Table E.1
Poverty in the Bay Area, 1990-2000
               
County Year Families Below Poverty Level Total Families Share of Families Below Poverty Level Individuals Below Poverty Level Total Individuals Share of Individuals Below Poverty Level
1990 25,323 311,888 8.1% 132,011 1,242,970 10.6%
Alameda 2000 26,346 342,048 7.7% 156,804 1,419,998 11.0%
1990 11,741 214,677 5.5% 57,867 792,109 7.3%
Contra Costa 2000 13,068 243,971 5.4% 71,575 938,310 7.6%
1990 1,750 58,948 3.0% 11,542 221,480 5.2%
Marin 2000 2,269 61,329 3.7% 15,601 237,535 6.6%
1990 1,304 28,621 4.6% 7,229 105,186 6.9%
Napa 2000 1,739 30,876 5.6% 9,913 119,585 8.3%
1990 13,999 143,818 9.7% 90,019 710,982 12.7%
San Francisco 2000 11,515 147,186 7.8% 86,585 765,356 11.3%
1990 7,035 164,177 4.3% 40,405 639,086 6.3%
San Mateo 2000 5,957 172,557 3.5% 40,692 697,649 5.8%
1990 18,074 364,307 5.0% 109,806 1,462,674 7.5%
Santa Clara 2000 19,624 399,765 4.9% 124,470 1,653,531 7.5%
1990 5,194 86,962 6.0% 24,434 325,662 7.5%
Solano 2000 5,963 98,163 6.1% 31,344 378,431 8.3%
1990 5,234 100,859 5.2% 29,041 380,738 7.6%
Sonoma 2000 5,340 113,645 4.7% 36,349 451,145 8.1%
1990 89,654 1,474,257 6.1% 502,354 5,880,887 8.5%
Bay Area 2000 91,821 1,609,540 5.7% 573,333 6,661,540 8.6%
1990 670,685 7,218,877 9.3% 3,627,585 29,003,219 12.5%
California 2000 845,991 7,985,489 10.6% 4,706,130 33,100,044 14.2%
The "total families" and "total individuals" in the poverty calculation EXCLUDES: institutionalized
     people, people in military group quarters, people living in college dormitories, and unrelated
     individuals under 15 years old.