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Poverty

Poverty data and how it is used within the ACS.

Overview

These tables address the topic of poverty. Some table names have been simplified. References to poverty status/level or receipt of food stamps/SNAP are always for the last 12 months.

Code Title
B17001†‡ Poverty Status by Sex by Age
B17002 Ratio of Income to Poverty Level
B17003 Poverty Status of Individuals by Sex by Educational Attainment
B17004 Poverty Status of Individuals by Sex by Work Experience
B17005 Poverty Status of Individuals by Sex by Employment Status
B17006 Poverty Status of Related Children Under 18 Years by Family Type by Age of Related Children Under 18 Years
B17007 Poverty Status of Unrelated Individuals 15 Years and Over by Sex by Age
B17008 Aggregate Income Deficit (Dollars) of Unrelated Individuals by Sex
B17009 Poverty Status by Work Experience of Unrelated Individuals by Householder Status
B17010†‡ Poverty Status of Families by Family Type by Presence of Related Children Under 18 Years by Age of Related Children
B17011 Aggregate Income Deficit (Dollars) for Families by Family Type
B17012 Poverty Status of Families by Household Type by Number of Related Children Under 18 Years
B17013 Poverty Status of Families by Household Type by Number of Persons in Family
B17014 Poverty Status of Families by Household Type by Number of Workers in Family
B17015 Poverty Status of Families by Family Type by Social Security Income by Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Cash Public Assistance Income
B17016 Poverty Status of Families by Family Type by Work Experience of Householder and Spouse
B17017 Poverty Status by Household Type by Age of Householder
B17018 Poverty Status of Families by Household Type by Educational Attainment of Householder
B17019 Poverty Status of Families by Household Type by Tenure
B17020ª Poverty Status by Age (racial iterations)
B17021 Poverty Status of Individuals by Living Arrangement
B17022 Ratio of Income to Poverty Level of Families by Family Type by Presence of Related Children Under 18 Years by Age of Related Children
B17023 Poverty Status of Families by Household Type by Number of Own Children Under 18 Years
B17024 Age by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level
B17025 Poverty Status by Nativity
B17026 Ratio of Income to Poverty Level of Families
Table also available in "collapsed" version: change "B" to "C" for table code.
Also available in racial iterations.
ªNo basic table is offered–only racial iteration tables.

Other ACS Tables Referencing Poverty

Some table names below have been simplified. References to poverty status/level or receipt of food stamps/SNAP are always for the last 12 months.

Code Title
B05010 Ratio of Income to Poverty Level by Nativity of Children Under 18 Years in Families and Subfamilies by Living Arrangements and Nativity of Parents
B06012 Place of Birth by Poverty Status in the United States
B07012 Geographical Mobility in the Past Year by Poverty Status for Current Residence in the United States
B07412 Geographical Mobility in the Past Year by Poverty Status for Residence 1 Year Ago in the United States
B08122 Means of Transportation to Work by Poverty Status
B08522 Means of Transportation to Work by Poverty Status for Workplace Geography
B10059 Poverty Status of Grandparents Living With Own Grandchildren Under 18 Years by Responsibility for Own Grandchildren and Age of Grandparent
B13010 Women 15 to 50 Years Who Had a Birth in the Past 12 Months by Marital Status and Poverty Status
B14006 Poverty Status by School Enrollment by Level of School for the Population 3 Years and Over
B16009 Poverty Status by Age by Language Spoken at Home for the Population 5 Years and Over
B18130 Age by Disability Status by Poverty Status
B18131 Age by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level by Disability Status and Type
B21007 Age by Veteran Status by Poverty Status by Disability Status for the Civilian Population 18 Years and Over
B22003 Receipt of Food Stamps/SNAP by Poverty Status for Households
B22005ª Receipt of Food Stamps/SNAP by Race of Householder
B23024 Poverty Status by Disability Status by Employment Status for the Population 20 to 64 Years
B27016 Health Insurance Coverage Status and Type by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level by Age
B27017 Private Health Insurance by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level by Age
B27018 Public Health Insurance by Ratio of Income to Poverty Level by Age
Also available in racial iterations.
ªNo basic table is offered–only racial iteration tables.