ERIC Number: ED120076
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Characteristics of the Population Below the Poverty Level: 1974. Current Population Reports, Consumer Income, Series P-60, No. 102.
Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD. Population Div.
This report provides detailed social and economic statistics for the population of the United States below the poverty level in 1974 based on the March 1975 Current Population Survey (CPS). Data are presented by selected characteristics such as race, family status, education, work experience, type and source of income, and residence in poverty areas. Several historical tables detailing a picture of the changing composition of the population below and above the poverty level since 1959, the first year for which such data are available, are also presented. Chapter titles include Changes in the Poverty Population by Race and Spanish Origin; The Working Poor; Low-Income Families with Female Heads; and The Elderly Poor. The bulk of the document is comprised of tables, graphs, and charts. (Author/JR)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Demography, Economic Factors, Higher Education, Income, Population Distribution, Population Growth, Population Trends, Poverty, Racial Composition, Socioeconomic Influences, Statistical Data, Statistical Studies, Statistical Surveys, Tables (Data), Working Poor
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($3.20)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Suitland, MD. Population Div.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to print size