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(Numbers in thousands)
Below poverty level
|Official less payroll taxes plus net capital gains||34,909||12.4|
|Official less federal and state income taxes plus net capital gains||33,074||11.8|
|Official less federal and state income taxes plus net capital gains and earned income credit (EIC)||29,445||10.5|
|Official less taxes plus net capital gains and EIC||31,791||11.3|
|Official less nonmeans-tested cash transfers||52,282||18.6|
|Official less means-tested cash transfers||52,282||18.6|
|Official plus means-tested non-medical noncash transfers||29,590||10.5|
|Official plus foodstamps||31,755||11.3|
|Official plus rent subsidies||31,631||11.2|
|Official plus regular-price school lunch||32,901||11.7|
|Official plus all non-medical noncash transfers||29,581||10.5|
|Official less taxes plus EIC and all noncash transfers||28,173||10.0|
For further explanation of the tax model revisions issued in April 2004 see, "Alternative Measures of Poverty for 2001 and 2002 (Revised)" at Alternative Measures Revision
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Survey, 2002 Annual Social and Economic Supplement.