Category Archives: Poverty

County-Level Nutrition Assistance Program Data are a Collaboration Between Government Agencies

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Tweet Written by Lucinda Dalzell, Sara Stefanik and David Powers Today, the U.S. Census Bureau released the 2014 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) for all school districts, counties, and states. These estimates are used to allocate federal funds … Continue reading

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10 Ways the American Community Survey Serves Communities

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Tweet Written by: Deborah Stempowski, Chief, American Community Survey Office Since 2005, the American Community Survey has provided annual data on more than 40 topics for our nation’s communities. Over the past 10 years, we have seen the many ways … Continue reading

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Poverty Rates Down in 12 States, Median Income Up in 16 States: New Data from the American Community Survey

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Tweet Written By: Kayla Fontenot, Poverty Statistics Branch and Kirby Posey, Income Statistics Branch In case you missed it, last week, the Census Bureau released the official poverty rate and median household income estimates for the United States from the … Continue reading

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Census Bureau Releases 2014 Supplemental Poverty Measure

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Tweet Written By: Kathleen Short Today, the Census Bureau, with support from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, released its fifth annual report, The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2014. This measure extends information provided by the official poverty measure by explicitly including … Continue reading

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Employment, Earnings and Poverty Estimates for Workers 2014: Some Signs of Economic Recovery but the Evidence is Mixed

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Tweet Written By: Trudi Renwick and Edward Welniak According to new data released today by the Census Bureau from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement, there were 160 million workers with earnings in 2014.  This is 1.4 … Continue reading

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