Comparing Poverty Rates under the Official Census Poverty Measure and the Supplemental Poverty Measure
Scroll over the map to compare poverty rates under the official Census poverty measure and the Supplemental Poverty Measure. This interactive is a companion to the issue brief “A State-by-State Snapshot of Poverty Among Seniors: Findings From Analysis of the Supplemental Poverty Measure,” released in May 2013.
Percentage of Individuals Ages 65 and Older with Incomes below 100% and 200% of Poverty, 2009-2011
Below 100% of the poverty threshold
Below 200% of the poverty threshold
Data were pooled over three years.
DATA SOURCE: Current Population Survey, 2009, 2010, and 2011 Annual Social and Economic Supplement