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State and County Estimates for 1996

The 1996 state estimate files only contain data -- no labels, no table headers, no titles. A description of the contents of the files can be found below or in the file "README" in the file directory.

Access the state data files for 1996


I.    File Organization:

    The files in the estmod96 FTP directory contain estimates of poverty and income
    for income year 1996.  There is one file that includes the data for the US 
    and each state. On the "Tables for States and Counties by Income Year and 
    Statistic" page, for the 1996 income year, there is one table for the US (with 
    all the states).


II.   File Name

        est96US.dat       (for US with state data [but no county data])


III.  Record Layout for Estimates File

      Position   Variable

        1-  2    FIPS State code  (00 for US record)
        4-  6    0 (not used for state level records)

        8- 15    Estimate of people of all ages in poverty
       17- 24    90% confidence interval lower bound of
                   estimate of people of all ages in poverty
       26- 33    90% confidence interval upper bound of
                   estimate of people of all ages in poverty
       35- 38    Estimated percent of people of all ages in poverty
       40- 43    90% confidence interval lower bound of
                   estimate of percent of people of all ages in poverty
       45- 48    90% confidence interval upper bound of
                   estimate of percent of people of all ages in poverty

       50- 57    Estimate of people age 0-17 in poverty
       59- 66    90% confidence interval lower bound of
                   estimate of people age 0-17 in poverty
       68- 75    90% confidence interval upper bound of
                   estimate of people age 0-17 in poverty
       77- 80    Estimated percent of people age 0-17 in poverty
       82- 85    90% confidence interval lower bound of
                   estimate of percent of people age 0-17 in poverty
       87- 90    90% confidence interval upper bound of
                   estimate of percent of people age 0-17 in poverty

       92- 99    Estimate of related children age 5-17 in families in
                   poverty
      101-108    90% confidence interval lower bound of estimate of
                   related children age 5-17 in families in poverty
      110-117    90% confidence interval upper bound of estimate of
                   related children age 5-17 in families in poverty
      119-122    Estimated percent of related children age 5-17 in
                   families in poverty
      124-127    90% confidence interval lower bound of estimate of percent
                   of related children age 5-17 in families in poverty
      129-132    90% confidence interval upper bound of estimate of percent
                   of related children age 5-17 in families in poverty

      134-139    Estimate of median household income
      141-146    90% confidence interval lower bound of
                   estimate of median household income
      148-153    90% confidence interval upper bound of
                   estimate of median household income

      155-161    Estimate of people under age 5 in poverty
      163-169    90% confidence interval lower bound of
                   estimate of people under age 5 in poverty
      171-177    90% confidence interval upper bound of
                   estimate of people under age 5 in poverty
      179-182    Estimated percent of people under age 5 in poverty
      184-187    90% confidence interval lower bound of
                   estimate of percent of people under age 5 in poverty
      189-192    90% confidence interval upper bound of
                   estimate of percent of people under age 5 in poverty

      194-238    State name
      240-241    Two-letter Postal State abbreviation


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates |  Last Revised: April 29, 2013