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Table 21.  Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Related Children:  2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction. Families and children as of March of the following year.)

                                               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..........................       45,117      34,458      10,658      31,958      22,377       9,580      16,079      14,638       6,259       2,193         718         298         246 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....        8,794       8,959       8,259      11,239      11,590      10,419      13,738      17,603      20,819      23,528      26,753      29,701      35,060 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............        8,529       6,309       2,220       2,202       1,740         462       1,428       1,250         708         342         135          75          81 
People in poverty...............        8,529       6,309       2,220       4,465       3,521         944       4,373       5,055       3,645       2,068         971         613         824 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
NUMBER OF RELATED CHILDREN                                                                                                                                                                    
UNDER 18                                                                                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                                                                              
None:                                                                                                                                                                                         
Number..........................       45,117      34,458      10,658      27,988      18,473       9,515       5,154       1,592         260          57           6           2           2 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....        8,794       8,959       8,259      11,150      11,531      10,409      13,470      17,761      21,419      24,636      28,347      31,704      38,138 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............        8,529       6,309       2,220       1,268         829         438         175          40           9           -           -           -           - 
People in poverty...............        8,529       6,309       2,220       2,590       1,697         893         559         177          46           -           -           -           - 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
One:                                                                                                                                                                                          
Number..........................            -           -           -       3,969       3,904          65       8,298       2,575         720         140          31          18           1 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....            -           -           -      11,868      11,869      11,824      13,861      18,052      21,731      24,734      28,524      31,984      38,322 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............            -           -           -         934         910          24         412         118          39           7           1           -           - 
People in poverty...............            -           -           -       1,875       1,824          51       1,263         495         199          42           8           -           - 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Two:                                                                                                                                                                                          
Number..........................            -           -           -           -           -           -       2,627       9,529       1,355         362          87          18           4 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....            -           -           -           -           -           -      13,874      17,463      21,065      24,224      27,914      31,408      37,813 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............            -           -           -           -           -           -         841         556          90          19           6           -           - 
People in poverty...............            -           -           -           -           -           -       2,551       2,237         471         119          46           -           - 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Three:                                                                                                                                                                                        
Number..........................            -           -           -           -           -           -           -         942       3,637         536         183          40          10 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....            -           -           -           -           -           -           -      17,524      20,550      23,736      27,489      30,904      37,385 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -         536         387          60          18           4           - 
People in poverty...............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -       2,146       1,984         364         136          29           - 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Four:                                                                                                                                                                                         
Number..........................            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -         287       1,033         138          70          35 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -      20,236      23,009      26,696      30,188      36,682 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -         183         205          38           9           7 
People in poverty...............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -         946       1,253         284          75          66 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Five:                                                                                                                                                                                         
Number..........................            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          64         253          52          34 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -      22,579      25,772      29,279      35,716 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          51          50          22           7 
People in poverty...............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -         290         348         186          63 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Six:                                                                                                                                                                                          
Number..........................            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          22          93          58 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -      24,758      28,334      34,841 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          21          35          10 
People in poverty...............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -         150         279          91 
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.
Table 21.  Poverty Thresholds by Size of Family and Number of Related Children:  2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction. Families and children as of March of the following year.)

                                               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 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Seven:                                                                                                                                                                                        
Number..........................            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           5          52 
Poverty threshold (dollars).....            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -      28,093      34,625 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty.............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           5          33 
People in poverty...............            -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          43         324 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Eight or more:                                                                                                                                                                                
Number...........................           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          49 
Poverty threshold (dollars)......           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -      33,291 
                                                                                                                                                                                              
Families in poverty..............           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -          25 
People in poverty................           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -           -         280 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.
Table 22. Age, Gender, Household Relationship, Race and Hispanic Origin - Poverty Status of 
          People by Selected Characteristics in 2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)

                                   All races                      White                        Black            
                                          Below                        Below                        Below       
                                      poverty level                poverty level                poverty level   
                             Total    Number  Percent     Total    Number  Percent     Total    Number  Percent 
ALL INCOME LEVELS                                                                                               
                                                                                                                
Both Sexes                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                
   Total................   275,924    31,054     11.3   225,997    21,242      9.4    35,752     7,862     22.0 
Under 18 years..........    71,936    11,553     16.1    56,412     7,283     12.9    11,407     3,487     30.6 
18 to 24 years..........    26,965     3,890     14.4    21,532     2,709     12.6     3,995       941     23.6 
25 to 34 years..........    37,440     3,892     10.4    29,867     2,738      9.2     5,146       882     17.1 
35 to 44 years..........    44,780     3,678      8.2    36,691     2,569      7.0     5,739       896     15.6 
45 to 54 years..........    38,040     2,441      6.4    31,964     1,661      5.2     4,277       582     13.6 
55 to 59 years..........    13,338     1,175      8.8    11,450       854      7.5     1,339       253     18.9 
60 to 64 years..........    10,447     1,066     10.2     8,960       828      9.2     1,060       197     18.6 
65 years and over.......    32,978     3,359     10.2    29,122     2,601      8.9     2,789       623     22.4 
   65 to 74 years.......    17,878     1,592      8.9    15,604     1,190      7.6     1,630       317     19.4 
   75 years and over....    15,100     1,767     11.7    13,518     1,412     10.4     1,159       306     26.4 
                                                                                                                
Male                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                
   Total................   134,943    13,417      9.9   111,297     9,241      8.3    16,680     3,267     19.6 
Under 18 years..........    36,830     5,836     15.8    28,950     3,674     12.7     5,770     1,758     30.5 
18 to 24 years..........    13,476     1,568     11.6    10,906     1,111     10.2     1,868       346     18.5 
25 to 34 years..........    18,451     1,421      7.7    14,937     1,032      6.9     2,317       273     11.8 
35 to 44 years..........    22,177     1,520      6.9    18,392     1,103      6.0     2,649       330     12.5 
45 to 54 years..........    18,578     1,122      6.0    15,795       800      5.1     1,935       234     12.1 
55 to 59 years..........     6,406       477      7.4     5,557       357      6.4       590        90     15.3 
60 to 64 years..........     4,847       411      8.5     4,198       348      8.3       442        45     10.1 
65 years and over.......    14,179     1,063      7.5    12,562       816      6.5     1,110       190     17.1 
   65 to 74 years.......     8,187       575      7.0     7,235       459      6.3       652        87     13.3 
   75 years and over....     5,992       488      8.2     5,326       357      6.7       458       103     22.4 
                                                                                                                
Female                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                
   Total................   140,981    17,637     12.5   114,700    12,001     10.5    19,072     4,595     24.1 
Under 18 years..........    35,107     5,717     16.3    27,462     3,608     13.1     5,637     1,728     30.7 
18 to 24 years..........    13,489     2,323     17.2    10,626     1,597     15.0     2,127       595     28.0 
25 to 34 years..........    18,989     2,472     13.0    14,930     1,706     11.4     2,829       609     21.5 
35 to 44 years..........    22,603     2,158      9.5    18,299     1,466      8.0     3,090       566     18.3 
45 to 54 years..........    19,462     1,319      6.8    16,169       862      5.3     2,342       348     14.9 
55 to 59 years..........     6,932       698     10.1     5,893       497      8.4       749       163     21.7 
60 to 64 years..........     5,600       655     11.7     4,761       479     10.1       618       153     24.7 
65 years and over.......    18,799     2,296     12.2    16,560     1,785     10.8     1,680       434     25.8 
   65 to 74 years.......     9,691     1,017     10.5     8,369       731      8.7       978       230     23.5 
   75 years and over....     9,108     1,279     14.0     8,191     1,055     12.9       701       204     29.1 
                                                                                                                
Nativity                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                
Native..................   246,041    26,351     10.7   205,976    17,715      8.6    33,129     7,514     22.7 
Foreign Born............    29,883     4,704     15.7    20,021     3,527     17.6     2,623       348     13.3 
   Naturalized citizen..    11,378     1,106      9.7     6,849       737     10.8     1,025        59      5.7 
   Not a citizen........    18,505     3,597     19.4    13,172     2,790     21.2     1,598       289     18.1 
                                                                                                                
Related Children                                                                                                
Under 18 Years..........    70,767    11,018     15.6    55,463     6,838     12.3    11,242     3,417     30.4 
   Under 6 years........    23,243     3,917     16.9    18,277     2,499     13.7     3,574     1,174     32.9 
   6 to 17 years........    47,524     7,101     14.9    37,186     4,339     11.7     7,668     2,243     29.2 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hispanics may be of any race.
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.
Table 22. Age, Gender, Household Relationship, Race and Hispanic Origin - Poverty Status of 
          People by Selected Characteristics in 2000
(Numbers in thousands. Based on a November 2001 weighting correction.)

                                Hispanic Origin            White Non-Hispanic      
                                          Below                        Below       
                                      poverty level                poverty level   
                             Total    Number  Percent     Total    Number  Percent 
ALL INCOME LEVELS                                                                  
                                                                                   
Both Sexes                                                                         
                                                                                   
   Total................    33,716     7,153     21.2   193,917    14,532      7.5 
Under 18 years..........    11,884     3,328     28.0    45,155     4,185      9.3 
18 to 24 years..........     4,178       896     21.5    17,534     1,862     10.6 
25 to 34 years..........     5,641     1,080     19.1    24,501     1,715      7.0 
35 to 44 years..........     5,037       782     15.5    31,925     1,838      5.8 
45 to 54 years..........     3,212       395     12.3    28,887     1,284      4.4 
55 to 59 years..........     1,052       134     12.8    10,440       730      7.0 
60 to 64 years..........       831       184     22.1     8,168       654      8.0 
65 years and over.......     1,882       353     18.8    27,308     2,264      8.3 
   65 to 74 years.......     1,153       218     18.9    14,498       982      6.8 
   75 years and over....       729       135     18.5    12,810     1,282     10.0 
                                                                                   
Male                                                                               
                                                                                   
   Total................    16,861     3,287     19.5    95,206     6,148      6.5 
Under 18 years..........     6,107     1,690     27.7    23,146     2,106      9.1 
18 to 24 years..........     2,115       378     17.9     8,883       754      8.5 
25 to 34 years..........     2,861       458     16.0    12,191       591      4.8 
35 to 44 years..........     2,557       328     12.8    15,977       795      5.0 
45 to 54 years..........     1,545       175     11.3    14,307       632      4.4 
55 to 59 years..........       501        45      9.0     5,077       314      6.2 
60 to 64 years..........       398        78     19.5     3,818       275      7.2 
65 years and over.......       777       137     17.6    11,807       681      5.8 
   65 to 74 years.......       500       100     20.1     6,752       361      5.3 
   75 years and over....       278        36     13.1     5,054       320      6.3 
                                                                                   
Female                                                                             
                                                                                   
   Total................    16,855     3,866     22.9    98,711     8,384      8.5 
Under 18 years..........     5,776     1,639     28.4    22,010     2,079      9.4 
18 to 24 years..........     2,063       519     25.1     8,650     1,108     12.8 
25 to 34 years..........     2,780       622     22.4    12,310     1,124      9.1 
35 to 44 years..........     2,481       454     18.3    15,948     1,044      6.5 
45 to 54 years..........     1,667       220     13.2    14,580       652      4.5 
55 to 59 years..........       551        90     16.3     5,363       416      7.8 
60 to 64 years..........       433       106     24.5     4,350       378      8.7 
65 years and over.......     1,104       216     19.6    15,501     1,582     10.2 
   65 to 74 years.......       653       118     18.0     7,746       621      8.0 
   75 years and over....       451        98     21.8     7,756       961     12.4 
                                                                                   
Nativity                                                                           
                                                                                   
Native..................    20,386     4,324     21.2   186,616    13,720      7.4 
Foreign Born............    13,330     2,829     21.2     7,301       812     11.1 
   Naturalized citizen..     3,478       460     13.2     3,544       296      8.4 
   Not a citizen........     9,853     2,369     24.0     3,758       516     13.7 
                                                                                   
Related Children                                                                   
Under 18 Years..........    11,627     3,173     27.3    44,447     3,886      8.7 
   Under 6 years........     4,380     1,242     28.3    14,096     1,319      9.4 
   6 to 17 years........     7,247     1,931     26.6    30,351     2,566      8.5 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Hispanics may be of any race.
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, March 2001.

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