This report presents data on income, earnings, income inequality, and poverty in the United States based on information collected in the 2016 and earlier Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements (CPS ASEC) conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Once a decade, the CPS ASEC transitions to a new sample design and updates all metropolitan statistical area delineations. As a result, the metropolitan/nonmetropolitan estimates for 2014 and 2015 are not comparable. Click below for more information.
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The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2014
This is the fifth report describing research on the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM).
Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2013
This report focuses on the child support income that custodial parents reported receiving from noncustodial parents living elsewhere and other types of support.
Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2015
This report presents data on health insurance coverage in the United States based on information collected in the 2015 CPS ASEC.