"Income and Poverty in the United States"

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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013
Current Population Reports
By Carmen DeNavas-Walt and Bernadette D. Proctor
Issued September 2014
P60-249
U.S. Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
census.gov
Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013
Current Population Reports
By Carmen DeNavas-Walt and Bernadette D. Proctor
Issued September 2014
P60-249
U.S. Department of Commerce
Economics and Statistics Administration
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
census.gov
Acknowledgments
Carmen DeNavas-Walt, with the assistance of Melissa A. Kollar
and Jessica L. Semega, prepared the income sections of this report
under the direction of Edward J. Welniak, Jr., Chief of the Income
Statistics Branch. Bernadette D. Proctor prepared the poverty section
under the direction of Trudi J. Renwick, Chief of the Poverty Statistics
Branch. Charles T. Nelson, Assistant Division Chief for Economic
Characteristics, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division,
provided overall direction.
David E. Adams, Vonda M. Ashton, Susan S. Gajewski, Demographic
Surveys Division, and Tim J. Marshall and Lisa Cheok, Associate
Directorate Demographic Programs, processed the Current Population
Survey 2014 Annual Social and Economic Supplement file.
Christopher J. Boniface, Kirk E. Davis, Matthew Davis, Raymond
E. Dowdy, Van P. Duong, Thy K. Le, Chandararith R. Phe, and Nora
P. Szeto programmed and produced the historical, detailed, and publica-
tion tables under the direction of Hung X. Pham, Chief of the Tabulation
and Applications Branch, Demographic Surveys Division.
Matthew Herbstritt and Rebecca A. Hoop, under the supervision of
David V. Hornick, all of the Demographic Statistical Methods Division,
conducted sample review.
Greg Weyland, Tim J. Marshall, Lisa Cheok, and Aaron Cantu,
Associate Directorate Demographic Programs, and Roberto Picha,
Agatha Jung, and Johanna Rupp, Technologies Management Office,
prepared and programmed the computer-assisted interviewing instru-
ment used to conduct the Annual Social and Economic Supplement.
Additional people within the U.S. Census Bureau also made significant
contributions to the preparation of this report. Marjorie Hanson,
John Hisnanick, Joshua W. Mitchell, Laryssa Mykyta, Jonathan L.
Rothbaum, Bereket T. Shibeshi, Kathleen S. Short, and Bruce H.
Webster, Jr. reviewed the contents.
Census Bureau field representatives and telephone interviewers collected
the data. Without their dedication, the preparation of this report or any
report from the Current Population Survey would be impossible.
Linda Chen of the Census Bureau’s Center for New Media and Promotion
and Donna Gillis and Anthony Richards of the Public Information
Office provided publication management, graphics design and composi-
tion, and editorial review for print and electronic media.
Don Meyd of the Census Bureau’s Administrative and Customer Services
Division provided printing management.
Income and Poverty in
the United States: 2013
Issued September 2014
P60-249
U.S. Department of Commerce
Penny Pritzker,
Secretary
Bruce H. Andrews,
Deputy Secretary
Economics and Statistics Administration
Mark Doms,
Under Secretary for Economic Affairs
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
John H. Thompson,
Director
Suggested Citation
DeNavas-Walt, Carmen and
Bernadette D. Proctor,
U.S. Census Bureau,
Current Population Reports, P60-249,
Income and Poverty
in the United States: 2013,
U.S. Government Printing Office,
Washington, DC,
2014.
ECONOMICS
AND STATISTICS
ADMINISTRATION
Economics and Statistics
Administration
Mark Doms,
Under Secretary for Economic Affairs
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU
John H. Thompson,
Director
Nancy A. Potok,
Deputy Director and Chief Operating Officer
Enrique Lamas,
Associate Director for Demographic Programs
Victoria Velkoff,
Chief, Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division
Contents
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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2013
...............................1
Introduction .........................................................................................1
Source of Estimates .............................................................................1
Statistical Accuracy ..............................................................................2
Supplemental Poverty Measure ............................................................2
State and Local Estimates of Income and Poverty ................................3
Dynamics of Economic Well-Being ........................................................4
Income in the United States
................................................................5
Highlights ............................................................................................5
Household Income ...............................................................................7
Type of Household ...............................................................................7
Race and Hispanic Origin .....................................................................7
Age of Householder .............................................................................7
Nativity ................................................................................................8
Region .................................................................................................8
Residence ............................................................................................8
Income Inequality ...............................................................................8
Equivalence-Adjusted Income Inequality ..............................................9
Earnings and Work Experience ...........................................................10
Poverty in the United States
..............................................................12
Highlights ..........................................................................................12
Race and Hispanic Origin ...................................................................12
Age ....................................................................................................14
Sex ....................................................................................................15
Nativity ..............................................................................................15
Region ...............................................................................................15
Residence ..........................................................................................15
Work Experience ................................................................................15
Families .............................................................................................16
Depth of Poverty ...............................................................................16
Ratio of Income to Poverty ...........................................................16
Income Deficit ..............................................................................18
Shared Households ............................................................................18
Alternative/Experimental Poverty Measures .......................................19
National Academy of Sciences (NAS)-Based Measures ...................19
Research Files ...............................................................................20
CPS Table Creator .........................................................................20
Comments
.............................................................................................20
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