This layer highlights the education status of women 25 or older, living below the poverty line. Compare this map to theEducation Level of Men in Povertyfor additional perspective, or use theEducation Level of Women and Men in Poverty in the United Statesapp to do a side by side comparison.Thepoverty linevaries due to family size, state of residence, and other factors. TheUS Census normalizes the data by placing each respondent into an income category related to the poverty line. The Census then reports education levels for men and women above and below the poverty line.The US CensusAmerican Community Surveyis an ongoing survey. These estimates were created from data collectedfrom 2010 to 2014 and shown at the tract level. The tract borders are not shown to emphasizepatterns.