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Figure 31.

Percentage of 15- to 24-year-olds in poverty, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1995 through 2009


Percentage of 15- to 24-year-olds in poverty, by race/ethnicity: Selected years, 1995 through 2009

NOTE: Data for Whites and Blacks include persons of mixed race prior to 2002 and include persons of Hispanic ethnicity in 1995. Data for Blacks also include persons of Hispanic ethnicity in 2000 and 2001. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity after 2002.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), March and Annual Social and Economic Supplement, selected years, 1996–2010.
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