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Demographics of poverty in Montgomery County

Census 2000 data

Demographics of poverty in Montgomery County
Income 1979 1989 1999
Persons for whom poverty status has been determined 572,955 748,385 864,909
Persons below poverty level 24,882 31,651 47,024
Persons above poverty level 548,073 716,734 817,885
Persons 65 yrs old and over for whom poverty status has been determined 47,649 73,058 93,319
Persons 65 years old over below poverty level 2,388 3,304 5,467
Persons 65 years old over above poverty level 45,261 69,754 87,852
Families below poverty level 4,661 5,514 8,428
Families with female householder, No spouse present below poverty level 2,251 2,914 7,085
Related children under 18 years old for whom poverty status has been determined 152,176 174,609 229,323
Related children under 18 years old below poverty level 7,388 8,580 13,550
Related children under 18 years old above poverty level 144,788 166,029 215,773

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census; Montgomery County Department of Park and Planning, Research and Technology Center.