Public Services Division
Low Income Americans
2015 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: 2012 and 2013. Washington (DC): U.S. Census Bureau; 2014 Sep. 9p. (American Community Survey Briefs; 13-01). This report uses the 2012 and 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year data to compare poverty rates and the number of people in poverty for the nation, states and the District of Columbia, and large metropolitan areas. The report also examines the proportion of people by selected income-to-poverty ratios for the same geographic levels.
DeNavas-Walt C, Proctor BD, Smith JC. Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2012. Washington (DC): U.S. Census Bureau; 2013 Sep. 88 p. (Current Population Reports; P60-245).