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State and County Estimates for 2009

The files in the data directory contain estimates of poverty and income for 2009. There is one data file for each state (or US) with data for ALL the 2009 statistics. Additionally, there is also one file that includes the data for the US and each state and county.

Excel format:

Text format:
  • est09ALL.txt - US and all states and counties
  • est09US.txt - US and states data
  • est09_[STATE].txt - State with county data, where [STATE] = standard two-letter postal abbreviations
The text files contain only 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 and county text files for 2009

State and County text file layout NOTE: Columns 155-192 will be blank for all county-level records.

Position Variable
1-2 FIPS state code
4-6 FIPS county code ( 0 for US or 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 or county name
240-241 Two-letter Postal State abbreviation
243-264 A tag indicating the file name and date of creation



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