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Dynamics of Economic Well-Being: Poverty, 1993 to 1994 - Table 3

Table 3. Persons Poor Each Month of 1993 and 1994, by Selected Characteristics



                                                                Persons poor       

                                                              entire 24 months     

															  

                                                 Total       Number      Percent

                                                                                          

                                                                                          

 All persons                                    248819        13105          5.3 

                                                                                          

 Race and Hispanic Origin                                                                  

                                                                                          

 White                                          206696         7793          3.8 

   Not of Hispanic origin                       186100         4995          2.7 

 Black                                           31703         4461         14.1 

 Hispanic origin                                 24224         3262         13.5 

 Not of Hispanic origin                         224595         9843          4.4 

                                                                                          

 Age                                                                                       

                                                                                          

 Under 18 years                                  68767         6489          9.4 

 18 to 64 years                                 153064         5156          3.4 

 65 years and over                               26988         1459          5.4 

                                                                                          

 Sex                                                                                       

                                                                                          

 Male                                           120922         5068          4.2 

 Female                                         127898         8037          6.3 

                                                                                          

 Educational Attainment (persons 18 years and over)                                        

                                                                                          

 Less than 4 years of high school                35570         3736         10.5 

 High school graduate, no college                67780         2120          3.1 

 1 or more years of college                      76703          759          1.0 

                                                                                          

 Disability Status (persons 15 to 69 years)                                                

                                                                                          

 With a work disability                          29214         2519          8.6 

 With no work disability                        143950         3444          2.4 

 

 Residence                                                                                 

                                                                                          

 Metropolitan                                   191056         9760          5.1 

   Central city                                  70998         6311          8.9 

   Non-central city                             120058         3449          2.9 

 Nonmetropolitan                                 57764         3345          5.8 

                                                                                          

 Region                                                                                    

                                                                                          

 Northeast                                       50894         2822          5.5 

 Midwest                                         64780         2571          4.0 

 South                                           82955         5085          6.1 

 West                                            50191         2628          5.2 

                                                                                          

 Family Status                                                                             

                                                                                          

 In families                                    215613        10388          4.8 

   In families with related                                                         

     children under 18 years                    142113         9731          6.8 

   In married-couple families                   172201         3539          2.1 

     In married-couple families with                                                       

       related children under 18 years          110883         3113          2.8 

   In families with a female householder,                                                 

    no spouse present                            37112         6623         17.8 

     In families with a female householder,                                                

       no spouse present, with related                                                     

       children under 18 years                   28278         6405         22.7 

 Unrelated individuals                           33207         2717          8.2 

   In non-family households                      30851         2401          7.8 

                                                                                          

 Employment and Labor Force Status                                                         

     (persons 18 years and over)                                                           

                                                                                          

 Employed full-time                              93523          409          0.4 

 Employed part-time                              22776          389          1.7 

 Unemployed                                       8135          875         10.8 

 Not in labor force                              55618         4942          8.9 

 

 Marital Status (person 18 years and over)                                                 

                                                                                          

 Married                                        108387         1738          1.6 

 Separated, divorced, or widowed                 32975         2961          9.0 

 Never married                                   38691         1917          5.0 

                                                                                          

 Family Size                                                                               

                                                                                          

 1 person (unrelated individual)                 33207         2717          8.2 

 2 persons                                       56802         1427          2.5 

 3 persons                                       47499         1822          3.8 

 4 persons                                       56552         2346          4.1 

 5 persons                                       32260         2016          6.2 

 6 or more persons                               22501         2777         12.3 

                                                                                          

 Access to Health Insurance                                                                

                                                                                          

 Covered by health insurance                    215887        10832          5.0 

   Private insurance                            186583         1378          0.7 

   Medicare                                      29293         1626          5.6 

   Medicaid                                      26238         9241         35.2 

 Not covered by health insurance                 32932         2273          6.9 

                                                                                          

 Receipt of Public Assistance                                                              

                                                                                          

 Received public assistance                      37122        10865         29.3 

 Did not receive public assistance              211698         2240          1.1 

 

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