Category Archives: Income

Comparison Guidance: Income and Poverty

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By Victoria Velkoff  Last year, the U.S. Census Bureau implemented methodological changes to the 2014 Current Population Survey’s Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC). Based on substantial research to improve the quality of the data we collect, we redesigned the … Continue reading

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How the Census Bureau Measures Income and Poverty

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Written by: Victoria Velkoff Income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2014 from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) will be released Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015. One-year statistics from the 2014 American Community Survey (ACS) … Continue reading

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Child Poverty Down – Income of Families with Children Up

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First Annual Decline in Child Poverty Since 2000 Written By: Trudi Renwick, Chief, Poverty Statistics Branch, U.S. Census Bureau Today the Census Bureau released the 2013 annual Income and Poverty in the United States report. Poverty among children under age … Continue reading

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How the Census Bureau Measures Income and Poverty

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Written by: Victoria Velkoff Income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2013 from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) will be released Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. One-year statistics from the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) … Continue reading

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What Are Model-Based Estimates and Why Does the Census Bureau Produce Them?

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Written by: Lucinda Dalzell, Chief of the Small Area Estimates Branch Today the Census Bureau released its 2012 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates program statistics for all states, counties, and school districts. They are produced for the U.S. Department of … Continue reading

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