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Accession Number PB2013-101450
Title Poverty: 2010 and 2011. American Community Survey Briefs.
Publication Date Sep 2012
Media Count 8p
Personal Author A. Bishaw
Abstract The poverty rate is one of several socioeconomic indicators used by policy makers to evaluate economic conditions. It measures the percentage of people whose income fell below the poverty threshold. Federal and state governments use such estimates to allocate funds to local communities. Local communities use these estimates to identify the number of individuals or families eligible for various programs. This report, using income and household relationship data from the 1-year 2010 and 2011 American Community Surveys (ACS), compares poverty rates for the nation, states, and large metropolitan statistical areas. The report also summarizes the distribution of people by income-to-poverty ratios for states and the District of Columbia.
Keywords American Coummunity Surveys
Economic conditions
Labor force
States(United States)

Source Agency Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census
NTIS Subject Category 92C - Social Concerns
70 - Administration & Management
96 - Business & Economics
Corporate Author Bureau of the Census, Washington, DC.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1303
Contract Number N/A

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