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For Immediate Release: Monday, August 27, 2018

Census Bureau to Announce Findings for 2017 Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage and Supplemental Poverty Measure

Press Release Number CB18-130



The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an online news conference to announce the findings from three reports: Income and Poverty in the United States: 2017, Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2017, and The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2017.

The income and poverty report provides national-level statistics from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement. The supplemental poverty measure report contains both national and state-level findings from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement. The health insurance report presents both Current Population Survey and American Community Survey statistics and contains national and some state-level findings.

The presenters and other subject matter experts will take questions from the media following the completion of the presentation.


Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
10 a.m. EDT

News conference page:

The Census Bureau will post the reports, data tables and news release online shortly after the news conference begins. They will be available at <www.census.gov/newsroom/press-kits/2018/income-poverty.html>.


The Census Bureau will broadcast the event live on <www.census.gov/newsroom/census-live.html>.

Media may dial in to ask questions.
Dial-in number: 1-888-606-7038
Participant passcode: 7509168

Questions and answers are limited to media.
Note: Stay on the line until the operator asks for the passcode. Do not key in passcode.


Please contact the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at <pio@census.gov> or call 301-763-3030 to request an interview with a subject matter expert.



Jewel Jordan
Julie Iriondo
Public Information Office

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