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Microdata Access

Make your own Tables or Cross Tabulations

  • Current Population Survey Table Creators:
    • The CPS Table Creator gives you the ability to create customized tables from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
    • You can also generate estimates using your own definitions of income and poverty with CPS Table Creator II.
  • DataFerrett
    • DataFerrett lets you look at already created tables or allows you to create your own tables/extract files using:
      • Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC)
      • American Community Survey (ACS)
      • Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP)
      • Survey of Program Dynamics (SPD)
  • American FactFinder
    • Provides numerous data products (detailed tables, subject tables, data profiles, geographic comparison tables, etc.) for specific geographic (nation, state, places, county, congressional district, etc.)
    • Data for the American Community Survey (2001 to 2008), Census 2000 and 1990 census
    • Single year ACS data for all geographics with 65,000+ population; three year ACS data for all geographics with 20,000+ population; five year ACS data for all geographics (available late 2010)

Download Microdata

  • Extract Files - Various microdata extract files, including alternative weights, tax and noncash estimates, and special tabulations.

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