Federal poverty levels are 50%, 100%, 130%, 185%, 200%, and 400%

Our interactive map lets users view the data by year and either number or percentage of children by a selected federal poverty level (FPL). Users also can hover their cursor over individual counties to get the specific results for that county.

Regions in spreadsheets (by year):
  • 2011-latest available data: all
  • 2009-2010: state, county, township and municipality
Regions in PDFs (by year):
  • 2009-latest available data: county
Source of data:
  • IECAM, based on several estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau.

A full explanation of the methodology that IECAM uses to create estimates can be found via the Data Releases & Methodology page.


The data for the years 2005 through the most recent available (for all regions) can be found via the Tabular Data Search page.