Como's percentage of people below the poverty level rose dramatically in 1989 and 1999 to levels well above Minneapolis'. This is likely due to the increase in the student population during this period. In contrast, the percentage of senior residents living in poverty in Como was consistently below the percentage in Minneapolis.

poverty level and its percentage of families with children under 18 below the poverty level were consistently lower than Minneapolis' percentages between 1979 and 1999.

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