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Dynamics of Economic Well-Being: Poverty, 1993 to 1994 - Table 2

Table 2. Persons Poor Two or More Months, by Selected Characteristics: 1993 and 1994                                                                                     



                                                               1993 Panel                          1993                             1994               

                                                                    Persons ever                     Persons ever                     Persons ever     

                                                                        poor                             poor                             poor         

                                                                   over the panel                  during the year                  during the year    

                                                         Total     Number    Percent      Total     Number    Percent      Total     Number    Percent 

                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                                                                                                      

 All persons                                            246156      74584       30.3     252821      56491       22.3     255550      54800       21.4 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Race and Hispanic origin                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                      

 White                                                  204533      54859       26.8     210292      40354       19.2     212481      38861       18.3 

   Not of Hispanic origin1                              184163      43911       23.8     189477      30903       16.3     190322      29473       15.5 

 Black                                                   31316      15800       50.5      32087      13144       41.0      32515      13059       40.2 

 Hispanic origin                                         23950      12908       53.9      24769      11145       45.0      26165      10940       41.8 

 Not of Hispanic origin                                 222206      61676       27.8     228052      45346       19.9     229385      43859       19.1 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Age                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                      

 Under 18 years                                          68894      28893       41.9      68576      22598       33.0      69590      22529       32.4 

 18 to 64 years                                         151830      41025       27.0     155260      29964       19.3     156665      28317       18.1 

 65 years and over                                       25432       4666       18.3      28984       3929       13.6      29296       3954       13.5 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Sex                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                                      

 Male                                                   119523      33771       28.3     123274      25394       20.6     124762      24165       19.4 

 Female                                                 126632      40813       32.2     129547      31097       24.0     130788      30635       23.4 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Educational Attainment (persons 18 years and over)                                                                                                    

                                                                                                                                                      

 Less than 4 years of high school                        34150      15432       45.2      36815      12852       34.9      37030      12221       33.0 

 High school graduate, no college                        66965      17178       25.7      69595      12410       17.8      69293      11973       17.3 

 1 or more years of college                              76146      13081       17.2      77835       8631       11.1      79638       8077       10.1 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Disability Status (persons 15 to 69 years)                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                      

 With a work disability                                  28669      11768       41.0      31059       9538       30.7      30124       8991       29.8 

 With no work disability                                142812      34626       24.2     144564      24392       16.9     147228      23445       15.9 

 

 Residence                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                                                                                      

 Metropolitan                                           189065      54562       28.9     194905      41130       21.1     196479      39768       20.2 

   Central city                                          70140      26829       38.3      73846      22130       30.0      76901      21976       28.6 

   Non-central city                                     118925      27732       23.3     121059      19000       15.7     119578      17792       14.9 

 Nonmetropolitan                                         57091      20022       35.1      57915      15361       26.5      59071      15031       25.4 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Region                                                                                                                                                

                                                                                                                                                      

 Northeast                                               50388      13697       27.2      50504      10108       20.0      51374       9892       19.3 

 Midwest                                                 64083      17017       26.6      63858      12216       19.1      65462      12069       18.4 

 South                                                   82042      26788       32.7      86498      21119       24.4      86054      20044       23.3 

 West                                                    49643      17083       34.4      51960      13048       25.1      52660      12795       24.3 



                                                                                                                                                      

 Family Status                                                                                                                                         

                                                                                                                                                      

 In families                                            213649      62409       29.2     217357      46124       21.2     220848      45423       20.6 

   In families with related                                                                                                                            

     children under 18 years                            141738      51676       36.5     142335      39293       27.6     144608      39167       27.1 

   In married-couple families                           170810      38872       22.8     172674      25573       14.8     174581      24603       14.1 

     In married-couple families with                                                                                                                   

       related children under 18 years                  110688      31102       28.1     109804      20719       18.9     111143      20232       18.2 

   In families with a female householder,                                                                                                              

    no spouse present                                    36653      21325       58.2      37926      18879       49.8      39714      19240       48.4 

      In families with a female householder,                                                                                                           

        no spouse present, with related                                                                                                                

        children under 18 years                          28072      19100       68.0      29112      17344       59.6      30214      17785       58.9 

 Unrelated individuals                                   32507      12175       37.5      35464      10368       29.2      34702       9377       27.0 

   In non-family households                              30179      10699       35.5      32724       8947       27.3      32181       8041       25.0 

                                                                                                                                                       

 Employment and Labor Force Status                                                                                                                     

    (persons 18 years and over)                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                      

 Employed full-time                                      93506      16226       17.4      94108       9112        9.7      94940       8014        8.4 

 Employed part-time                                      22353       6613       29.6      22746       4631       20.4      22945       4318       18.8 

 Unemployed                                               7658       4597       60.0       8686       4476       51.5       7387       3762       50.9 

 Not in labor force                                      53744      18256       34.0      58705      15675       26.7      60689      16176       26.7 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Marital Status (persons 18 years and over)                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                      

 Married                                                107291      20769       19.4     109084      13632       12.5     110013      12703       11.5 

 Separated, divorced, or widowed                         32139      12067       37.5      34676       9900       28.6      34641       9663       27.9 

 Never married                                           37831      12855       34.0      40485      10360       25.6      41306       9905       24.0 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Family Size                                                                                                                                           

                                                                                                                                                      

 1 person (unrelated individual)                         32507      12175       37.5      35464      10368       29.2      34704       9379       27.0 

 2 persons                                               55879      11660       20.9      58288       8348       14.3      58289       7889       13.5 

 3 persons                                               47119      12378       26.3      47959       8509       17.7      48930       8714       17.8 

 4 persons                                               56224      15580       27.7      56817      11691       20.6      57428      10677       18.6 

 5 persons                                               32080      11186       34.9      32075       8332       26.0      33049       8790       26.6 

 6 or more persons                                       22347      11604       51.9      22218       9243       41.6      23150       9352       40.4 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Access to Health Insurance                                                                                                                            

                                                                                                                                                      

 Covered by health insurance                            213466      53828       25.2     217299      39169       18.0     220992      39026       17.7 

   Private insurance                                    185048      31764       17.2     187248      18111        9.7     189001      17051        9.0 

   Medicare                                              27976       5580       19.9      31340       4523       14.4      32159       4698       14.6 

   Medicaid                                              25529      21796       85.4      26499      20826       78.6      28766      21903       76.1 

 Not covered by health insurance                         32689      20756       63.5      35522      17322       48.8      34558      15774       45.6 

                                                                                                                                                      

 Receipt of Public Assistance                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                                      

 Received public assistance2                             35867      29406       82.0      37780      27946       74.0      39117      28199       72.1 

 Did not receive public assistance                      210289      45178       21.5     215041      28545       13.3     216433      26600       12.3 

 

 

1Persons of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

2Public assistance programs include AFDC or General Assistance, Supplemental Security Income,

 food stamps, Medicaid, and housing assistance.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: September 16, 2010