Poverty Rate


Poverty Rate

Year Kansas Rate Kansas Count US Rate US Count Iowa Rate Iowa Count
2002 10.05% 269,456 12.12% 34,569,951 9.22% 267,211
2003 10.77% 288,314 12.46% 35,861,170 8.91% 259,864
2004 11.40% 304,216 12.75% 37,039,804 10.91% 316,435
2005 12.51% 336,879 12.60% 36,949,572 11.28% 327,486
2006 12.82% 348,706 12.30% 36,459,670 10.33% 300,980
2007 11.72% 318,729 12.48% 37,275,582 8.90% 263,809
2008 12.73% 345,660 13.23% 39,828,864 9.53% 284,565

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Demographic Group: US Residents
Data Source: CPS Current Population Survey
http://www.census.gov/cps/data/cpstablecreator.html
Numerator: Population that earn less than 100% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL).
Denominator: Estimated population of the geographic region.

Obtained from the US Census website:
http://www.census.gov/cps/data/cpstablecreator.html

Unit: percentage
Notes:  
Change Log: 3/26/2009
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9/24/2009

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