Boone County Indicators 2008

Basic Needs
Persons Below Poverty

Definition: The percentage of families/individuals below the Census Bureau's poverty threshold. For detailed numbers by poverty ratio category, click on data source.

Rationale: This statistic meets most Boone County Indicators criteria and demonstrates the number of families/individuals whose income does not fully provide for basic needs.

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 2008

Percent of Households within Frequently Utilized Poverty Thresholds, 2007

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