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Table 21.  Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Related Children:  1999
(Numbers in thousands.  Families and children as of March of the following year.  For meaning of symbols, see text)

                                            One person                    Two people                                                                                
                                                                                       House-                                                                       
                                                                             House-    holder                                                               Nine or 
                                                Under    65 and              holder    65 and     Three      Four      Five       Six     Seven     Eight      more 
                                      Total        65      over     Total  under 65      over    people    people    people    people    people    people    people 
                                                                                                                                                                    
TOTAL                                                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                                    
Number..........................     43,432    32,791    10,641    31,455    21,928     9,527    16,076    14,496     6,526     2,228       771       255       222 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......      8,501     8,667     7,990    10,869    11,214    10,075    13,290    17,029    20,127    22,727    25,912    28,967    34,417 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............      8,305     6,210     2,095     2,381     1,948       432     1,553     1,270       808       373       146        73        72 
People in poverty...............      8,305     6,210     2,095     4,799     3,910       889     4,739     5,153     4,061     2,290     1,039       607       708 
                                                                                                                                                                    
NUMBER OF RELATED CHILDREN                                                                                                                                          
UNDER 18                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                    
None:                                                                                                                                                               
Number..........................     43,432    32,791    10,641    27,538    18,047     9,492     5,213     1,639       284        61        15         2         2 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......      8,501     8,667     7,990    10,782    11,156    10,070    13,032    17,184    20,723    23,835    27,425    30,673    36,897 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............      8,305     6,210     2,095     1,310       891       419       176        52         9         0         0         0         0 
People in poverty...............      8,305     6,210     2,095     2,677     1,818       859       575       221        64         0         0         0         0 
                                                                                                                                                                    
One:                                                                                                                                                                
Number..........................          0         0         0     3,917     3,882        35     8,208     2,490       672       130        46        14         7 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......          0         0         0    11,483    11,483    11,440    13,410    17,465    21,024    23,930    27,596    30,944    37,076 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............          0         0         0     1,071     1,058        13       479       147        45         7         3         0         0 
People in poverty...............          0         0         0     2,122     2,092        30     1,453       628       245        43        25         0         0 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Two:                                                                                                                                                                
Number..........................          0         0         0         0         0         0     2,656     9,419     1,366       392       100        23        10 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......          0         0         0         0         0         0    13,423    16,895    20,380    23,436    27,006    30,387    36,583 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............          0         0         0         0         0         0       898       554       122        21         6         0         0 
People in poverty...............          0         0         0         0         0         0     2,710     2,234       628       134        40         0         0 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Three:                                                                                                                                                              
Number..........................          0         0         0         0         0         0         0       948     3,909       429       152        54        10 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......          0         0         0         0         0         0         0    16,954    19,882    22,964    26,595    29,899    36,169 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0       516       405        62        17         8         0 
People in poverty...............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0     2,070     2,020       397       132        67         0 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Four:                                                                                                                                                               
Number..........................          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0       296     1,129       178        53        49 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0    19,578    22,261    25,828    29,206    35,489 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0       226       215        27        16        18 
People in poverty...............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0     1,105     1,306       196       130       167 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Five:                                                                                                                                                               
Number..........................          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0        88       255        50        38 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0    21,845    24,934    28,327    34,554 
Table 21.  Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Related Children:  1999
(Numbers in thousands.  Families and children as of March of the following year.  For meaning of symbols, see text)

                                            One person                    Two people                                                                                
                                                                                       House-                                                                       
                                                                             House-    holder                                                               Nine or 
                                                Under    65 and              holder    65 and     Three      Four      Five       Six     Seven     Eight      more 
                                      Total        65      over     Total  under 65      over    people    people    people    people    people    people    people 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0        68        76        20        15 
People in poverty...............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0       411       532       172       144 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Six:                                                                                                                                                                
Number..........................          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0        25        53        39 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0    23,953    27,412    33,708 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0        17        23        14 
People in poverty...............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0       113       185       137 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Seven:                                                                                                                                                              
Number..........................          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         7        41 
Poverty threshold(dollars)......          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0    27,180    33,499 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty.............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         7        11 
People in poverty...............          0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0        53       101 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Eight or more:                                                                                                                                                      
Number...........................         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0        26 
Poverty threshold(dollars).......         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0    32,208 
                                                                                                                                                                    
Families in poverty..............         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0        15 
People in poverty................         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0         0       158 

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/new21_000.htm