Poverty Statistics

Geographic Area: COLORADO
Table: POVERTY


 USA Counties

Poverty

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Persons for whom poverty status has been determined in 1979..........     2,813,861

Persons for whom poverty status has been determined in 1989..........     3,212,550

Persons below poverty level in 1979..................................       284,898

Persons below poverty level in 1989..................................       375,214

People of all ages in poverty, number 1993...........................       428,707

People of all ages in poverty, percent 1993..........................          11.7

Persons above poverty level in 1979..................................     2,528,963

Persons above poverty level in 1989..................................     2,837,336

Persons 65 yrs old and over for whom poverty status has been

 determined in 1979..................................................       232,173

Persons 65 yrs old and over for whom poverty status has been

 determined in 1989..................................................       311,418

Persons 65 years old and over below poverty level in 1979............        29,721

Persons 65 years old and over below poverty level in 1989............        34,258

Persons 65 years old and over above poverty level in 1979............       202,452

Persons 65 years old and over above poverty level in 1989............       277,160

People under age 18 in poverty, number 1993..........................       162,858

People under age 18 in poverty, percent 1993.........................          16.5

Related children ages 5 to 17 in families in poverty, number 1993....        97,090

Related children ages 5 to 17 in families in poverty, percent 1993...          13.9

White persons for whom poverty status been determined in 1989........     2,840,260

White persons below poverty level in 1989............................       282,771

White persons above poverty level in 1989............................     2,557,489

Black persons for whom poverty status been determined in 1989........       123,844

Black persons below poverty level in 1979............................        20,462

Black persons below poverty level in 1989............................        29,566

Black persons above poverty level in 1989............................        94,278

American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut for whom poverty status been

 determined in 1989..................................................        27,415

American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut below poverty level in 1989........         7,639

American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut above poverty level in 1989........        19,776

Asian or Pacific Islander for whom poverty status been determined in

 1989................................................................        57,910

Asian or Pacific Islander below poverty level in 1989................         9,257

Asian or Pacific Islander above poverty level in 1989................        48,653

Hispanic persons for whom poverty status been determined in 1989.....       408,674

Hispanic persons below poverty level in 1979.........................        67,109

Hispanic persons below poverty level in 1989.........................       104,080

Hispanic persons above poverty level in 1989.........................       304,594

Families 1980........................................................       744,228

Families 1990........................................................       861,828

Families below poverty level in 1979.................................        54,728

Families below poverty level in 1989.................................        73,715

Families with female householder, no spouse present in 1980..........        86,258

Families with female householder, no spouse present in 1990..........       121,275

Families with female householder, no spouse present below poverty

 level in 1979.......................................................        22,452

Families with female householder, no spouse present below poverty

 level in 1989.......................................................        36,245

Related children under 18 years old for whom poverty status has been

 determined in 1979..................................................       792,669

Related children under 18 years old for whom poverty status has been

 determined in 1989..................................................       843,242

Related children under 18 years old below poverty level in 1979......        91,295

Related children under 18 years old below poverty level in 1989......       126,181

Related children under 18 years old above poverty level in 1979......       701,374

Related children under 18 years old above poverty level in 1989......       717,061



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(NA)   Not available

(D )   Avoid disclosure of confidential information

(X )   Not applicable

(S )   Does not meet publication standards

(Z )   Value > 0 but < half unit of measure shown

(FN)   Footnote in place of data


Note: Data is in absolute numbers except where it is labeled "percent".

Source: USA Counties 1998 on CD-ROM. U.S. Census Bureau.

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