Change in State Poverty Population as a Percentage of National Poverty Total
Descr ipt ion
Percentage increase/decrease for each state’s pover ty population, as a percentage of the national pover ty tota l,
between the 1990 census and the 2000 census.
Purpose and Use
Describe the change in the distribution of the Poverty demographic across the nation. Identify national Income -Eligible
population trends from which LSC funding is derived.
Management, LSC, Funders, Providers, Public
Statistical Evaluat ion
Pr ior ity High Confidential No
Effort Medium Accuracy Very High
Quant ity 1 Frequency Decennially
Data Source(s) & Notes
Pover ty Counts used in Legal Services Cor poration Grants (1996 - 2002); 2000 OIG Estimate based on 2000 Census
Data. Note: Estimate increases Census pover ty numbers for Alaska, Hawaii, and Micronesia based on historic LSC
grant calculation practices.
Shapefile: lsc_states.shp and lsc_territories.shp Field: natpctchg
See Volume Two, Appendix A for more information.
Block Group Tract ZIP Code County Service Area State
Choropleth Isarithmic (line/area) Reference Map
Dot Density Chart/Graph Map Graduated Symbol
Base Map Reference Infor mation
Head Office Location Office Boundaries Interstates Minor Roads
Head Office Names State Major Roads Other
Field Office Locations County Metro Routes
Field Office Names City Major Lakes/Rivers