Comparing Poverty Rates under the Official Census Poverty Measure and the Supplemental Poverty Measure
Published: Mar 02, 2018
Scroll over the map to compare poverty rates under the official Census poverty measure and the Supplemental Poverty Measure, which takes into account health care and housing costs among other factors. This interactive is a companion to the data note, “How Many Seniors Are Living in Poverty? National and State Estimates Under the Official and Supplemental Poverty Measures in 2016” released in March 2018.
Percent of People Ages 65 and Older with Incomes Below 100% and 200% of Poverty, 2016
Below 100% of the poverty threshold
Below 200% of the poverty threshold
DATA SOURCE: Current Population Survey, 2017 Annual Social and Economic Supplement