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Low Income Americans
2012 HHS Poverty Guidelines (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services). This page provides access to two versions of the federal poverty measure: the poverty thresholds and the poverty guidelines.
Bishaw A. Poverty: 2010 and 2011. Washington (DC): U.S. Census Bureau; 2012 Sep. 8p. (American Community Survey Briefs; 11-01). This report compares poverty rates for the nation, states, and large metropolitan statistical areas. The report also summarizes the distribution of people by income-to-poverty ratios for states and the District of Columbia.
DeNavas-Walt C, Proctor BD, Smith JC. Income, Poverty and Health Insurance in the United States: 2011. Washington (DC): U.S. Census Bureau; 2012 Sep. 89 p. (Current Population Reports; P60-243).