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60+: Below 200% poverty (Census 2000)

Definition: Percentage of people aged 60 and over who are below 200% poverty

Notes: Data exclude institutionalized people, people in military group quarters, people in college dormitories, and unrelated individuals under 15 years old. The poverty status was determined using federal government’s official poverty definition.

Data calculated by Center on the Family using the following sources.

  • U.S. Census Bureau. (2004, October). Census 2000 special tabulation on aging (STP 9), P88: Age by ratio of income in 1999 to poverty level.


Year National State County
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