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Updated September 26, 2014

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Underlying data are from Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement Historical Poverty Tables, Table 2, “Poverty Status, by Family Relationship, Race, and Hispanic Origin,” and Table 3, “Poverty Status, by Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin.” Data are also from the Social Security Administration Trustees Report 2009: Annual Statistical Supplement, Table 4a, “Old-Age and Survivors Insurance Trust Fund Expenditures”

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