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People with low educational attainment or family income, people who live in the South, and Black people all have lower bank account ownership rates.
Fifty-four percent of parents who were owed child support did not receive the full amount in 2017.
Food assistance benefits are adjusted for inflation on an annual basis, but the rapid rise of inflation puts pressure on recipients.
Data shows that minimum wage increases can lead to short-term increases in employment for some of those workers.
January is National Poverty in America Awareness Month. Poverty is a persistent issue in the US with many facing food insecurity or homelessness.
The rate of children facing limited availability of nutritional and safe foods to meet basic needs increased by 17% between 2019 and 2020.
In May 2022, Americans spent the most on traveling abroad and apparel compared with January 2020.
Median household income and the rate of health insurance coverage decreased while the number of people in poverty increased from 2019 to 2020.
About 15% of renters could not pay rent in July. The CDC is expanding its eviction moratorium into October.
According to Department of Agriculture data, 32% of Memphis, Tennessee, residents are low-income and live in areas with insufficient access to groceries.
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