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Poverty Detailed Tables:  Old tables mapped to new tables			



Old (1987-2001)			New (2002- )



1			POV01 (all people, people in families, people in unrelated 			

		             subfamilies, unrelated individuals)

			POV02 (people in families by family structure--married, male 		

		             householder no spouse, female householder no spouse)

			POV03 (people in families with related children)



2			POV01 (ratios are in different iterations--each iteration has all 	

				 people, people in families, people in unrelated subfamilies, 	

				 unrelated individuals) 

			POV02 (ratios are in different iterations--each has people in families  

				 by family structure)

			POV05 (ratios are in different iterations--each has household 		

				 relationship)

			POV25 (means-tested benefits)

			POV40 (regions and metro/nonmetro status)



3			POV26 (program participation of household)



4			POV40 (regions and metro/nonmetro status)



5			POV39 (poverty areas)



6			Did not exist after 1997



7			POV29 (education -- highest grade attained)



8			POV30 (education -- school enrollment)



9			POV31 (marital status)



10			POV22 (work experience of people age 16 and older)



11			POV23 (compares earnings to 4-person threshold.  "Living wage.")



12			Did not exist after 1997



13			POV24 (reason for not working)



14			Did not exist after 1997



15			Was not migrated for 2002.  (Instead of showing poverty rates, Table 15 

			showed percent distributions--what fraction of the poor were children, 	

			65 or older, etc.)



16			POV05 (people in families by age of householder)



16A			POV04 (families by age of householder)

			POV32 (mean number of people per family)

			POV33 (mean number of related children per family)



17			By number of workers in the family:



			Families:

			POV06  (families by number of working family members and family 		

				  structure)

			POV07  (families with related children under 18 by number of working 	

				  family members and family structure)

			POV08  (families with related children under 6 by number of working 	

				  family members and family structure)

			POV09  (families with householder under age 65 by number of working 	

				  family members and family structure)



			People in families:

			POV10  (People in families by number of working family members and 	

				  family structure)

			POV11  (People in families with related children under 18 by number of 	

				  working family members and family structure)

			POV12  (People in families with related children under 6 by number of 	

				  working family members and family structure)

			POV13  (Related children under 18 by number of working family members 	

				  and family structure)



			By the householder's work experience:



			Families:

			POV14  (Families by householder's work experience)

			POV15  (Families with related children under 18 by householder's work 	

				  experience)

			POV16  (Families with related children under 6 by householder's work 	

				  experience)

			POV17  (Families with householder under age 65 by householder's work 	

				  experience)



			People in families:

			POV18  (People in families by householder's work experience and family 	

				  structure)

			POV19  (People in families with related children under 18 by 		

				  householder's work experience)

			POV20  (People in families with related children under 6 by 		

				  householder's work experience)

			POV21  (Related children under 18 by householder's work experience and 	

				  family structure)





18			POV27 (Source of income)



19			Region, Division, Metro/nonmetro residence:



			POV41 (all people, people in families, people in unrelated subfamilies, 

				 unrelated individuals)

			POV42 (people in families by family structure)

			POV43  (people in families with related children by family structure)

			POV44  (Families by family structure)

			POV45  (Families with related children under 18 by family structure)



20			POV28 (income deficit or surplus -- the dollar difference between     

		 		family income and the poverty threshold)  



21			POV35  (poverty thresholds)

			POV36 (number of families by size of family and number of children in 	

				 the family)

			POV37 (families in poverty by size of family and number of related 	

				 children)

			POV38 (people in poverty by size of family and number of related 		

				 children)



22			POV01  (people by income to poverty ratio)

			POV05  (related children by income to poverty ratio)

			POV29  (nativity -- at bottom of table)



23			POV34 (single year of age)



24			Not migrated for 2002.  See detailed health insurance tables at:

                        http://ferret.bls.census.gov/macro/032003/health/toc.htm for 2002 

				data.  

                        

			For other health insurance data, go to 						

			http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/hlthins.html  



25			POV46  (state)



Source:  U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2009 Annual Social and Economic Supplement. 										


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Last revised: September 16, 2010
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