Table VIII

Poverty Rate (1969-2000)

  RTW Non-RTW Overall Difference Michigan
1969 18.3% 12.2% -6.1% 9.4%
1979 14.2% 11.3% -2.9% 10.4%
1989 14.9% 11.7% -3.2% 13.1%
2000 11.6% 10.2% -1.4% 10.0%