The percentage of the neighborhood population living in poverty followed citywide trends, with a decrease in 1999 from the high level of 1989 without reverting to the low levels of 1979. This was also the case for the senior population, except the rates stabilized in 1989 and did not decrease in 1999.
Although the percentages poverty were lower in the neighborhood than in the city, between 1979 and 1999 the neighborhood followed the citywide trends. There was a general decrease in the percentage of people living in poverty from 1989 to 1999, but the percentages were still higher than in 1979.
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