People and Families in Poverty by Selected Characteristics, 2005 and 2004
|Number (thousands)||Percent1||Number (thousands)||Percent1|
|INDIVIDUALS|| || || || |
|Family status|| || || || |
| Related children under 18||12,473||17.3||12,335||17.1|
| Related children under 6||4,747||20.0||4,784||20.0|
|In unrelated subfamilies||570||45.4||456||37.4|
| Reference person||234||45.4||181||35.9|
| Children under 18||315||46.6||270||39.7|
|Race2 and Hispanic origin|
|Age|| || || || |
|Under 18 ||13,041||17.8||12,896||17.6|
|65 and over||3,453||9.8||3,603||10.1|
|Nativity|| || || || |
| Naturalized citizen||1,326||9.8||1,441||10.4|
| Not a citizen||4,691||21.6||4,429||20.4|
|Region|| || || || |
|Work experience|| || || || |
|All workers (16 years and older)||9,384||6.1||9,340||6.0|
| Worked full-time, year-round.||2,891||2.8||2,894||2.8|
| Not full-time, year-round||6,493||12.8||6,446||12.8|
|Did not work at least one week||15,871||21.7||16,041||21.8|
|FAMILIES|| || || || |
|Type of Family|| || || || |
|Female householder, no |
|Male householder, no |
1. Percentage of total population.
2. Data for American Indians and Alaska Natives are not shown separately.
3. Hispanics may be of any race.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2005.
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