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Resources by Topic: Income

Income and Poverty in the United States: 2019
Reports on income levels and poverty rates for 2018 and 2019, along with the percent change from 2018 to 2019. Includes statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Based on data from the 2020 and earlier Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements.
Author(s): Jessica Semega, Melissa Kollar, Emily A. Shrider, John F. Creamer
Date: 09/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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2020 State of Rural Minnesota Report
Presents an overview of rural Minnesota. Includes county-level data and statistics on population migration, economic vitality, employment, income, rurality, and more.
Author(s): Kelly Asche
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Center for Rural Policy and Development
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Child Care Deserts Mapping Tool
Interactive map featuring data on child care availability and locations for child care deserts, or areas in which the demand for child care is much greater than the availability of child care. Includes layered maps showing poverty rates, educational attainment, median family incomes and home values, and percent of black and Hispanic/Latinx residents.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organizations: Center for American Progress, University of Minnesota
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The Appalachian Region: A Data Overview from the 2014-2018 American Community Survey Chartbook
State- and county-level information on population, age, race and ethnicity, housing occupancy, education, labor force, employment, income, health insurance coverage, disability, and veteran status, for the 13 Appalachian states. Features statistics with breakdowns by 5 levels of population density.
Additional links: All Report Data, All Report Maps, All Report Tables
Author(s): Kelvin Pollard, Linda A. Jacobsen
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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Income and Poverty in the United States: 2018
Reports on income levels and the number of people in poverty for 2017 and 2018, along with the percent change from 2017 to 2018. Includes statistics for metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas. Based on data from the 2019 and earlier Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplements.
Author(s): Jessica Semega, Melissa Kollar, John Creamer, Abinash Mohanty
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Rural-Urban Earnings Gap by Educational Attainment, 2018
Chart showing the gap in median earnings between rural and urban adults age 25 and older with different levels of education. Uses data from the 2018 American Community Survey.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates: 2018
Highlights from the 2018 Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE), which provides single-year median household income and poverty statistics. Includes county-level maps showing income and poverty rates in 2018 and changes from 2007 to 2018.
Author(s): Stefan Elser, Rachel Upton, Carolyn Gann
Date: 01/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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Human Development and Controlled Substance Prescribing in Ohio Counties
Examines American Human Development Index (AHDI) scores for Ohio counties to determine relationships between controlled substance prescribing and human development, defined as a composite score of economic wellbeing, health, and education. Includes county-level data on prescribing practices for controlled substances, such as opioids, stimulants, benzodiazepines, and sedatives.
Additional links: Supplemental Material
Author(s): Patricia Factor, Wallace Chambers, JoAnna Kauffman, et al.
Citation: Ohio Journal of Public Health, 2(2), 24-29
Date: 12/2019
Type: Document
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What Can You Learn About Counties from the American Community Survey?
Interactive mapping system that highlights and provides access to county-level data on key topics from the 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-year estimates, including poverty rates, educational attainment, health insurance coverage, and more.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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2014-2018 Median Household Income in the United States by County
Interactive map showing median household income by county, based on the 2014-2019 American Community Survey 5-year estimates. Hover over a county to view detailed household income data.
Date: 12/2019
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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