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QT-P35. Poverty Status in 1999 of Families and Nonfamily Householders: 2000
 
Geographic Area: New Castle 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 127,997 7,184 5.6%
With related children under 18 years 68,051 5,736 8.4%
   With related children under 5 years 26,583 2,859 10.8%
Householder worked in 1999 103,863 3,758 3.6%
   Full-time, year-round 78,615 881 1.1%
Householder 65 years and over 20,034 672 3.4%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 6,923 1,702 24.6%
   Social Security income in 1999 27,628 967 3.5%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 7,600 (X) (X)
       
         Married-couple families 95,914 2,108 2.2%
With related children under 18 years 46,885 1,217 2.6%
   With related children under 5 years 19,370 664 3.4%
Householder worked in 1999 78,859 976 1.2%
   Full-time, year-round 61,864 369 0.6%
Householder 65 years and over 15,896 315 2.0%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 3,461 386 11.2%
   Social Security income in 1999 21,134 400 1.9%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 6,937 (X) (X)
       
         Families with female householder, no husband present 24,397 4,456 18.3%
With related children under 18 years 16,777 3,991 23.8%
   With related children under 5 years 5,608 1,897 33.8%
Householder worked in 1999 18,671 2,483 13.3%
   Full-time, year-round 11,981 393 3.3%
Householder 65 years and over 3,327 339 10.2%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 2,955 1,221 41.3%
   Social Security income in 1999 5,045 501 9.9%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 7,874 (X) (X)
       
         Nonfamily householder 60,977 7,847 12.9%
Below 150 percent of poverty level 12,454 (X) (X)
       
         Families below:      
150 percent of poverty level 12,539 (X) (X)
185 percent of poverty level 17,420 (X) (X)
   With related children under 18 years 13,166 (X) (X)
      With related children under 5 years 6,175 (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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