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POV37: Families in Poverty by Size of Family and Number of Related Children: 2002


[Numbers in thousands]

                                          ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                                                               Number of related children under 18 years /28
                                          Families   _________________________________________________________________________________________________
                                          in                                                                                                 Eight
                                          poverty    None       One        Two        Three      Four       Five       Six        Seven      or more
                                          ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Below poverty level

One person..............................      9,618      9,618          -          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  Under 65..............................      7,413      7,413          -          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  65 and over...........................      2,206      2,206          -          -          -          -          -          -          -          -

Two people..............................      2,699      1,586      1,113          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  Householder under 65..................      2,126      1,041      1,085          -          -          -          -          -          -          -
  Householder 65 and over...............        573        545         28          -          -          -          -          -          -          -

Three people............................      1,535        197        486        852          -          -          -          -          -          -
Four people.............................      1,483         36        155        690        601          -          -          -          -          -
Five people.............................        839         10         36        106        458        228          -          -          -          -
Six people..............................        400          1         15         27         69        220         69          -          -          -
Seven people............................        147          -          -          4         18         35         72         17          -          -
Eight people............................         76          -          -          -          3         11         31         24          6          -
Nine or more people.....................         50          -          -          -          3          6         10          9          8         14
 
 
 
 
 
 
Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2003 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.

Poverty Footnotes

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/032003/pov/new37_000.htm