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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, September 26, 2002

Percentage of Hawai'i residents below the poverty level in 1999

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The Census Bureau uses a formula based on family size to determine poverty status. For example, for a family of four with two children younger than 18, the national poverty cap was $16,895 in 1999.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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