Census Bureau: Findings for 2017 Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Online News Conference on September 12th


The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an online news conference to announce the findings from three reports: Income and Poverty in the United States: 2017, Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2017, and The Supplemental Poverty Measure: 2017.

The income and poverty report provides national-level statistics from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement. The supplemental poverty measure report contains both national and state-level findings from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement. The health insurance report presents both Current Population Survey and American Community Survey statistics and contains national and some state-level findings.

The presenters and other subject matter experts will take questions from the media following the completion of the presentation.


Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018
10 a.m. EDT

David Waddington, Division Chief of the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau

Michael C. Cook, Sr., Chief, Public Information Office, U.S. Census Bureau

News conference page:

The Census Bureau will post the reports, data tables and news release online shortly after the news conference begins. They will be available at <www.census.gov/newsroom/press-kits/2018/income-poverty.html>.

The Census Bureau will broadcast the event live on <www.census.gov/newsroom/census-live.html>.

Media may dial in to ask questions.
Dial-in number: 1-888-606-7038
Participant passcode: 7509168

Questions and answers are limited to media.
Note: Stay on the line until the operator asks for the passcode. Do not key in passcode.

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