Income, Expenditures, Poverty, & Wealth Table Persons Below Poverty by USCensus

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									Table 691. Persons Below Poverty Level by Selected Characteristics: 2005
[36,950 represents 36,950,000. People as of March 2006. Based on Current Population Survey (CPS); see text, this section and Section 1, and Appendix III. The 2006 CPS allowed respondents to choose more than one race. For 2005, data represent persons who selected this race group only and exclude persons reporting more than one race. The CPS in prior years allowed respondents to report only one race group. See also comments on race in the text for Section 1. For composition of regions, see map, inside front cover] Number below poverty level (1,000) Characteristic Total . . . . . . . . . Male . . . . . . . . . . . . . Female. . . . . . . . . . . . Under 18 years old . . . . 18 to 24 years old . . . . 25 to 34 years old . . . . 35 to 44 years old . . . . 45 to 54 years old . . . . 55 to 59 years old . . . . 60 to 64 years old . . . . 65 years old and over . . 65 to 74 years old . . . 75 years old and over Northeast . . . . . . . . . . Midwest . . . . . . . . . . . South . . . . . . . . . . . . . West . . . . . . . . . . . . . Native . . . . . . . . . . Foreign born . . . . . . Naturalized citizen. Not a citizen. . . . .
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Percent below poverty level All races 1 12.6 11.1 14.1 17.6 18.2 12.6 9.7 8.2 8.1 9.6 10.1 8.9 11.5 11.3 11.4 14.0 12.6 12.1 16.5 10.4 20.4 White alone 10.6 9.2 11.9 14.4 16.1 10.8 8.6 6.7 6.9 8.0 8.7 7.3 10.3 9.2 9.0 11.4 12.0 9.7 18.0 11.6 21.4 Black alone 24.9 22.4 27.1 34.5 28.1 22.4 16.6 16.7 17.7 22.2 23.3 21.7 25.4 23.4 29.8 24.3 21.9 25.7 16.4 10.7 20.7 Asian alone 11.1 11.0 11.3 11.1 20.8 12.0 7.8 9.7 6.0 9.3 12.8 13.1 12.4 13.8 11.2 11.1 9.9 10.4 11.6 7.9 15.4 Hispanic 2 21.8 19.7 23.9 28.3 23.2 19.2 18.3 12.8 14.5 17.0 19.9 17.7 23.1 22.7 21.3 22.0 21.4 21.6 22.0 15.0 24.4

All races 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36,950 15,950 21,000 12,896 5,094 4,965 4,186 3,504 1,441 1,260 3,603 1,648 1,955 6,103 7,419 14,854 8,573 31,080 5,870 1,441 4,429

White alone 24,872 10,750 14,122 8,085 3,509 3,342 2,950 2,361 1,036 888 2,700 1,159 1,541 4,026 5,027 9,222 5,696 20,593 4,278 949 3,329

Black alone 9,168 3,840 5,328 3,841 1,142 1,157 889 834 316 289 701 369 332 1,548 1,945 4,941 735 8,672 496 139 357
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Asian alone 1,402 666 736 317 241 269 172 172 43 44 143 86 57 386 163 253 600 478 924 326 598

Hispanic 2 9,368 4,360 5,008 4,143 1,128 1,504 1,185 563 210 175 460 241 219 1,378 736 3,392 3,863 5,581 3,787 645 3,142

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Includes other races not shown separately.

Persons of Hispanic origin may be any race.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P60-231; and Internet stie <http://pubdb3.census.gov/macro/032006 /pov/toc.htm> (released 29 August 2006).


								
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