Poverty Data & Resources
American Community Survey State Data:
Total Poverty Rates, 2000-2008
Child Poverty Rates, 2000-2008
Family Poverty Rates, 2000-2008
Median Household Income, 2000-2008
Current Population Survey State Data:
People in Poverty, 1999/2000 - 2006/2007
People in Poverty, 2000/2001 - 2006/2007
Median Household Income, 2000/2001 - 2006/2007
People Without Health Insurance, 2000/2001 - 2006/2007
State and Regional Data on Employment and Unemployment, July 2008
US. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, 8/15/08.
Food Stamp Participation in May 2008 Sets Another Record High (state data)
Food Research and Action Center (FRAC).
Source: U.S. Census bureau, American Community Survey released on Tuesday, August 26, 2008. Calculations provided by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. Summary tables made available by the Coalition on Human Needs.
The Missouri Census Data Center
The Missouri Census Data Center provides access and education on Census Bureau products as well as other statistical resources to data users, be they government, business, not-for-profits, educators, or anyone in need of economic and demographic data.
The Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis
The Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA) transforms public data into useful information. They strive to engage their audience and seek communication form local community perspectives.
The National Center for Children in Poverty
The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is a public policy center dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America’s low-income families and children. NCCP uses research to inform policy and practice with the goal of ensuring positive outcomes for the next generation.
Missouri Economic Research and Information Center
MERIC is the research division for the Missouri Department of Economic Development. We provide innovative analyses and assistance to policymakers and the public, including studies of the state’s targeted industries and economic development initiatives.
US Census Bureau
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
Missouri Kids Count
The Annie E. Casey Foundation funds a nationwide network of state-level KIDS COUNT projects that provide a more detailed, community-by-community picture of the condition of children. The KIDS COUNT Network improves programs and policies for children and families by collecting and reporting credible data and promoting the use of data-based advocacy and communications strategies.