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QT-P35. Poverty Status in 1999 of Families and Nonfamily Householders: 2000
 
Geographic Area: Luzerne County)
 
[Data based on a sample. For information on confidentiality protection, sampling error, nonsampling error, and definitions, see text]

    Number  



Poverty Status

All income levels

Below poverty status
Percent below poverty status

         Families 84,729 6,827 8.1%
With related children under 18 years 37,403 4,819 12.9%
   With related children under 5 years 12,567 2,291 18.2%
Householder worked in 1999 61,451 3,397 5.5%
   Full-time, year-round 44,478 862 1.9%
Householder 65 years and over 19,080 1,020 5.3%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 5,498 1,611 29.3%
   Social Security income in 1999 25,982 1,448 5.6%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 5,977 (X) (X)
       
         Married-couple families 65,219 2,662 4.1%
With related children under 18 years 27,200 1,345 4.9%
   With related children under 5 years 9,018 558 6.2%
Householder worked in 1999 48,748 1,118 2.3%
   Full-time, year-round 36,921 455 1.2%
Householder 65 years and over 14,344 622 4.3%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 2,837 372 13.1%
   Social Security income in 1999 19,036 760 4.0%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 5,714 (X) (X)
       
         Families with female householder, no husband present 14,360 3,632 25.3%
With related children under 18 years 7,783 3,086 39.7%
   With related children under 5 years 2,591 1,512 58.4%
Householder worked in 1999 8,947 1,963 21.9%
   Full-time, year-round 5,050 335 6.6%
Householder 65 years and over 3,727 355 9.5%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 2,234 1,139 51.0%
   Social Security income in 1999 5,037 589 11.7%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 6,176 (X) (X)
       
         Nonfamily householder 45,974 8,769 19.1%
Below 150 percent of poverty level 16,667 (X) (X)
       
         Families below:      
150 percent of poverty level 13,188 (X) (X)
185 percent of poverty level 18,497 (X) (X)
   With related children under 18 years 11,469 (X) (X)
      With related children under 5 years 4,880 (X) (X)

Date: July 7, 2006
 
(X) Not applicable.
Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Census 200 Summary File 3, Matrices, P90, P91, P92, P93, PCT59, PCT60, and PCT61.
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