Poverty

The number of people living in poverty in the Hale neighborhood is low compared to Minneapolis. Only 1 percent of the population resided at or below the poverty level in 1999. In 1999, the percentage of seniors living in poverty stood at 5 percent, the highest in two decades. The number was still 6 percent lower than the overall percentage in Minneapolis. In Hale neighborhood, there were no seniors living in poverty in 1989.

The percentage of people living below the poverty level in Hale is very low, less than 1 percent in 1999. In 1979 and 1999 there were no families in Hale living in poverty that had children. These numbers are dramatically below the percentage of families in Minneapolis that live below the poverty level.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011