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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poverty_in_the_United_States

Poverty is a state of deprivation, lacking the usual or socially acceptable amount of money or ...... Jump up to: Fisher, Gordon M. "The Development of the Orshansky Poverty Thresholds and Their Subsequent History as the Official U.S. Poverty ...

www.census.gov/data/tables/time-series/demo/income-poverty/historical-poverty-people.html

Sep 1, 2016 ... Detailed annual tables on poverty across a number of individual and family ... Supplemental Poverty Measure ... United States Census Bureau.

www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/01/13/whos-poor-in-america-50-years-into-the-war-on-poverty-a-data-portrait

Jan 13, 2014 ... The War on Poverty was arguably the most ambitious domestic policy ... through time and adjusted for historical inflation — and found that it fell from ... By 2012, poverty among African-Americans had fallen to 27.2% — still ...

www.poverties.org/blog/poverty-in-america

May 5, 2011 ... Historical overview. From the 1950s to the early 1970s, poverty in America (i.e. USA) fell continuously as the economy was booming and the ...

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At the beginning of the 1800s most poor Americans outside the South resembled the poor of Europe. They were chiefly orphans, widows, people too old or too ...

www.npc.umich.edu/poverty

The United States determines the official poverty rate using poverty .... Waging War on Poverty: Historical Trends in Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2012/07/11/poverty-in-the-50-years-since-the-other-america-in-five-charts

Jul 11, 2012 ... Fifty years ago, the democratic socialist activist and writer Michael Harrington published The Other America, which chronicled the state of the ...

www.povertyusa.org/the-state-of-poverty/poverty-facts

Poverty Facts. The Population of Poverty USA. In 2015, 43.1 million people lived in Poverty USA. That means the poverty rate for 2015 was 13.5%. The 2015 ...

www.debt.org/faqs/americans-in-debt/poverty-united-states

Nov 7, 2012 ... The number of Americans living in poverty now numbers over 46 million – 15 percent of the total U.S. ... Historical Changes in Poverty Levels.

www.heritage.org/poverty-and-inequality/report/understanding-poverty-the-united-states-surprising-facts-about

The Census Bureau's annual poverty report presents a misleading picture of poverty in the United States. Few of the 46.2 million people identified by the Census ...