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Income and Poverty Statistics: 1994 - Tables & Charts

Table F. Persons and Families Below Poverty Level by Selected Characteristics:  1993 and 1994

(Numbers in thousands)
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                                           |           Below poverty             |
                                           |__________________ __________________|      1994-93
                                           |      1994        |      1993        |     difference
              Characteristic               |__________________|__________________| ________________
                                           |                  |                  | Number   Poverty
                                           | Number    Percent| Number    Percent| of poor     rate
___________________________________________|__________________|__________________| ________________

PERSONS

    Total..................................   38,059     14.5    39,265     15.1  *-1206     *-0.6

White......................................   25,379     11.7    26,226     12.2    -847     *-0.5
  Not of Hispanic origin...................   18,110      9.4    18,883      9.9    -773      -0.5
Black......................................   10,196     30.6    10,877     33.1  * -681     *-2.5
Other races................................    2,484     21.0     2,162     18.8     322       2.2
  Asian and Pacific Islander...............      974     14.6     1,134     15.3    -160      -0.6
Hispanic origin1...........................    8,416     30.7     8,126     30.6  *  290       0.1

Family Status

In families................................   28,985     13.1    29,927     13.6  * -942     *-0.5
  Householder..............................    8,053     11.6     8,393     12.3  * -340     *-0.6
  Related children under 18................   14,610     21.2    14,961     22.0    -351      -0.8
    Related children under 6...............    5,878     24.5     6,097     25.6    -219      -1.0
In unrelated subfamilies...................      786     47.7       950     54.3  * -164      -6.6
  Children under 18........................      459     50.4       554     57.2     -95      -6.7
Unrelated individual.......................    8,287     21.5     8,388     22.1    -101      -0.5
  Male.....................................    3,276     17.8     3,281     18.1      -5      -0.3
  Female...................................    5,012     24.9     5,107     25.7     -95      -0.8

Age

Under 18 years.............................   15,289     21.8    15,727     22.7    -438     *-0.9
18 to 24 years.............................    4,538     18.0     4,854     19.1  * -316     *-1.0
25 to 44 years.............................    9,930     11.9    10,220     12.2    -290     *-0.4
45 to 54 years.............................    2,381      7.8     2,522      8.5    -141     *-0.8
55 to 59 years.............................    1,129     10.4     1,057      9.9      72       0.6
60 to 64 years.............................    1,129     11.4     1,129     11.3       0       0.1
65 years and over..........................    3,663     11.7     3,755     12.2     -92      -0.5

Region

Northeast..................................    6,597     12.9     6,839     13.3    -242      -0.4
Midwest....................................    7,965     13.0     8,172     13.4    -207      -0.4
South......................................   14,729     16.1    15,375     17.1  * -646     *-1.1
West.......................................    8,768     15.3     8,879     15.6    -111      -0.3


FAMILIES

    Total..................................    8,053     11.6     8,393     12.3  * -340     *-0.6

White......................................    5,312      9.1     5,452      9.4    -140      -0.3
  Not of Hispanic origin...................    3,833      7.2     3,988      7.6    -155      -0.4
Black......................................    2,212     27.3     2,499     31.3  * -287     *-3.9
Other races................................      529     19.1       442     16.8      87       2.3
  Asian and Pacific Islander...............      208     13.1       235     13.5     -27      -0.4
Hispanic origin1...........................    1,724     27.8     1,625     27.3      99       0.5

Type of Family

Married-couple.............................    3,272      6.1     3,481      6.5  * -209     *-0.5
  White....................................    2,629      5.5     2,757      5.8    -128      -0.3
  Black....................................      336      8.7       458     12.3  * -122     *-3.6
  Hispanic origin1.........................      827     19.5       770     19.1      57       0.5
Female householder, no husband present.....    4,232     34.6     4,424     35.6    -192      -1.0
  White....................................    2,329     29.0     2,376     29.2     -47      -0.2
  Black....................................    1,715     46.2     1,908     49.9  * -193      -3.7
  Hispanic origin1.........................      773     52.1       772     51.6       1       0.5
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*Statistically significant change at the 90-percent confidence level.
1. Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: June 17, 2010