Share of the elderly at various income-to-supplemental-poverty-threshold ratios, by race/ethnicity, 2009–2011 average

Note: The vulnerable elderly are people age 65 and older with incomes below 2.0 times the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) threshold.  Races and ethnicities are presented in mutually exclusive categories, i.e., white refers to non-Hispanic whites, black refers to non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanic refers to Hispanics of any race.

Source: Authors' analysis of pooled 2009–2011 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement microdata

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