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Ninth Federal Reserve District County Analysis Summary

Table of Ninth Federal Reserve District County Analysis Summary

Published September 1, 2004   |  September 2004 issue

  MSA
Counties
Non-MSA
Counties
Top 25
Non-MSA
Counties**
Number of Counties
33
270
25
Percent of Total Population Foreign-Born
3.8
1.4
3.2
Average Population, 2000
139,000
13,824
27,207
Percent Change in Total Population, 1990-2000
18.1
1.6
5.6
Percent Change Population Without Immigrants, 1990-2000
16.4
1.1
3.7
Per Capita Personal Income, 2000
27,867
22,430
25,002
Percent Change in Per Capita Personal Income, 1990-2000
57
53
56
Manufacturing Employment as a Percent of Nonfarm Employment, 2000
12
9
21
Percent of Total Population Below Poverty Level, 1989
10
17
13
Percent of Total Population Below Poverty Level, 1999
8
14
9
Percent of Foreign-Born Population Below Poverty Level, 1999
16.2
19.1
22.5

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Economic Analysis

*Calculations use a simple average, that is, the sum of variables in each
county divided by the total number of counties.
Counties are not weighted by population or other variables.

** Counties with the highest percent of total population born in Asia,
Africa and Latin America.

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Research for these stories was contributed by Rob Grunewald, regional economic analyst, and public affairs research assistants Shefali Mehta and Colbey Sullivan.

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