Links to Data
A grant application ask for data on poverty for the target population and/or geographic area of the problem you are trying to address. Click here for examples of verbiage you could use to address the issue of poverty for your target population and/or geographic area.
Poverty & Food Assistance in Marion County - A 2003 report by the Oregon State University Extension Service (PDF)
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services poverty guidelines.
The U.S. Census Bureau
Current Population Survey Topics (A joint effort between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau) CPS Home Page
CPS Definitions and Explanations
Survey of Income and Program Participation ( SIPP homepage
Monitoring the Healthcare Safety Net, Book 2. Data for States and CountiesCommunity Context—Economy (Percentage of Population Below
Poverty; Median Household Income ($);% Households Income Under $15,000; % Households
Income Over $75,000; % Households Under $15,000 on Public Assistance Mean Public
Assistance Amount ($); % Ages 16+ Not in Labor Force; % Ages 16+ Unemployed).
Kids Count DataIndicators for Marion CountyIndicators for the State of Oregon
Northwest Area Foundation - Data on income, poverty and education for Marion County