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Calculate 2014 Supplemental Poverty Measure
Calculate 2014 Official Poverty Measure

Step 1: What Should Be Counted Towards Income?

Market Income
Social Security
Supplemental Security Income
Unemployment Compensation
Welfare (TANF)
Veteran's Benefits
Food Stamps (SNAP)
Free/Subsidized School Lunch
Women, Infants, & Children (WIC)
Housing Subsidies (e.g. Section 8)
Home Energy Subsidies (e.g. LIHEAP)
Earned Income Tax Credit
Child Tax Credit

Step 2: What Should Be Subtracted From Income?

Federal Income Tax
Federal Payroll Tax
State Taxes
Child Support Paid
Medical Out-of-Pocket Expenses
Child Care & Work-Related Expenses

Step 3: What Poverty Line/Unit Should Be Used?

Supplemental Poverty Line
Supplemental Deep Poverty Line (50% of Supplemental Poverty Line)
Supplemental Near Poverty Line (150% of Supplemental Poverty Line)

Note: Selecting the Official Poverty Lines disables the variables that the Official Poverty Metric ignores.

Official Poverty Line
Official Deep Poverty Line (50% of Official Poverty Line)
Official Near Poverty Line (150% of Official Poverty Line)

Step 4: What Year Should the Poverty Data Come From?


Poverty Calculation

    Poverty Amount 48.320 million
    Poverty Rate 15.3%
        Poverty Amount 20.875 million
        Poverty Rate10.7%
        Poverty Share43.2%
                Poverty Amount3.665 million
                Poverty Rate9.6%
                Poverty Share7.6%
                Poverty Amount13.054 million
                Poverty Rate10.8%
                Poverty Share27.0%
                Poverty Amount4.156 million
                Poverty Rate11.6%
                Poverty Share8.6%
        Poverty Amount14.124 million
        Poverty Rate25.4%
        Poverty Share29.2%
                Poverty Amount4.872 million
                Poverty Rate26.9%
                Poverty Share10.1%
                Poverty Amount8.251 million
                Poverty Rate24.4%
                Poverty Share17.1%
                Poverty Amount1.001 million
                Poverty Rate27.5%
                Poverty Share2.1%
        Poverty Amount8.914 million
        Poverty Rate23.1%
        Poverty Share18.4%
                Poverty Amount2.657 million
                Poverty Rate26.0%
                Poverty Share5.5%
                Poverty Amount5.334 million
                Poverty Rate21.9%
                Poverty Share11.0%
                Poverty Amount0.923 million
                Poverty Rate23.0%
                Poverty Share1.9%
        Poverty Amount2.908 million
        Poverty Rate16.8%
        Poverty Share6.0%
        Poverty Amount0.798 million
        Poverty Rate13.7%
        Poverty Share1.7%
        Poverty Amount0.477 million
        Poverty Rate19.3%
        Poverty Share1.0%
    Pacific Islander
        Poverty Amount0.224 million
        Poverty Rate22.8%
        Poverty Share0.5%
        Poverty Amount25.858 million
        Poverty Rate16.0%
        Poverty Share53.5%
                Poverty Amount11.291 million
                Poverty Rate11.4%
                Poverty Share23.4%
                Poverty Amount7.245 million
                Poverty Rate26.2%
                Poverty Share15.0%
                Poverty Amount4.949 million
                Poverty Rate24.1%
                Poverty Share10.2%
        Poverty Amount22.462 million
        Poverty Rate14.5%
        Poverty Share46.5%
                Poverty Amount9.584 million
                Poverty Rate10.0%
                Poverty Share19.8%
                Poverty Amount6.879 million
                Poverty Rate24.6%
                Poverty Share14.2%
                Poverty Amount3.965 million
                Poverty Rate21.9%
                Poverty Share8.2%
        Poverty Amount12.326 million
        Poverty Rate16.7%
        Poverty Share25.5%
            Poverty Amount4.428 million
            Poverty Rate18.5%
             Poverty Share9.2%
             Poverty Amount7.899 million
             Poverty Rate15.8%
             Poverty Share16.3%
        Poverty Amount29.357 million
        Poverty Rate15.0%
        Poverty Share60.8%
            Poverty Amount6.679 million
            Poverty Rate22.2%
            Poverty Share13.8%
            Poverty Amount6.321 million
            Poverty Rate14.7%
            Poverty Share13.1%
            Poverty Amount5.123 million
            Poverty Rate12.8%
            Poverty Share10.6%
            Poverty Amount5.569 million
            Poverty Rate13.0%
            Poverty Share11.5%
        Poverty Amount5.664 million
        Poverty Rate14.0%
        Poverty Share11.7%
        Poverty Amount6.637 million
        Poverty Rate14.4%
        Poverty Share13.7%
        Poverty Amount6.709 million
        Poverty Rate22.7%
        Poverty Share13.9%
                Poverty Amount3.991 million
                Poverty Rate25.9%
                Poverty Share8.3%