Who is Poor in the United States?

The Brookings Institution released a paper that documents the characteristics of the 46.7 million Americans who were living in poverty in 2014. The authors used data from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement that were collected in March 2015. This data presents information about who lives in poverty, including characteristics of the working-age poor.
Record Type: 
Research-To-Practice Brief
Publication Date: 
June, 2016
Date: 
June 2016
Source: 
Partner Resources
National/International: 
National
Topics/Subtopics: 
  • TANF Program Administration
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