Medicare Beneficiaries by Gender, Race & Poverty Level

Summary: Number and percent of beneficiaries by age, gender, race, and Federal Poverty Level (FPL)

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This databases lists the number and percent of Medicare beneficiaries by age, gender, race, and Federal Poverty Level (FPL).  Note that beneficiaries by age are unavailable after 2009. 


The Census Bureau establishes the poverty level based on a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who is in poverty. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold, then that family and every individual in it is considered in poverty.

Geographic Coverage: U.S., States

Periodicity: Annually

Series Begins/Ends: 2006 - 2019

Data Source: Kaiser State Health Facts

Updated:  Jan. 04, 2021 Estimated next update: Jan. 30, 2022

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Please enter a category.    Age data are not available after 2009.  See <a href= target=_blank style=color:#a7bacc;>Medicare Enrollment</a> for similar age-related data.  Also, because of different accounting methodologies used by the data source, values for the category Total, all ages may not match those for the category Total, all gender.    All     CSV

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