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Supplemental Measure of Poverty

Poverty Rate Declines, Number of Poor Unchanged, Based on Supplemental Measure of Poverty.

These findings are contained in the Census Bureau report The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2013.


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October 16, 2014
The first findings from the 2013 American Housing Survey are now available in the form of dozens of detailed tables and a microdata file.
October 16, 2014
The nation’s poverty rate declined from 16.0 percent in 2012 to 15.5 percent in 2013, according to the supplemental poverty measure released today.
October 09, 2014
WATCH LIVE Oct. 9 and 10 as the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations meets.
October 08, 2014
Michael Planty, Bureau of Justice Statistics, will appear live on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” to discuss trends in domestic violence in America.
October 06, 2014
The U.S. Census Bureau today announced 10 new members to serve on the Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic and Other Populations.

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