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The Effects of Government Taxes and Transfers on Income and Poverty: 2004

The income definitions included in this summary are the official definitions and three alternative definitions. The poverty thresholds used in these estimates are not official thresholds.

Summary Tables

  • Table 1. Median Income of Households by Selected Characteristics and Income Definition: 2003 and 2004 [XLS - 56k] | [PDF - 16k]
  • Table 2. Share of Aggregate Household Income by Quintile and Gini Index: 2003 and 2004 [XLS - 22k] | [PDF - 8k]
  • Table 3. People and Families With Alternative Definitions of Income Below the Three-Parameter Poverty Thresholds, by Selected Characteristics: 2003 and 2004 [XLS - 69k] | [PDF - 20k]
  • Table 4. People and Families With Alternative Definitions of Income Below the CPI-U-RS-adjusted Three-Parameter Poverty Thresholds, by Selected Characteristics: 2003 and 2004 [XLS - 72k] | [PDF - 20k]

Detailed Tables


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Income |  Last Revised: September 13, 2011