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Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
ALL PEOPLE 16 TO 24 YEARS OLD                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................   34,614    5,836     16.9   27,414    3,920     14.3    5,201    1,498     28.8    5,090    1,251     24.6 
16 to 17 years old...........    8,082    1,233     15.3    6,341      796     12.5    1,220      333     27.3    1,132      311     27.4 
  Enrolled in school.........    7,555    1,089     14.4    5,907      691     11.7    1,154      300     26.0      991      261     26.3 
  Not enrolled...............      527      144     27.2      434      104     24.0       66       33      (B)      141       50     35.2 
    No high school diploma...      440      124     28.2      355       91     25.7       57       26      (B)      132       46     35.1 
18 to 21 years old...........   15,777    2,802     17.8   12,501    1,928     15.4    2,404      694     28.9    2,271      578     25.4 
  Enrolled in school.........    8,723    1,189     13.6    6,976      826     11.8    1,182      255     21.6      868      178     20.5 
  Not enrolled...............    7,054    1,613     22.9    5,525    1,102     19.9    1,222      439     35.9    1,403      400     28.5 
    No high school diploma...    2,095      714     34.1    1,623      508     31.3      391      178     45.7      735      256     34.8 
22 to 24 years old...........   10,755    1,801     16.7    8,572    1,196     14.0    1,577      471     29.9    1,688      363     21.5 
  Enrolled in school.........    2,713      493     18.2    2,041      301     14.8      383      111     28.9      230       36     15.9 
  Not enrolled...............    8,042    1,308     16.3    6,531      895     13.7    1,193      360     30.2    1,458      326     22.4 
    No high school diploma...    1,402      474     33.8    1,113      319     28.6      251      139     55.4      611      197     32.3 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
MALE                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................   17,499    2,466     14.1   13,951    1,689     12.1    2,493      572     23.0    2,659      574     21.6 
16 to 17 years old...........    4,208      608     14.4    3,270      373     11.4      635      173     27.3      581      149     25.6 
  Enrolled in school.........    3,951      549     13.9    3,062      337     11.0      600      157     26.1      517      131     25.4 
  Not enrolled...............      257       59     22.8      208       36     17.4       34       16      (B)       64       17      (B) 
    No high school diploma...      216       49     22.5      174       33     18.7       27       10      (B)       61       16      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........    7,989    1,149     14.4    6,365      831     13.1    1,184      244     20.6    1,192      263     22.0 
  Enrolled in school.........    4,272      544     12.7    3,391      382     11.3      604      121     20.1      428       85     19.8 
  Not enrolled...............    3,717      606     16.3    2,974      449     15.1      580      123     21.2      764      178     23.2 
    No high school diploma...    1,184      316     26.6      917      234     25.5      218       68     31.2      424      130     30.8 
22 to 24 years old...........    5,302      709     13.4    4,317      485     11.2      674      155     23.0      886      163     18.4 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,347      226     16.8    1,032      147     14.3      173       37     21.6      108       12     11.5 
  Not enrolled...............    3,955      484     12.2    3,285      337     10.3      501      117     23.4      778      150     19.3 
    No high school diploma...      798      207     25.9      643      140     21.8      131       56     42.5      344       83     24.1 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
FEMALE                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................   17,116    3,369     19.7   13,462    2,232     16.6    2,708      926     34.2    2,431      677     27.9 
16 to 17 years old...........    3,874      625     16.1    3,071      423     13.8      586      160     27.3      551      162     29.4 
  Enrolled in school.........    3,604      540     15.0    2,845      355     12.5      554      143     25.9      474      129     27.3 
  Not enrolled...............      270       85     31.5      226       68     30.1       31       16      (B)       77       33     42.0 
    No high school diploma...      225       76     33.7      181       59     32.3       30       16      (B)       70       30      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........    7,788    1,652     21.2    6,136    1,097     17.9    1,219      450     36.9    1,078      315     29.2 
  Enrolled in school.........    4,451      646     14.5    3,585      444     12.4      577      134     23.2      440       93     21.2 
  Not enrolled...............    3,337    1,007     30.2    2,551      653     25.6      642      316     49.2      639      222     34.8 
    No high school diploma...      910      398     43.8      705      273     38.8      172      110     64.0      311      125     40.3 
22 to 24 years old...........    5,454    1,092     20.0    4,255      712     16.7      903      316     35.0      802      200     25.0 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,366      267     19.6    1,010      154     15.3      210       74     35.0      122       24     19.7 
  Not enrolled...............    4,088      824     20.2    3,245      558     17.2      692      242     35.0      680      176     25.9 
    No high school diploma...      604      268     44.3      471      179     37.9      120       83     69.5      267      114     42.9 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
RELATED CHILDREN IN FAMILIES                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................   21,494    2,138      9.9   16,942    1,246      7.4    3,260      706     21.7    2,668      515     19.3 
16 to 17 years old...........    7,671    1,013     13.2    6,010      630     10.5    1,168      296     25.4    1,028      256     24.9 
  Enrolled in school.........    7,258      930     12.8    5,682      581     10.2    1,107      268     24.2      934      230     24.6 
  Not enrolled...............      412       83     20.1      328       49     14.8       62       28      (B)       95       27     28.1 
    No high school diploma...      343       75     21.8      263       42     16.1       57       26      (B)       86       23     26.9 
18 to 21 years old...........   10,173      903      8.9    8,122      513      6.3    1,481      308     20.8    1,203      213     17.7 
  Enrolled in school.........    6,766      463      6.8    5,475      272      5.0      876      148     16.9      651      112     17.2 
  Not enrolled...............    3,407      440     12.9    2,646      241      9.1      605      160     26.4      552      101     18.3 
    No high school diploma...      906      204     22.5      685      121     17.7      180       69     38.6      241       56     23.4 
22 to 24 years old...........    3,650      222      6.1    2,811      103      3.7      611      101     16.6      437       45     10.4 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,403       77      5.5    1,099       44      4.0      185       22     11.7      123        9      7.6 
  Not enrolled...............    2,247      145      6.4    1,712       58      3.4      425       80     18.7      314       36     11.4 
    No high school diploma...      298       57     19.3      213       22     10.2       80       33     41.6       78       11     14.1 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
RELATED CHILDREN IN                                                                                                                       
MARRIED COUPLE FAMILIES                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................   15,605      805      5.2   13,013      567      4.4    1,580      130      8.2    1,761      237     13.4 
16 to 17 years old...........    5,482      413      7.5    4,533      303      6.7      586       72     12.2      664      127     19.2 
  Enrolled in school.........    5,249      390      7.4    4,318      283      6.5      577       69     12.0      612      115     18.8 
  Not enrolled...............      233       22      9.6      215       20      9.3        9        2      (B)       52       12      (B) 
    No high school diploma...      190       22     11.7      172       20     11.6        9        2      (B)       48       12      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........    7,471      303      4.1    6,248      208      3.3      749       43      5.8      796       92     11.6 
  Enrolled in school.........    5,268      179      3.4    4,431      134      3.0      482       17      3.4      461       50     10.8 
  Not enrolled...............    2,203      124      5.6    1,817       75      4.1      267       27      9.9      335       42     12.7 
    No high school diploma...      464       74     16.0      396       52     13.1       46       18      (B)      136       32     23.4 
22 to 24 years old...........    2,652       89      3.4    2,232       56      2.5      245       15      6.2      301       17      5.7 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,115       44      3.9      920       25      2.7       99        8      7.9       86        1      1.3 
  Not enrolled...............    1,537       45      2.9    1,312       31      2.4      146        7      5.0      215       16      7.5 
    No high school diploma...      155        9      6.0      143        7      5.2        8        0      (B)       46        2      (B) 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
RELATED CHILDREN IN FAMILIES                                                                                                              
WITH FEMALE HOUSEHOLDER                                                                                                                   
NO SPOUSE PRESENT                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................    4,865    1,231     25.3    3,139      616     19.6    1,521      553     36.4      769      254     33.1 
16 to 17 years old...........    1,760      542     30.8    1,158      299     25.8      499      206     41.4      289      115     39.9 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,626      497     30.6    1,070      277     25.8      456      184     40.3      261      104     39.9 
  Not enrolled...............      134       45     33.5       88       22     25.4       43       23      (B)       28       11      (B) 
    No high school diploma...      109       37     33.7       65       16      (B)       40       21      (B)       23        7      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........    2,268      565     24.9    1,522      280     18.4      673      261     38.8      357      112     31.5 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,237      266     21.5      841      124     14.7      350      127     36.4      162       55     33.9 
  Not enrolled...............    1,031      299     29.0      682      157     23.0      323      133     41.3      195       57     29.5 
    No high school diploma...      381      123     32.3      244       69     28.5      125       52     41.4       93       25     26.3 
22 to 24 years old...........      837      124     14.8      459       37      8.1      349       86     24.7      124       27     21.6 
  Enrolled in school.........      227       28     12.2      139       14     10.0       78       14     17.9       36        7      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      610       96     15.7      320       23      7.2      272       72     26.6       88       20     22.6 
    No high school diploma...      130       48     37.1       61       14      (B)       68       33      (B)       28        9      (B) 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
HUSBANDS IN MARRIED                                                                                                                       
COUPLE FAMILY                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................    1,169      141     12.1    1,043      117     11.2       76       18     23.4      239       60     25.0 
16 to 17 years old...........        3        0      (B)        3        0      (B)        0        0      (B)        1        0      (B) 
  Enrolled in school.........        1        0      (B)        1        0      (B)        0        0      (B)        1        0      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............        2        0      (B)        2        0      (B)        0        0      (B)        0        0      (B) 
    No high school diploma...        2        0      (B)        2        0      (B)        0        0      (B)        0        0      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........      221       29     13.0      195       26     13.2       16        3      (B)       50       12      (B) 
  Enrolled in school.........       29        0      (B)       27        0      (B)        0        0      (B)        4        0      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      192       28     14.7      168       25     15.0       16        3      (B)       47       12      (B) 
    No high school diploma...       54       15      (B)       49       13      (B)        4        1      (B)       19        6      (B) 
22 to 24 years old...........      945      113     11.9      845       91     10.8       60       15      (B)      188       48     25.4 
  Enrolled in school.........      108       13     12.2       83        7      8.5       13        0      (B)        9        0      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      836       99     11.9      762       84     11.1       47       15      (B)      179       48     26.6 
    No high school diploma...      173       57     32.8      163       51     31.4        5        5      (B)       89       35     39.0 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
WIVES IN MARRIED                                                                                                                          
COUPLE FAMILY                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................    2,180      282     13.0    1,943      240     12.4      143       24     16.9      478      114     23.9 
16 to 17 years old...........       39        8      (B)       33        4      (B)        3        0      (B)       12        1      (B) 
  Enrolled in school.........       18        3      (B)       12        0      (B)        3        0      (B)        2        0      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............       22        4      (B)       21        4      (B)        0        0      (B)       10        1      (B) 
    No high school diploma...       20        4      (B)       19        4      (B)        0        0      (B)       10        1      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........      653       98     15.0      586       89     15.2       35        6      (B)      135       33     24.3 
  Enrolled in school.........      115       10      8.7      108       10      9.3        0        0      (B)       12        6      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      538       88     16.3      479       79     16.5       35        6      (B)      123       27     22.0 
    No high school diploma...      162       60     37.1      157       57     36.2        3        3      (B)       64       23      (B) 
22 to 24 years old...........    1,488      177     11.9    1,324      147     11.1      105       18     17.0      331       80     24.1 
  Enrolled in school.........      191       11      5.5      157        7      4.4       15        0      (B)       22        5      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............    1,297      166     12.8    1,167      140     12.0       90       18     19.8      310       75     24.3 
    No high school diploma...      228       82     36.0      223       82     36.6        3        0      (B)      138       62     44.7 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
WOMEN WITH CHILDREN,                                                                                                                      
SPOUSE PRESENT                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................    1,284      236     18.4    1,152      204     17.7       94       24     25.6      368      103     28.1 
16 to 17 years old...........       26        4      (B)       23        4      (B)        3        0      (B)        7        1      (B) 
  Enrolled in school.........       11        0      (B)        8        0      (B)        3        0      (B)        2        0      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............       15        4      (B)       14        4      (B)        0        0      (B)        6        1      (B) 
    No high school diploma...       13        4      (B)       12        4      (B)        0        0      (B)        6        1      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........      361       77     21.3      324       68     21.1       21        6      (B)      102       28     27.0 
  Enrolled in school.........       26        6      (B)       25        6      (B)        0        0      (B)        7        3      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      334       70     21.1      298       62     20.7       21        6      (B)       95       24     25.3 
    No high school diploma...      130       55     42.3      127       52     40.7        3        3      (B)       54       20      (B) 
22 to 24 years old...........      897      154     17.2      806      132     16.4       71       18      (B)      258       74     28.9 
  Enrolled in school.........       80        5      6.4       67        5      (B)        6        0      (B)       18        5      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      817      149     18.3      739      128     17.3       65       18      (B)      240       70     29.1 
    No high school diploma...      191       76     39.8      189       76     40.3        3        0      (B)      114       56     49.5 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
WOMEN WITH CHILDREN,                                                                                                                      
NO SPOUSE PRESENT                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................    1,133      657     58.0      628      308     49.0      462      331     71.6      184      100     54.2 
16 to 17 years old...........       46       17      (B)       35        9      (B)        8        6      (B)       14        3      (B) 
  Enrolled in school.........       31       11      (B)       21        3      (B)        8        6      (B)       10        2      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............       14        6      (B)       14        6      (B)        0        0      (B)        5        1      (B) 
    No high school diploma...       10        3      (B)       10        3      (B)        0        0      (B)        5        1      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........      462      307     66.5      242      152     62.8      197      145     74.0       86       51     59.5 
  Enrolled in school.........       86       51     59.8       47       22      (B)       38       30      (B)       13        3      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      376      256     68.0      195      131     67.0      159      116     73.0       73       48      (B) 
    No high school diploma...      140      105     74.6       80       56     70.6       51       43      (B)       44       29      (B) 
22 to 24 years old...........      625      333     53.2      350      147     41.9      257      180     69.9       84       45     54.3 
  Enrolled in school.........       89       41     46.1       35       11      (B)       49       30      (B)        5        2      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      536      292     54.4      315      135     43.0      209      150     72.0       79       43     54.9 
    No high school diploma...      148      113     76.5       88       57     64.4       58       56      (B)       43       30      (B) 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
EMPLOYED PEOPLE                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................   19,738    2,393     12.1   16,615    1,757     10.6    2,279      523     22.9    2,779      475     17.1 
16 to 17 years old...........    2,593      242      9.3    2,244      175      7.8      238       58     24.3      249       46     18.3 
  Enrolled in school.........    2,376      196      8.2    2,050      139      6.8      220       50     22.7      198       34     17.2 
  Not enrolled...............      217       46     21.2      194       36     18.6       18        8      (B)       51       12      (B) 
    No high school diploma...      163       37     22.8      145       31     21.6       13        4      (B)       46        9      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........    9,167    1,236     13.5    7,736      912     11.8    1,069      268     25.1    1,344      261     19.4 
  Enrolled in school.........    4,262      392      9.2    3,671      295      8.0      413       71     17.3      405       51     12.7 
  Not enrolled...............    4,904      844     17.2    4,065      616     15.2      655      197     30.1      939      210     22.3 
    No high school diploma...    1,203      311     25.9    1,009      250     24.8      153       45     29.3      442      117     26.5 
22 to 24 years old...........    7,978      916     11.5    6,635      671     10.1      972      197     20.2    1,186      168     14.1 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,606      186     11.6    1,298      141     10.8      179       24     13.3      149       20     13.5 
  Not enrolled...............    6,373      730     11.5    5,337      530      9.9      794      173     21.8    1,037      148     14.2 
    No high school diploma...      894      247     27.6      742      162     21.9      126       75     59.8      389       85     21.8 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
UNEMPLOYED PEOPLE                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................    2,208      628     28.5    1,570      398     25.4      544      198     36.4      383      156     40.8 
16 to 17 years old...........      480      108     22.5      396       81     20.6       76       23     29.9       65       25      (B) 
  Enrolled in school.........      391       73     18.6      323       53     16.4       62       16      (B)       40       10      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............       88       35     40.2       72       28      (B)       14        7      (B)       25       15      (B) 
    No high school diploma...       80       32     39.9       65       25      (B)       13        7      (B)       23       14      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........    1,105      301     27.2      755      198     26.3      276       80     29.0      196       79     40.4 
  Enrolled in school.........      363       73     20.2      266       53     19.9       66       13      (B)       52       17      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      742      228     30.7      488      146     29.8      210       67     32.0      144       63     43.5 
    No high school diploma...      269      119     44.1      190       84     44.2       63       33      (B)       87       46     52.8 
22 to 24 years old...........      624      220     35.2      420      118     28.2      193       95     49.5      122       52     42.7 
  Enrolled in school.........       79       33     41.9       61       21      (B)       17       11      (B)        9        6      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............      545      187     34.2      359       98     27.2      176       84     47.8      112       46     40.7 
    No high school diploma...      159       64     40.4      103       40     38.6       53       22      (B)       57       23      (B) 
 
Table 8. Enrollment and Educational Attainment--Poverty Status
         in 1999 of People 16 to 24 Years Old
(Numbers in thousands)

                                       All races                    White                      Black                 Hispanic Origin      
                                             Below                      Below                      Below                      Below       
                                         poverty level              poverty level              poverty level              poverty level   
                                                 Percent                    Percent                    Percent                    Percent 
                                                      of                         of                         of                         of 
                                 Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total    Total   Number    total 
                                                                                                                                          
PEOPLE NOT IN                                                                                                                             
THE LABOR FORCE                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                          
   Total.....................   12,668    2,814     22.2    9,229    1,765     19.1    2,378      777     32.7    1,928      620     32.2 
16 to 17 years old...........    5,009      883     17.6    3,702      539     14.6      907      252     27.8      818      240     29.3 
  Enrolled in school.........    4,787      820     17.1    3,534      499     14.1      873      235     26.9      753      217     28.8 
  Not enrolled...............      222       62     28.0      167       40     23.7       34       18      (B)       65       23      (B) 
    No high school diploma...      198       55     28.0      145       35     24.1       32       16      (B)       63       23      (B) 
18 to 21 years old...........    5,505    1,265     23.0    4,010      818     20.4    1,059      345     32.6      730      237     32.5 
  Enrolled in school.........    4,098      724     17.7    3,038      478     15.7      702      171     24.3      410      110     26.8 
  Not enrolled...............    1,408      541     38.4      971      341     35.1      357      175     48.9      320      128     39.8 
    No high school diploma...      622      284     45.6      423      173     40.9      175      101     57.8      205       92     45.0 
22 to 24 years old...........    2,153      666     30.9    1,517      407     26.8      412      179     43.5      380      143     37.7 
  Enrolled in school.........    1,028      274     26.7      682      140     20.5      188       76     40.4       72       10      (B) 
  Not enrolled...............    1,125      391     34.8      835      267     32.0      224      103     46.1      308      133     43.2 
    No high school diploma...      350      163     46.7      269      117     43.4       72       42      (B)      165       89     54.3 

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/032000/pov/new08_000.htm