Colorado by the Numbers: Denver -- Poverty

FAMILIES WITH INCOME BELOW POVERTY LEVEL 1989......................       14,417
PERCENT OF FAMILIES WITH INCOME BELOW POVERTY LEVEL 1989...........         13.1
FAMILIES 1990 (3C) (BASE FOR ITEM085)..............................      110,414
PERCENT OF FAMILIES WITH FEMALE HOUSEHOLDER (NO SPOUSE PRESENT)
  BELOW POVERTY LEVEL 1989.........................................         34.1
FAMILIES WITH FEMALE HOUSEHOLDER (NO SPOUSE PRESENT) 1990 (3C)
  (BASE FOR ITEM086)...............................................       24,215
PERSONS WITH INCOME BELOW POVERTY LEVEL 1989.......................       78,515
PERCENT OF PERSONS WITH INCOME BELOW POVERTY LEVEL 1989............         17.1
PERSONS FOR WHOM POVERTY STATUS IS DETERMINED 1989 (3C) (BASE FOR
  ITEM088).........................................................      458,243
PERCENT OF RELATED CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL 1989         27.2
RELATED CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS FOR WHOM POVERTY STATUS IS
  DETERMINED 1989 (3C) (BASE FOR ITEM089)..........................       99,752
PERCENT OF PERSONS 65 YEARS AND OVER BELOW POVERTY LEVEL 1989......         12.7
PERSONS 65 YEARS AND OVER FOR WHOM POVERTY STATUS IS DETERMINED
  1989 (3C) (BASE FOR ITEM090).....................................       61,584
 


Source: County and City Data Book 1994 on CD-ROM. U.S Census Bureau.

Notes: Families and persons were classified as below poverty level if their total family income or unrelated individual income was less then the poverty threshold specified for the applicable family size, age of householder, and numer of related children under 18 present. See poverty level thresholds. 3C refers to the tape series used by the Census to compile the data.

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