January 27, 2012 Post
January 27, 2012
Using income and household relationship data from the American Community Surveys (ACS), the Census Bureau provides unofficial estimates of the number and percentage of people in poverty for sub-national levels of geography.
The Bureau produces ACS estimates for the nation, states, and large metropolitan statistical areas.
Frequency and Timespan: Annual data and averages across mulit-year timespans for 2004-2013
Geographic Level of Coverage: Subnational estimates of income and poverty for all places, counties, and metropolitan areas with a population of at least 65,000 as well as the nation and the states
Publications and Tables available online
U.S. Census Bureau. Description of Income and Poverty Data Source. (PDF) Accessed 2/14/2012