The Current Population Survey (CPS) is a monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment, persons not in the labor force, hours of work, earnings, and other demographic and labor force characteristics.
FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications. FDsys has several options for searching through its vast collection of documents (keyword search, collection search, and browsing).
The Institute for Research on Poverty, located at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a national, university-based center for research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. It is a nonprofit and nonpartisan organization.
The National Poverty Center (NPC) was established in the fall of 2002 as a university-based, nonpartisan research center. The Centerconducts and promotes multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the causes and consequences of poverty and provides mentoring and training to young scholars.
This government site produced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation provides links for information about poverty guidelines. Additional links lead to other institutions and organizations.