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Socioeconomic Trends in Poverty Areas: 1960 to 1968

Report Number P60-67

This report presents data on the characteristics and the degree of poverty of poor families in metropolitan poverty areas. Text tables present selected data on families living in poverty areas, by number and change in number of families, sex of head and number of children, and on number of persons in poverty areas by family status; average income deficit and percent distribution of deficit, for ranked deciles of families, by sex and race of head; aggregate poverty gap and percent distribution of families by gap below the poverty level, by race and sex of head; families with female head as a percent of all poor families, by poverty income deficit; and percent of poor children moved up to the poverty level as family income increases.

Socioeconomic Trends in Poverty Areas: 1960 to 1968

A Note on Language

Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history.


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