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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Characteristics of Same-Sex Couple Households: 2005 to Present

Categories: Education,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Sex Issues,Statistics

Set of spreadsheets showing annual statistical portraits of same-sex couples from 2005 to 2016.  Includes information on age, race, educational attainment, presence of children in household, income, and housing tenure.  From the Census Bureau


Expenditures of the Aged Chartbook, 2015

Categories: Elderly,Income/Poverty,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Examines the expenditures of those mostly 65 or older to determine the adequacy of economic resources of the elderly. Shows how expenditures are distributed by total income and by expenditure categories.   From the Social Security Administration


Custodial Mothers and Fathers and Their Child Support: 2015

Categories: Children,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Population/Census,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

More than 25% of American children have one of their parents living outside their household.  Over one-third of these households were in poverty; Less than half of custodial parents received full child support payments.  This report includes socioeconomic characteristics of these households and the types and amounts of child support received.  From the Census Bureau


First-Generation Students: College Access, Persistence, and Postbachelor’s Outcomes

Categories: Education,Education-Higher,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Focuses on the success of students whose parents had not attended college.  Covers postsecondary enrollment, persistence, degree completion, graduate school enrollment, and  employment outcomes.  From the National Center for Education Statistics


Access and Utilization by Medicaid Expansion Status for Low-Income Adults Aged 19-64: Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2016

Categories: Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

Provides four tables with information about access to health care and use of health care services by adults at the federal poverty level and by states’ Medicaid Expansion Status.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Local Area Personal Income 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Reports that personal income grew in 2,285 counties, fell in 795, and was unchanged in 33.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis


Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates: 2016

Categories: Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

Provides data on single year median household income and poverty statistics for the 3,141 U.S. counties and 13,236 school districts.  The median household incomes for counties range from $22,000 to $134,000 with a median county-level figure for the U.S. at $47,589.  From the Census Bureau.


Participation Rates in Other Assistance Programs: 2013

Tracks the percentage of the U.S. population that received some federal assistance with food, transportation, clothing, or housing during the year of record.  These programs lie outside the major federal social safety net programs.  From the Census Bureau


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