Poverty

poverty in Lind-Bohanon than in the city. However, the neighborhood's proportion increased from 1979 to 1999. The city's trend was different, with the percentage of people living in poverty increasing in 1989 and then decreasing again in 1999 but not back down to the level of 1979.

The proportion of senior residents below the poverty level in the neighborhood increased slightly from 1989 to 1999, but it is very low compared to 1979 and also compared to the citywide proportion.

In 1979, the proportion of families below poverty level was 3 percent higher in the neighborhood than in the city. The neighborhood's percentage declined from 1979 to 1999 until it was about 2 percent lower than the city's percentage.

In 1989, 32 percent of families with children in Lind-Bohanon lived below the poverty level, surpassing the citywide percentage. By 1999, the proportion for this group fell to 15 percent – 4 percent lower than the citywide rate.

Last updated Sep 27, 2011