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Social Security Keeps Older Americans Out of Poverty

State-Level Estimates, 2007–2009

En español | This fact sheet examines how Social Security income helps keep older Americans out of poverty within each state. The fact sheet provides data for each state showing the numbers of older Americans who would be in poverty without Social Security income and the numbers of older Americans who remain in poverty

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