Table S2.  Percent of Persons Living Below Poverty Level: New Jersey, 2000-2017
                 (Number of Persons in Thousands)
Two-year Moving Average 2000-01   2001-02   2002-03   2003-04   2004-05   2005-06 2006-07 2007-08 2008-09 2009-10 2010-11 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
 
ALL PERSONS 8,388 8,537 8,592 8,622 8,695 8,693 8,608 8,540 8,602 8,676 8,662 8,689 8,787 8,894 8,940 8,897
 below poverty 8.2% 8.2% 8.4% 8.4% 7.2% 8.0% 8.8% 9.1% 9.4% 10.2% 11.2% 10.5% 10.3% 11.3% 11.3% 10.4%
SEX
  Male 4,043 4,136 4,180 4,200 4,260 4,262 4,194 4,140 4,196 4,265 4,211 4,184 4,263 4,348 4,377 4,340
 below poverty 6.6% 6.9% 7.4% 7.3% 6.1% 6.9% 7.8% 7.9% 8.2% 9.5% 10.2% 9.2% 9.0% 10.1% 10.3% 8.9%
  Female 4,346 4,401 4,412 4,422 4,435 4,431 4,414 4,400 4,406 4,411 4,451 4,505 4,525 4,547 4,564 4,557
 below poverty 9.6% 9.4% 9.4% 9.5% 8.2% 9.2% 9.8% 10.2% 10.6% 10.8% 12.2% 11.6% 11.5% 12.4% 12.3% 11.8%
RACE
  White 6,614 6,734 6,724 6,751 6,808 6,686 6,500 6,420 6,508 6,635 6,602 6,537 6,549 6,617 6,574 6,497
 below poverty 6.5% 6.7% 6.6% 7.1% 6.1% 6.7% 7.4% 7.5% 7.7% 7.7% 8.0% 8.4% 8.6% 9.1% 9.4% 8.7%
  Black 1,207 1,180 1,221 1,226 1,240 1,228 1,209 1,193 1,205 1,212 1,232 1,261 1,273 1,292 1,298 1,289
 below poverty 17.6% 18.0% 19.3% 16.3% 14.7% 18.4% 20.4% 18.2% 19.2% 22.9% 26.5% 22.5% 20.6% 22.7% 21.9% 20.0%
 Hispanic Origin 956 1,053 1,141 1,223 1,399 1,449 1,421 1,490 1,602 1,722 1,733 1,748 1,758 1,686 1,644 1,599
 below poverty 16.1% 16.9% 16.3% 18.5% 13.7% 15.6% 16.6% 17.0% 17.9% 18.6% 21.5% 21.5% 21.7% 23.7% 22.9% 19.4%
AGE
  Under 18 years 2,031 2,017 2,155 2,182 2,190 2,130 2,090 2,068 2,058 2,061 2,040 2,030 2,049 2,038 2,001 1,984
 below poverty 11.0% 10.2% 10.7% 10.1% 10.2% 11.5% 12.0% 12.6% 13.9% 14.1% 16.4% 15.5% 14.8% 16.5% 16.7% 15.3%
  18-64 Years 5,207 5,351 5,361 5,406 5,445 5,473 5,411 5,371 5,465 5,525 5,457 5,415 5,497 5,611 5,638 5,559
 below poverty 7.1% 7.2% 7.3% 7.5% 6.1% 6.7% 7.5% 7.7% 8.0% 9.0% 10.0% 9.5% 9.2% 10.3% 10.5% 9.2%
  65 Years & Over 1,151 1,169 1,076 1,033 1,061 1,090 1,107 1,101 1,079 1,090 1,165 1,244 1,242 1,245 1,302 1,354
 below poverty 8.0% 9.2% 9.3% 9.6% 6.8% 7.9% 9.4% 9.1% 8.4% 9.0% 7.4% 6.4% 7.7% 7.1% 6.7% 8.2%
MARITAL STATUS
  Married, Spouse Present 3,538 3,640 3,544 3,525 3,561 3,615 3,543 3,421 3,434 3,389 3,275 3,327 3,477 3,521 3,585 3,658
 below poverty 2.9% 3.4% 3.6% 3.7% 2.9% 3.1% 2.8% 2.9% 3.2% 3.0% 3.5% 3.9% 4.2% 4.6% 4.4% 4.4%
  Married Spouse Absent 129 139 119 117 127 112 100 101 91 101 137 141 117 109 121 135
 below poverty 10.9% 12.7% 22.0% 23.2% 8.7% 17.2% 22.5% 14.7% 12.7% 10.7% 16.3% 21.2% 14.5% 11.9% 26.4% 23.5%
  Widowed 428 415 422 436 448 433 425 449 474 455 438 453 458 443 445 453
 below poverty 12.6% 14.9% 13.6% 12.5% 11.7% 14.6% 17.4% 14.0% 10.8% 10.3% 11.3% 11.9% 9.9% 9.7% 12.9% 15.5%
  Divorced 509 519 532 515 467 489 498 500 524 506 529 566 553 525 519 559
 below poverty 13.6% 13.1% 12.6% 12.7% 9.5% 9.8% 10.5% 12.0% 13.8% 13.4% 12.5% 13.0% 14.3% 15.6% 13.7% 12.0%
  Separated 157 147 124 146 162 156 156 152 155 149 140 155 149 133 149 148
 below poverty 16.5% 16.2% 12.7% 16.7% 22.1% 20.9% 22.1% 19.0% 16.3% 19.0% 18.6% 19.0% 24.8% 30.2% 26.5% 20.5%
  Never Married 3,627 3,678 3,852 3,882 3,930 3,888 3,886 3,918 3,924 4,075 4,143 4,046 4,034 4,164 4,121 3,943
 below poverty 11.6% 10.9% 11.1% 10.9% 9.6% 10.9% 12.3% 12.9% 13.8% 15.4% 16.6% 14.6% 14.4% 15.9% 15.8% 14.4%
LABOR FORCE STATUS
  Civilian Employed 4,052 4,144 4,179 4,215 4,308 4,349 4,290 4,145 4,087 4,120 4,088 4,128 4,174 4,223 4,327 4,333
 below poverty 3.6% 3.6% 3.7% 4.0% 2.7% 3.1% 3.6% 3.7% 3.8% 4.6% 4.9% 4.4% 4.4% 4.6% 4.6% 4.3%
  Unemployed 220 280 265 236 240 255 236 298 430 489 453 423 383 320 297 233
 below poverty 13.0% 12.8% 12.5% 10.7% 13.6% 14.7% 14.6% 12.0% 13.0% 17.2% 18.8% 16.9% 17.3% 21.5% 22.5% 19.2%
  Not in Labor Force 2,380 2,420 2,348 2,367 2,369 2,346 2,373 2,408 2,403 2,396 2,456 2,471 2,561 2,675 2,641 2,677
 below poverty 13.7% 14.1% 14.5% 14.6% 12.0% 13.4% 15.4% 15.8% 15.2% 15.3% 15.8% 14.9% 15.2% 17.1% 17.7% 16.3%
 
Source: US Bureau of the Census, Current Population Survey (CPS): March 2001 through 2017.
Prepared by : NJ Dept of Labor & Workforce Dev., Div. of Economic & Demographic Research, 10/2017.