Over a third of single-parent families with children are poor, compared to only seven percent of married families. Read More.
For decades, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported that over 30 million Americans live in “poverty,” but other government surveys show that most of these are not poor in any ordinary sense of the term. Read More.
The number of Americans who pay taxes continues to shrink—and the United States is close to the point at which half of the population will not pay taxes for government benefits they receive. Read More.
The Census Bureau recently released its annual poverty report, declaring that a record 46.2 million persons, or about one in seven Americans, were poor in 2010. Read More.