Poverty

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Poverty

  1. 1. POVERTY
  2. 2. <ul><li>Median Family Income $42,409 </li></ul><ul><li>Average Yearly Income Per Worker $27,845 </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Minimum Wage: $5.85/hour = $12,168/year </li></ul><ul><li>PA Minimum Wage: $7.75/hour = </li></ul><ul><li>$16,120 </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>The poverty line is: </li></ul><ul><li>$9,359 for 1 person </li></ul><ul><li>$11,569 for a family of 2 </li></ul><ul><li>$14,480 for a family of 3 </li></ul><ul><li>$18,800 for a family of 4 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>12.6% of Americans live below the Poverty Level. </li></ul><ul><li>10.9% of those in PA live below the Poverty Level </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>10.7% of Americans live below the poverty line when such things as welfare and food stamps are taken into consideration </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Most poor are white. </li></ul><ul><li>7.5% of White people are poor. </li></ul><ul><li>21.4% of Hispanic people are poor </li></ul><ul><li>24.1% of Black people are poor </li></ul><ul><li>25.9% of Native Americans are poor </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>48% of all poor are white </li></ul><ul><li>27% are black </li></ul><ul><li>22% are Hispanic </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>16.7% of all children are poor (66% of them are white) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>36% of those who live in poverty are children. Only 10 % of them are black and live in a city with a single mother. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>10% of those who live in poverty are senior citizens </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>2/3 of all poor families have only 1 - 2 children. </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>2/3 of all poor families have at least one family member who works. </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>17.2% of rural Americans live in poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>71% of rural poor are white. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>18.5 % of city dwellers live in poverty. </li></ul><ul><li>50% of urban poor are white. </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>9.7%of suburbanites live in poverty. </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>10% of Snyder Countians live in Poverty. </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>In Selinsgrove, 13.65 % of all school-age children are poor. </li></ul>

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