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Table 15. Distribution of People by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level  
          by Selected Characteristics:  2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)

                                    All Income Levels      Under .50         Under 1.00         Under 1.25         Under 1.50         Under 1.75         Under 1.85         Under 2.00     
                                       Total  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Total............................    275,924    100.0    12,099    100.0    31,054    100.0    43,377    100.0    55,708    100.0    68,574    100.0    73,329    100.0    80,535    100.0 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Age                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Under 18 years...................     71,936     26.1     4,634     38.3    11,553     37.2    15,588     35.9    19,280     34.6    23,221     33.9    24,688     33.7    26,891     33.4 
   Under 6  years................     23,466      8.5     1,775     14.7     4,031     13.0     5,479     12.6     6,725     12.1     8,148     11.9     8,566     11.7     9,354     11.6 
   6 to 17  years................     48,470     17.6     2,859     23.6     7,522     24.2    10,109     23.3    12,555     22.5    15,073     22.0    16,122     22.0    17,537     21.8 
18 to 24 years...................     26,965      9.8     1,759     14.5     3,890     12.5     5,256     12.1     6,676     12.0     8,058     11.8     8,485     11.6     9,297     11.5 
25 to 34 years...................     37,440     13.6     1,793     14.8     3,892     12.5     5,320     12.3     6,862     12.3     8,625     12.6     9,206     12.6    10,219     12.7 
35 to 54 years...................     82,820     30.0     2,376     19.6     6,119     19.7     8,590     19.8    11,037     19.8    13,740     20.0    14,796     20.2    16,379     20.3 
55 to 59 years...................     13,338      4.8       456      3.8     1,175      3.8     1,586      3.7     1,927      3.5     2,331      3.4     2,500      3.4     2,741      3.4 
60 to 64 years...................     10,447      3.8       353      2.9     1,066      3.4     1,451      3.3     1,928      3.5     2,304      3.4     2,458      3.4     2,709      3.4 
65 years and over................     32,978     12.0       727      6.0     3,359     10.8     5,586     12.9     7,998     14.4    10,296     15.0    11,196     15.3    12,299     15.3 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Race and Hispanic Origin                                                                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                                                                           
White............................    225,997     81.9     7,966     65.8    21,242     68.4    30,772     70.9    40,254     72.3    50,114     73.1    53,878     73.5    59,598     74.0 
   Under 18 years................     56,412     20.4     2,722     22.5     7,283     23.5    10,250     23.6    12,930     23.2    15,733     22.9    16,857     23.0    18,558     23.0 
Black............................     35,752     13.0     3,334     27.6     7,862     25.3    10,106     23.3    12,231     22.0    14,590     21.3    15,398     21.0    16,582     20.6 
   Under 18 years................     11,407      4.1     1,581     13.1     3,487     11.2     4,361     10.1     5,149      9.2     6,032      8.8     6,311      8.6     6,708      8.3 
Other............................     14,175      5.1       799      6.6     1,950      6.3     2,499      5.8     3,223      5.8     3,870      5.6     4,054      5.5     4,355      5.4 
   Under 18 years................      4,117      1.5       331      2.7       784      2.5       977      2.3     1,202      2.2     1,456      2.1     1,520      2.1     1,625      2.0 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Of Hispanic Origin...............     33,716     12.2     2,459     20.3     7,153     23.0    10,061     23.2    12,601     22.6    15,133     22.1    15,976     21.8    17,297     21.5 
   Under 18 years................     11,884      4.3     1,168      9.7     3,328     10.7     4,613     10.6     5,610     10.1     6,562      9.6     6,902      9.4     7,393      9.2 
Not Of Hispanic Origin...........    242,208     87.8     9,640     79.7    23,901     77.0    33,316     76.8    43,107     77.4    53,440     77.9    57,354     78.2    63,238     78.5 
   Under 18 years................     60,053     21.8     3,465     28.6     8,225     26.5    10,975     25.3    13,671     24.5    16,659     24.3    17,787     24.3    19,498     24.2 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Sex                                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Male.............................    134,943     48.9     5,226     43.2    13,417     43.2    18,896     43.6    24,432     43.9    30,511     44.5    32,702     44.6    36,093     44.8 
   65 years and over.............     14,179      5.1       268      2.2     1,063      3.4     1,760      4.1     2,596      4.7     3,508      5.1     3,851      5.3     4,265      5.3 
Female...........................    140,981     51.1     6,873     56.8    17,637     56.8    24,481     56.4    31,276     56.1    38,063     55.5    40,627     55.4    44,441     55.2 
   65 years and over.............     18,799      6.8       460      3.8     2,296      7.4     3,826      8.8     5,402      9.7     6,788      9.9     7,345     10.0     8,034     10.0 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
People in Families                                                                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Total............................    229,482     83.2     8,148     67.3    22,015     70.9    31,276     72.1    40,603     72.9    50,791     74.1    54,716     74.6    60,666     75.3 
 Householder.....................     72,388     26.2     2,411     19.9     6,222     20.0     8,886     20.5    11,714     21.0    14,785     21.6    15,973     21.8    17,716     22.0 
   Under 65 years................     60,782     22.0     2,251     18.6     5,595     18.0     7,788     18.0     9,948     17.9    12,305     17.9    13,173     18.0    14,577     18.1 
   65 years and over.............     11,606      4.2       160      1.3       627      2.0     1,098      2.5     1,767      3.2     2,479      3.6     2,800      3.8     3,139      3.9 
 Related Children................                                                                                                                                                          
   Under 18 years................     70,767     25.6     4,259     35.2    11,018     35.5    14,966     34.5    18,560     33.3    22,424     32.7    23,866     32.5    26,034     32.3 
    Under 6 years................     23,243      8.4     1,708     14.1     3,917     12.6     5,350     12.3     6,573     11.8     7,973     11.6     8,388     11.4     9,172     11.4 
    6 to 17 years ...............     47,524     17.2     2,551     21.1     7,101     22.9     9,616     22.2    11,988     21.5    14,451     21.1    15,479     21.1    16,862     20.9 
 Own children 18 years and over..     21,298      7.7       382      3.2     1,311      4.2     2,028      4.7     2,784      5.0     3,502      5.1     3,812      5.2     4,361      5.4 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.
Table 15. Distribution of People by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level  
          by Selected Characteristics:  2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)

                                    All Income Levels      Under .50         Under 1.00         Under 1.25         Under 1.50         Under 1.75         Under 1.85         Under 2.00     
                                       Total  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
In Married-Couple Families.......    180,272     65.3     3,026     25.0    10,138     32.6    15,626     36.0    21,668     38.9    28,778     42.0    31,682     43.2    36,128     44.9 
 Husbands........................     55,611     20.2       869      7.2     2,638      8.5     4,082      9.4     5,808     10.4     7,827     11.4     8,653     11.8     9,865     12.2 
  Under 65 years.................     45,531     16.5       739      6.1     2,179      7.0     3,278      7.6     4,438      8.0     5,817      8.5     6,381      8.7     7,299      9.1 
  65 years and over..............     10,080      3.7       129      1.1       459      1.5       803      1.9     1,370      2.5     2,010      2.9     2,272      3.1     2,566      3.2 
 Wives...........................     55,611     20.2       869      7.2     2,638      8.5     4,082      9.4     5,808     10.4     7,827     11.4     8,653     11.8     9,865     12.2 
  Under 65 years.................     47,954     17.4       770      6.4     2,305      7.4     3,476      8.0     4,758      8.5     6,264      9.1     6,872      9.4     7,843      9.7 
  65 years and over..............      7,657      2.8        99      0.8       334      1.1       606      1.4     1,050      1.9     1,563      2.3     1,781      2.4     2,022      2.5 
Related Children.................                                                                                                                                                          
  Under 18 years.................     51,926     18.8     1,147      9.5     4,219     13.6     6,408     14.8     8,538     15.3    11,100     16.2    12,157     16.6    13,765     17.1 
    Under 6 years................     17,426      6.3       395      3.3     1,490      4.8     2,269      5.2     3,096      5.6     4,077      5.9     4,388      6.0     4,981      6.2 
    6 to 17 years ...............     34,499     12.5       752      6.2     2,728      8.8     4,139      9.5     5,441      9.8     7,023     10.2     7,769     10.6     8,784     10.9 
 Own children 18 years and over..     13,802      5.0       111      0.9       477      1.5       742      1.7     1,065      1.9     1,422      2.1     1,566      2.1     1,878      2.3 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
In Families with Female                                                                                                                                                                    
Householder, No Spouse Present...     37,422     13.6     4,477     37.0    10,425     33.6    13,577     31.3    16,349     29.3    18,775     27.4    19,567     26.7    20,713     25.7 
Householder, ....................     12,525      4.5     1,329     11.0     3,096     10.0     4,111      9.5     5,029      9.0     5,851      8.5     6,126      8.4     6,529      8.1 
  Under 65 years.................     10,798      3.9     1,290     10.7     2,921      9.4     3,805      8.8     4,613      8.3     5,343      7.8     5,557      7.6     5,900      7.3 
  65 years and over..............      1,727      0.6        39      0.3       175      0.6       306      0.7       417      0.7       508      0.7       569      0.8       629      0.8 
Related Children.................                                                                                                                                                          
  Under 18 years.................     15,382      5.6     2,780     23.0     6,116     19.7     7,602     17.5     8,909     16.0     9,977     14.5    10,279     14.0    10,704     13.3 
    Under 6 years................      4,655      1.7     1,198      9.9     2,196      7.1     2,706      6.2     3,052      5.5     3,369      4.9     3,442      4.7     3,564      4.4 
    6 to 17 years................     10,727      3.9     1,581     13.1     3,920     12.6     4,896     11.3     5,857     10.5     6,607      9.6     6,838      9.3     7,140      8.9 
 Own children 18 years and over..      6,177      2.2       239      2.0       753      2.4     1,157      2.7     1,547      2.8     1,860      2.7     2,006      2.7     2,202      2.7 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
In Unrelated Subfamilies.........      1,326      0.5       300      2.5       510      1.6       607      1.4       762      1.4       859      1.3       897      1.2       952      1.2 
 Under 18 years..................        760      0.3       182      1.5       306      1.0       367      0.8       455      0.8       506      0.7       530      0.7       561      0.7 
   Under 6 years.................        224      0.1        67      0.6       113      0.4       130      0.3       153      0.3       175      0.3       179      0.2       182      0.2 
   6 to 17 years ................        536      0.2       115      0.9       193      0.6       238      0.5       302      0.5       331      0.5       351      0.5       379      0.5 
 18 years and over...............        566      0.2       118      1.0       204      0.7       239      0.6       308      0.6       353      0.5       368      0.5       391      0.5 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Unrelated Individuals............     45,117     16.4     3,651     30.2     8,529     27.5    11,494     26.5    14,343     25.7    16,923     24.7    17,716     24.2    18,917     23.5 
 Male ...........................     21,629      7.8     1,640     13.6     3,459     11.1     4,594     10.6     5,694     10.2     6,806      9.9     7,125      9.7     7,634      9.5 
  Under 65 years.................     18,747      6.8     1,520     12.6     2,931      9.4     3,766      8.7     4,644      8.3     5,542      8.1     5,793      7.9     6,202      7.7 
    Living alone  ...............      9,107      3.3       468      3.9     1,155      3.7     1,530      3.5     1,866      3.3     2,280      3.3     2,408      3.3     2,590      3.2 
  65 years and over..............      2,882      1.0       120      1.0       528      1.7       828      1.9     1,050      1.9     1,265      1.8     1,332      1.8     1,432      1.8 
    Living alone  ...............      2,464      0.9        72      0.6       437      1.4       696      1.6       895      1.6     1,063      1.5     1,124      1.5     1,206      1.5 
 Female..........................     23,488      8.5     2,011     16.6     5,071     16.3     6,900     15.9     8,648     15.5    10,117     14.8    10,591     14.4    11,283     14.0 
  Under 65 years.................     15,711      5.7     1,721     14.2     3,378     10.9     4,149      9.6     4,938      8.9     5,707      8.3     5,938      8.1     6,290      7.8 
    Living alone  ...............      8,858      3.2       604      5.0     1,575      5.1     1,953      4.5     2,372      4.3     2,731      4.0     2,856      3.9     3,065      3.8 
  65 years and over..............      7,777      2.8       290      2.4     1,692      5.4     2,751      6.3     3,710      6.7     4,410      6.4     4,653      6.3     4,994      6.2 
    Living alone  ...............      7,449      2.7       254      2.1     1,584      5.1     2,587      6.0     3,522      6.3     4,201      6.1     4,440      6.1     4,770      5.9 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.
Table 15. Distribution of People by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level  
          by Selected Characteristics:  2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)

                                    All Income Levels      Under .50         Under 1.00         Under 1.25         Under 1.50         Under 1.75         Under 1.85         Under 2.00     
                                       Total  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Marital Status                                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Male:                                                                                                                                                                                      
  Under 18 years.................     36,830     13.3     2,288     18.9     5,836     18.8     7,921     18.3     9,813     17.6    11,875     17.3    12,610     17.2    13,733     17.1 
  18 years and over..............     98,113     35.6     2,938     24.3     7,581     24.4    10,975     25.3    14,620     26.2    18,636     27.2    20,092     27.4    22,361     27.8 
    Married, Spouse Present......     56,775     20.6       887      7.3     2,712      8.7     4,211      9.7     5,999     10.8     8,077     11.8     8,923     12.2    10,161     12.6 
    Married, Spouse Absent.......      1,569      0.6       122      1.0       231      0.7       321      0.7       427      0.8       504      0.7       538      0.7       571      0.7 
    Divorced.....................      8,598      3.1       421      3.5       898      2.9     1,313      3.0     1,703      3.1     2,041      3.0     2,157      2.9     2,397      3.0 
    Separated....................      1,596      0.6        60      0.5       228      0.7       324      0.7       363      0.7       462      0.7       498      0.7       523      0.6 
    Widowed......................      2,637      1.0       107      0.9       388      1.2       610      1.4       758      1.4       932      1.4       988      1.3     1,064      1.3 
    Never Married................     26,937      9.8     1,342     11.1     3,125     10.1     4,196      9.7     5,370      9.6     6,621      9.7     6,988      9.5     7,645      9.5 
Female:                                                                                                                                                                                    
  Under 18 years.................     35,107     12.7     2,346     19.4     5,717     18.4     7,667     17.7     9,468     17.0    11,346     16.5    12,078     16.5    13,158     16.3 
  18 years and over..............    105,875     38.4     4,527     37.4    11,920     38.4    16,814     38.8    21,808     39.1    26,717     39.0    28,549     38.9    31,284     38.8 
    Married, Spouse Present......     56,755     20.6       881      7.3     2,705      8.7     4,202      9.7     5,991     10.8     8,068     11.8     8,914     12.2    10,148     12.6 
    Married, Spouse Absent.......      1,277      0.5       150      1.2       319      1.0       435      1.0       498      0.9       582      0.8       606      0.8       651      0.8 
    Divorced.....................     11,730      4.3       752      6.2     1,959      6.3     2,654      6.1     3,387      6.1     4,005      5.8     4,296      5.9     4,625      5.7 
    Separated....................      2,549      0.9       291      2.4       752      2.4       957      2.2     1,159      2.1     1,341      2.0     1,383      1.9     1,457      1.8 
    Widowed......................     11,182      4.1       476      3.9     2,018      6.5     3,214      7.4     4,334      7.8     5,166      7.5     5,462      7.4     5,936      7.4 
    Never Married................     22,382      8.1     1,977     16.3     4,167     13.4     5,352     12.3     6,438     11.6     7,554     11.0     7,887     10.8     8,468     10.5 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Work Experience                                                                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Male:                                                                                                                                                                                      
  Under 16 years.................     32,712     11.9     2,085     17.2     5,272     17.0     7,164     16.5     8,877     15.9    10,754     15.7    11,411     15.6    12,417     15.4 
16 to 64 years...................     88,052     31.9     2,873     23.7     7,082     22.8     9,972     23.0    12,959     23.3    16,249     23.7    17,440     23.8    19,411     24.1 
  Worked during Year.............     75,543     27.4     1,081      8.9     3,574     11.5     5,618     13.0     7,822     14.0    10,491     15.3    11,448     15.6    13,018     16.2 
    Full-time, year-round .......     57,409     20.8       266      2.2     1,294      4.2     2,382      5.5     3,742      6.7     5,481      8.0     6,134      8.4     7,180      8.9 
    Not full-time, year-round....     18,133      6.6       816      6.7     2,280      7.3     3,236      7.5     4,080      7.3     5,010      7.3     5,314      7.2     5,838      7.2 
  Did Not Work...................     12,510      4.5     1,792     14.8     3,508     11.3     4,354     10.0     5,137      9.2     5,758      8.4     5,992      8.2     6,393      7.9 
65 years and over................     14,179      5.1       268      2.2     1,063      3.4     1,760      4.1     2,596      4.7     3,508      5.1     3,851      5.3     4,265      5.3 
  Worked during Year.............      3,261      1.2        20      0.2        86      0.3       132      0.3       180      0.3       274      0.4       300      0.4       347      0.4 
    Full-time, year-round........      1,347      0.5         5      0.0        18      0.1        33      0.1        44      0.1        62      0.1        72      0.1        81      0.1 
    Not full-time, year-round....      1,915      0.7        15      0.1        68      0.2        99      0.2       136      0.2       212      0.3       228      0.3       266      0.3 
  Did Not Work...................     10,917      4.0       248      2.0       977      3.1     1,628      3.8     2,416      4.3     3,234      4.7     3,551      4.8     3,918      4.9 
  Female:                                                                                                                                                                                  
  Under 16 years.................     31,232     11.3     2,106     17.4     5,191     16.7     6,973     16.1     8,631     15.5    10,332     15.1    10,969     15.0    11,938     14.8 
16 to 64 years...................     90,950     33.0     4,307     35.6    10,151     32.7    13,683     31.5    17,243     31.0    20,943     30.5    22,313     30.4    24,470     30.4 
  Worked during Year.............     68,237     24.7     1,576     13.0     4,601     14.8     6,724     15.5     9,009     16.2    11,530     16.8    12,462     17.0    14,004     17.4 
    Full-time, year-round........     40,937     14.8       223      1.8     1,111      3.6     2,008      4.6     3,151      5.7     4,556      6.6     5,038      6.9     5,891      7.3 
    Not full-time, year-rod......     27,300      9.9     1,353     11.2     3,490     11.2     4,716     10.9     5,858     10.5     6,974     10.2     7,424     10.1     8,113     10.1 
  Did Not Work...................     22,714      8.2     2,732     22.6     5,550     17.9     6,959     16.0     8,234     14.8     9,414     13.7     9,851     13.4    10,467     13.0 
65 years and over................     18,799      6.8       460      3.8     2,296      7.4     3,826      8.8     5,402      9.7     6,788      9.9     7,345     10.0     8,034     10.0 
  Worked during Year.............      2,320      0.8        23      0.2        78      0.3       140      0.3       206      0.4       317      0.5       358      0.5       430      0.5 
    Full-time, year-round........        656      0.2         8      0.1         9      0.0        22      0.1        26      0.0        33      0.0        41      0.1        56      0.1 
    Not full-time, year-round....      1,664      0.6        15      0.1        69      0.2       117      0.3       180      0.3       284      0.4       317      0.4       374      0.5 
  Did Not Work...................     16,479      6.0       437      3.6     2,217      7.1     3,686      8.5     5,196      9.3     6,471      9.4     6,987      9.5     7,603      9.4 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.
Table 15. Distribution of People by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level  
          by Selected Characteristics:  2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)

                                    All Income Levels      Under .50         Under 1.00         Under 1.25         Under 1.50         Under 1.75         Under 1.85         Under 2.00     
                                       Total  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Education and Age                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Under 16 years....................    63,943     23.2     4,191     34.6    10,463     33.7    14,137     32.6    17,508     31.4    21,086     30.7    22,379     30.5    24,354     30.2 
16 to 24 years....................    34,958     12.7     2,202     18.2     4,981     16.0     6,707     15.5     8,448     15.2    10,193     14.9    10,794     14.7    11,833     14.7 
  Enrolled........................    19,179      7.0       947      7.8     2,379      7.7     3,186      7.3     4,017      7.2     4,811      7.0     5,131      7.0     5,659      7.0 
  Not Enrolled....................    15,779      5.7     1,255     10.4     2,602      8.4     3,521      8.1     4,431      8.0     5,383      7.8     5,663      7.7     6,174      7.7 
   Did not finish high school.....     3,947      1.4       587      4.9     1,106      3.6     1,441      3.3     1,765      3.2     2,090      3.0     2,203      3.0     2,377      3.0 
25 years and over.................   177,022     64.2     5,706     47.2    15,611     50.3    22,534     51.9    29,751     53.4    37,295     54.4    40,156     54.8    44,348     55.1 
  Did not complete high school....    27,768     10.1     1,907     15.8     6,151     19.8     8,725     20.1    11,067     19.9    13,320     19.4    14,140     19.3    15,162     18.8 
  Completed high school...........   149,255     54.1     3,799     31.4     9,460     30.5    13,809     31.8    18,685     33.5    23,975     35.0    26,015     35.5    29,186     36.2 
   No college.....................    57,749     20.9     1,897     15.7     5,310     17.1     7,705     17.8    10,403     18.7    13,256     19.3    14,324     19.5    16,027     19.9 
   Some college, not a graduate...    45,379     16.4     1,119      9.3     2,697      8.7     4,077      9.4     5,585     10.0     7,382     10.8     8,063     11.0     9,030     11.2 
   Completed college..............    46,127     16.7       783      6.5     1,453      4.7     2,026      4.7     2,697      4.8     3,338      4.9     3,628      4.9     4,129      5.1 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Recipiency and Participation                                                                                                                                                               
Status of Household                                                                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                                                           
In households with                                                                                                                                                                         
related children under                                                                                                                                                                     
18 years..........................    47,914     17.4     5,992     49.5    15,729     50.6    21,204     48.9    25,797     46.3    30,121     43.9    31,581     43.1    33,613     41.7 
  Household received cash                                                                                                                                                                  
  public assistance..............     10,853      3.9     2,552     21.1     5,494     17.7     6,579     15.2     7,422     13.3     8,036     11.7     8,209     11.2     8,532     10.6 
  Household received                                                                                                                                                                       
  food stamps....................     13,033      4.7     3,663     30.3     8,416     27.1    10,062     23.2    11,086     19.9    11,718     17.1    11,902     16.2    12,198     15.1 
  Household received public                                                                                                                                                                
  or subsidized housing..........      6,883      2.5     2,051     16.9     4,186     13.5     4,864     11.2     5,448      9.8     5,803      8.5     5,991      8.2     6,228      7.7 
  Household received free                                                                                                                                                                  
  or reduced price                                                                                                                                                                         
  school lunches.................     30,184     10.9     4,215     34.8    11,768     37.9    15,584     35.9    18,791     33.7    21,847     31.9    22,859     31.2    24,259     30.1 
  One or more members                                                                                                                                                                      
  covered by Medicaid............     32,117     11.6     4,769     39.4    11,864     38.2    15,472     35.7    18,265     32.8    20,736     30.2    21,479     29.3    22,508     27.9 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
In households with                                                                                                                                                                         
no related children                                                                                                                                                                        
under 18 years...................     16,651      6.0     1,609     13.3     4,755     15.3     6,351     14.6     7,704     13.8     8,889     13.0     9,242     12.6     9,700     12.0 
  Household received cash                                                                                                                                                                  
  public assistance..............      7,017      2.5       541      4.5     2,320      7.5     2,931      6.8     3,456      6.2     3,913      5.7     4,089      5.6     4,303      5.3 
  Household received                                                                                                                                                                       
  food stamps....................      3,995      1.4       682      5.6     2,085      6.7     2,547      5.9     2,875      5.2     3,084      4.5     3,187      4.3     3,274      4.1 
  Household received public                                                                                                                                                                
  or subsidized housing..........      3,799      1.4       366      3.0     1,563      5.0     2,128      4.9     2,517      4.5     2,811      4.1     2,895      3.9     3,011      3.7 
  One or more members                                                                                                                                                                      
  covered by Medicaid............     13,043      4.7     1,215     10.0     3,702     11.9     4,851     11.2     5,872     10.5     6,728      9.8     7,003      9.5     7,365      9.1 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.
Table 15. Distribution of People by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level  
          by Selected Characteristics:  2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)

                                    All Income Levels      Under .50         Under 1.00         Under 1.25         Under 1.50         Under 1.75         Under 1.85         Under 2.00     
                                       Total  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent    Number  Percent 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Size of Household                                                                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                                                                           
1 person.........................     27,878     10.1     1,399     11.6     4,751     15.3     6,766     15.6     8,655     15.5    10,274     15.0    10,828     14.8    11,631     14.4 
2 people.........................     71,732     26.0     2,495     20.6     5,639     18.2     8,020     18.5    10,876     19.5    13,837     20.2    15,022     20.5    16,683     20.7 
3 people.........................     53,140     19.3     2,376     19.6     5,239     16.9     7,135     16.4     9,063     16.3    10,960     16.0    11,605     15.8    12,596     15.6 
4 people.........................     62,857     22.8     2,158     17.8     5,722     18.4     8,112     18.7    10,502     18.9    13,127     19.1    14,069     19.2    15,431     19.2 
5 people.........................     34,090     12.4     1,616     13.4     4,384     14.1     5,934     13.7     7,675     13.8     9,552     13.9    10,182     13.9    11,375     14.1 
6 people.........................     14,626      5.3       969      8.0     2,447      7.9     3,447      7.9     4,233      7.6     5,238      7.6     5,703      7.8     6,329      7.9 
7 people.........................      6,010      2.2       621      5.1     1,281      4.1     1,754      4.0     2,195      3.9     2,613      3.8     2,756      3.8     3,031      3.8 
8 people.........................      2,710      1.0       211      1.7       677      2.2       891      2.1       940      1.7     1,200      1.7     1,307      1.8     1,482      1.8 
9 or more people.................      2,880      1.0       253      2.1       915      2.9     1,318      3.0     1,568      2.8     1,774      2.6     1,858      2.5     1,977      2.5 
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Residence and Region                                                                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                                                           
Metropolitan.....................    224,349     81.3     9,584     79.2    24,136     77.7    33,572     77.4    42,949     77.1    52,746     76.9    56,281     76.8    61,951     76.9 
  Central City...................     80,144     29.0     5,218     43.1    12,906     41.6    17,144     39.5    21,349     38.3    25,574     37.3    26,940     36.7    29,224     36.3 
  Not central city...............    144,205     52.3     4,366     36.1    11,230     36.2    16,428     37.9    21,600     38.8    27,172     39.6    29,341     40.0    32,727     40.6 
Not metropolitan.................     51,575     18.7     2,515     20.8     6,919     22.3     9,806     22.6    12,759     22.9    15,828     23.1    17,048     23.2    18,584     23.1 
Northeast........................     52,228     18.9     2,188     18.1     5,363     17.3     7,509     17.3     9,471     17.0    11,517     16.8    12,292     16.8    13,402     16.6 
Metropolitan.....................     46,714     16.9     1,973     16.3     4,765     15.3     6,626     15.3     8,325     14.9    10,126     14.8    10,790     14.7    11,732     14.6 
  Central City...................     15,462      5.6     1,232     10.2     2,894      9.3     3,798      8.8     4,531      8.1     5,453      8.0     5,741      7.8     6,157      7.6 
  Not central city...............     31,252     11.3       741      6.1     1,871      6.0     2,828      6.5     3,793      6.8     4,672      6.8     5,049      6.9     5,575      6.9 
Not metropolitan.................      5,514      2.0       215      1.8       598      1.9       883      2.0     1,146      2.1     1,392      2.0     1,503      2.0     1,670      2.1 
Midwest..........................     63,586     23.0     2,472     20.4     6,037     19.4     8,230     19.0    10,803     19.4    13,527     19.7    14,598     19.9    16,107     20.0 
Metropolitan.....................     47,812     17.3     1,919     15.9     4,468     14.4     6,043     13.9     7,727     13.9     9,511     13.9    10,184     13.9    11,272     14.0 
  Central City...................     16,615      6.0     1,115      9.2     2,702      8.7     3,462      8.0     4,379      7.9     5,174      7.5     5,455      7.4     5,880      7.3 
  Not central city...............     31,197     11.3       805      6.6     1,765      5.7     2,581      5.9     3,348      6.0     4,337      6.3     4,729      6.4     5,392      6.7 
Not metropolitan.................     15,774      5.7       553      4.6     1,569      5.1     2,187      5.0     3,076      5.5     4,016      5.9     4,414      6.0     4,835      6.0 
South............................     96,759     35.1     4,544     37.6    12,105     39.0    16,842     38.8    21,396     38.4    26,359     38.4    28,250     38.5    31,108     38.6 
Metropolitan.....................     74,276     26.9     3,281     27.1     8,597     27.7    11,859     27.3    15,006     26.9    18,564     27.1    19,900     27.1    22,047     27.4 
  Central City...................     25,389      9.2     1,662     13.7     4,134     13.3     5,543     12.8     6,727     12.1     8,147     11.9     8,581     11.7     9,385     11.7 
  Not central city...............     48,887     17.7     1,619     13.4     4,464     14.4     6,316     14.6     8,279     14.9    10,417     15.2    11,318     15.4    12,662     15.7 
Not metropolitan.................     22,482      8.1     1,263     10.4     3,508     11.3     4,983     11.5     6,390     11.5     7,795     11.4     8,351     11.4     9,061     11.3 
West.............................     63,351     23.0     2,895     23.9     7,550     24.3    10,796     24.9    14,038     25.2    17,171     25.0    18,188     24.8    19,918     24.7 
Metropolitan.....................     55,547     20.1     2,411     19.9     6,306     20.3     9,043     20.8    11,891     21.3    14,545     21.2    15,407     21.0    16,900     21.0 
  Central City...................     22,677      8.2     1,210     10.0     3,175     10.2     4,340     10.0     5,712     10.3     6,800      9.9     7,163      9.8     7,801      9.7 
  Not central city...............     32,869     11.9     1,201      9.9     3,130     10.1     4,703     10.8     6,180     11.1     7,745     11.3     8,244     11.2     9,098     11.3 
Not metropolitan.................      7,804      2.8       484      4.0     1,244      4.0     1,753      4.0     2,147      3.9     2,626      3.8     2,781      3.8     3,019      3.7 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Contact: (hhes-info@census.gov) Housing and Household Economics Statistics Information Staff
Last revised: December 10, 2001
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