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QT-P35. Poverty Status in 1999 of Families and Nonfamily Householders: 2000
 
Geographic Area: Lehigh 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 82,341 5,458 6.6%
With related children under 18 years 39,850 4,336 10.9%
   With related children under 5 years 14,791 2,215 15.0%
Householder worked in 1999 63,792 2,975 4.7%
   Full-time, year-round 48,461 731 1.5%
Householder 65 years and over 15,839 487 3.1%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 4,760 1,464 30.8%
   Social Security income in 1999 20,786 786 3.8%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 7,193 (X) (X)
       
         Married-couple families 65,403 1,955 3.0%
With related children under 18 years 29,133 1,163 4.0%
   With related children under 5 years 10,921 566 5.2%
Householder worked in 1999 51,377 995 1.9%
   Full-time, year-round 40,372 301 0.7%
Householder 65 years and over 13,246 375 2.8%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 2,514 328 13.0%
   Social Security income in 1999 16,679 458 2.7%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 7,167 (X) (X)
       
         Families with female householder, no husband present 12,428 2,977 24.0%
With related children under 18 years 8,008 2,729 34.1%
   With related children under 5 years 2,808 1,407 50.1%
Householder worked in 1999 8,702 1,663 19.1%
   Full-time, year-round 5,356 341 6.4%
Householder 65 years and over 2,098 100 4.8%
Family received:      
   Supplementary Security Income (SSI) and/or public assistance income in 1999 1,948 1,050 53.9%
   Social Security income in 1999 3,057 255 8.3%
Mean income deficit (dollars) 7,280 (X) (X)
       
         Nonfamily householder 39,606 5,011 12.7%
Below 150 percent of poverty level 9,865 (X) (X)
       
         Families below:      
150 percent of poverty level 9,506 (X) (X)
185 percent of poverty level 13,389 (X) (X)
   With related children under 18 years 9,437 (X) (X)
      With related children under 5 years 4,392 (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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