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Measuring America: How Census measures poverty

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Organizational Author: 
United States Census Bureau
Individual Author: 
United States Census Bureau
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Washington, DC
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Year: 
2014
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In 2014, the U.S. Census Bureau released an infographic titled Measuring America: How Census Measures Poverty, which describes the official poverty measure and supplemental poverty measure and highlights differences in the two measures. The infographic also includes differences in the official and SPM 2012 poverty rates by age group, geographic differences in the SPM 2012 poverty thresholds, and more.

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