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QT-P35. Poverty Status in 1999 of Families and Nonfamily Householders: 2000
 
Geographic Area: Mercer 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 18,030 2,643 14.7%
With related children under 18 years 7,904 1,925 24.4%
   With related children under 5 years 2,920 867 29.7%
Householder worked in 1999 11,586 1,226 10.6%
   Full-time, year-round 7,995 374 4.7%
Householder 65 years and over 3,926 307 7.8%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 2,072 905 43.7%
   Social Security income in 1999 6,261 642 10.3%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 6,518 (X) (X)
       
         Married-couple families 14,021 1,338 9.5%
With related children under 18 years 5,614 898 16.0%
   With related children under 5 years 2,068 375 18.1%
Householder worked in 1999 9,323 576 6.2%
   Full-time, year-round 6,704 184 2.7%
Householder 65 years and over 2,975 179 6.0%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 1,093 400 36.6%
   Social Security income in 1999 4,807 395 8.2%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 6,325 (X) (X)
       
         Families with female householder, no husband present 2,974 1,048 35.2%
With related children under 18 years 1,824 899 49.3%
   With related children under 5 years 682 409 60.0%
Householder worked in 1999 1,581 527 33.3%
   Full-time, year-round 836 151 18.1%
Householder 65 years and over 740 88 11.9%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 850 459 54.0%
   Social Security income in 1999 1,031 165 16.0%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 7,085 (X) (X)
       
         Nonfamily householder 8,525 2,451 28.8%
Below 150 percent of poverty level 4,102 (X) (X)
       
         Families below:      
150 percent of poverty level 4,615 (X) (X)
185 percent of poverty level 5,941 (X) (X)
   With related children under 18 years 3,677 (X) (X)
      With related children under 5 years 1,545 (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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