitan areas........           346        60      17.4       208       135        44      32.4       153 
                                                                                                                       
REGION                                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                       
Northeast.........................          1124       337      30.0      1019       445       214      48.1       691 
Midwest...........................           323        27       8.3       108       112        15      13.3        62 
South.............................          1290       120       9.3       364       438        97      22.3       303 
West..............................          1996       270      13.5       946       696       146      21.0       547 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      62
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (HISPANIC ORIGIN) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
AGE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                       
Under 65 years....................          4380       624      14.2      2244      1541       393      25.5      1496 
  15 to 24 years..................           683        95      14.0       336       263        56      21.4       224 
  25 to 34 years..................          1565       173      11.1       687       492       116      23.5       461 
  35 to 44 years..................          1217       171      14.0       689       448       117      26.0       489 
  45 to 54 years..................           601       100      16.7       345       197        52      26.7       209 
  55 to 64 years..................           313        84      26.8       187       141        52      36.8       113 
65 years and over.................           354       130      36.8       193       150        79      52.9       107 
  65 to 74 years..................           213        78      36.7       130        76        41      53.7        60 
  75 years and over...............           140        52      37.0        63        73        38      52.1        48 
                                                                                                                       
Mean age......................              38.5      44.3       (x)       (x)      39.4      44.0       (x)       (x) 
                                                                                                                       
WORK EXPERIENCE OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                         
                                                                                                                       
Total civilian....................          4733       754      15.9      2437      1691       473      27.9      1603 
  Worked..........................          3483       315       9.0      1160       866       149      17.3       585 
    Worked year-round, full-time..          2296       136       5.9       485       339        38      11.2       156 
  Did not work....................          1250       439      35.1      1277       825       323      39.1      1018 
                                                                                                                       
DISABILITY STATUS OF HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                       
                                                                                                                       
     Total age 16 to 64..........           4376       620      14.2      2234      1540       392      25.5      1492 
  No work disability..............          3855       443      11.5      1748      1235       276      22.3      1151 
  With a work disability..........           521       177      34.0       486       305       116      38.2       341 
    severe work disability........           400       151      37.8       394       257        98      38.2       272 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      63
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (HISPANIC ORIGIN) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
TYPE OF HOUSEHOLD                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                       
Family household..................          3581       562      15.7      2239      1308       358      27.4      1485 
  Married-couple families.........          2045       206      10.1       915       554       103      18.5       490 
  Male householder, wife absent...           376        39      10.4       149        97        22      22.4        88 
  Female householder, husband absent.       1160       316      27.3      1175       656       234      35.6       907 
Nonfamily households..............          1152       192      16.7       198       384       114      29.8       118 
  Male householder................           655        79      12.1        82       177        43      24.2        45 
    Living alone..................           466        77      16.4        77       131        40      30.5        40 
  Female householders.............           497       113      22.8       116       207        72      34.7        73 
    Living alone..................           405       110      27.2       110       181        70      38.9        70 
Table NC4. Renter Subsidized Housing, by Selected Household Characteristics,                                                      64
Race and Hispanic Origin, and Poverty Status:  1997 (HISPANIC ORIGIN) (Numbers in thousands)

                                                All renter households                Renter households in poverty      
                                                           Subsidized                              Subsidized          
                                                                        Number                                  Number 
                                                                            of                                      of 
                                          Number    Number   Percent   persons    Number    Number   Percent   persons 
PRESENCE OF CHILDREN                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                       
No children.......................          1758       252      14.3       346       474       141      29.7       184 
One or more related                                                                                                    
Children                                    2959       502      17.0      2091      1214       332      27.3      1420 
  Child under 18 years..............        2718       457      16.8      1951      1178       319      27.1      1382 
    All under 6 years...............         868        98      11.3       384       324        54      16.8       211 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............         806       169      20.9       842       431       145      33.6       719 
    All 6 to 17 years...............        1044       190      18.2       725       422       120      28.4       451 
  One child.......................          1002       123      12.3       378       307        63      20.4       181 
    Under 6 years.................           502        41       8.2       136       148        21      13.9        67 
    6 to 17 years.................           500        81      16.3       243       159        42      26.4       113 
  Two or more children............          1716       334      19.5      1572       870       257      29.5      1201 
    All under 6 years.............           366        56      15.4       248       176        34      19.3       144 
    Some under 6 years,                                                                                                
    Some 6 to 17 years..............         806       169      20.9       842       431       145      33.6       719 
    All 6 to 17 years.............           544       109      20.0       482       263        78      29.6       338 
  Mean children...................          2.18      2.46       (x)       (x)      2.54      2.68       (x)       (x) 
  Child 18 years and over.........           652       122      18.8       532       202        57      28.3       266 
One or more unrelated                                                                                                  
Children under 18.................            36         2       5.6        13        14         2      14.4        13 
  All under 6 years...............             9         0       0.0         0         1         0       0.0         0 
  Some under 6 years,                                                                                                  
  Some 6 to 17 years..............            10         2      19.3        13         6         2      35.5        13 
  All 6 to 17 years...............            16         0       0.0         0         7         0       0.0         0 
                                                                                                                       
PRESENCE OF ELDERLY                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                       
No elderly........................          4281       612      14.3      2209      1515       386      25.5      1474 
One or more elderly...............           452       142      31.4       228       177        87      49.0       129 
  All members elderly.............           247       106      43.1       116       123        68      55.4        72 
  Elderly householder or spouse only..       115        25      22.0        79        29        12      42.5        38 
  Elderly other relative only.....            78        10      13.2        32        22         6      27.2        19 
  Elderly nonrelative only........             8         0       0.0         0         2         0       0.0         0 


Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: Housing and Household Economic Statistics Information Staff at (301)763-3242
Last revised: July 14, 2004
URL: http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/cpstables/macro/031998/noncash/4_000.htm