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Comparison of ACS 2005 to CPS ASEC 2004-2005 Averages

State 2005 ACS CPS-ASEC 2004/2005 2-yr Average Z-score Significantly Different?
Percent Standard Error Percent Standard Error
United States 13.3 0.1 12.7 0.1 4.7 Yes
Alabama 17.0 0.3 16.8 1.1 0.2 No
Alaska 11.2 0.6 9.5 1.0 1.5 No
Arizona 14.2 0.3 14.8 1.0 0.6 No
Arkansas 17.2 0.4 14.5 1.1 2.3 Yes
California 13.3 0.1 13.2 0.4 0.3 No
Colorado 11.1 0.2 10.7 1.0 0.4 No
Connecticut 8.3 0.3 9.7 0.9 1.5 No
Delaware 10.4 0.5 9.1 0.9 1.3 No
District of Columbia 19.0 0.9 19.1 1.4 0.1 No
Florida 12.8 0.2 11.4 0.5 2.7 Yes
Georgia 14.4 0.2 13.7 0.7 0.9 No
Hawaii 9.8 0.5 8.6 0.8 1.3 No
Idaho 13.9 0.4 9.9 0.9 3.9 Yes
Illinois 12.0 0.2 11.9 0.6 0.1 No
Indiana 12.2 0.2 12.1 0.8 0.1 No
Iowa 10.9 0.2 11.1 1.0 0.2 No
Kansas 11.7 0.3 12.0 1.0 0.3 No
Kentucky 16.8 0.3 16.3 1.2 0.5 No
Louisiana 19.8 0.4 17.6 1.2 1.8 Yes
Maine 12.6 0.4 12.1 1.1 0.4 No
Maryland 8.2 0.3 9.8 0.8 1.8 Yes
Massachusetts 10.3 0.2 9.7 0.8 0.8 No
Michigan 13.2 0.2 12.6 0.7 0.8 No
Minnesota 9.2 0.2 7.5 0.7 2.2 Yes
Mississippi 21.3 0.4 19.4 1.2 1.5 No
Missouri 13.3 0.2 11.9 0.9 1.6 No
Montana 14.4 0.6 14.0 1.1 0.3 No
Nebraska 10.9 0.3 9.5 0.9 1.5 No
Nevada 11.1 0.4 10.8 1.0 0.3 No
New Hampshire 7.5 0.4 5.5 0.7 2.4 Yes
New Jersey 8.7 0.2 7.4 0.6 2.1 Yes
New Mexico 18.5 0.5 17.2 1.3 1.0 No
New York 13.8 0.2 14.8 0.5 1.7 Yes
North Carolina 15.1 0.2 13.8 0.8 1.5 No
North Dakota 11.2 0.5 10.4 1.0 0.7 No
Ohio 13.0 0.2 11.9 0.6 1.7 Yes
Oklahoma 16.5 0.3 13.2 1.1 3.0 Yes
Oregon 14.1 0.3 11.9 1.1 2.0 Yes
Pennsylvania 11.9 0.1 11.3 0.6 1.0 No
Rhode Island 12.3 0.6 11.8 1.1 0.4 No
South Carolina 15.6 0.3 15.0 1.1 0.5 No
South Dakota 13.6 0.6 12.7 1.0 0.8 No
Tennessee 15.5 0.3 15.4 1.0 0.1 No
Texas 17.6 0.2 16.3 0.5 2.2 Yes
Utah 10.2 0.4 9.6 0.9 0.6 No
Vermont 11.5 0.6 7.7 0.9 3.5 Yes
Virginia 10.0 0.2 9.3 0.7 0.9 No
Washington 11.9 0.2 10.8 0.8 1.3 No
West Virginia 18.0 0.5 14.8 1.0 2.8 Yes
Wisconsin 10.2 0.2 11.3 0.9 1.2 No
Wyoming 9.5 0.5 10.3 1.0 0.7 No

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements 2005 and 2006 and American Community Survey, 2005.


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division: Poverty |  Last Revised: September 16, 2014