• Here's the income it takes for a family of 4 to be considered poor in every state

    21 days ago - By Chron

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    Wage growth has been dismal for many American workers, despite signs of a strong economy.
    The federal poverty line in America is $25,100, except in Alaska and Hawaii, where it's $31,380 and $28,870, respectively.
    To better understand what it means to be "poor" in each state, we calculated the income it takes to be at the poverty level in every state based on buying power.
    Wage growth has been dismal for many American workers, despite signs of a strong economy.
    According to the United States Census Bureau, 12.3% of the US population is living in poverty, which...
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  • Here's the income it takes for a family of 4 to be considered poor in every state

    Here's the income it takes for a family of 4 to be considered poor in every state

    21 days ago - By Business Insider

    Wage growth has been dismal for many American workers, despite signs of a strong economy.
    The federal poverty line in America is $25,100, except in Alaska and Hawaii, where it's $31,380 and $28,870, respectively.
    To better understand what it means to be "poor" in each state, we calculated the income it takes to be at the poverty level in every state based on buying power.
    Wage growth has been dismal for many American workers, despite signs of a strong economy.
    According to the United States Census Bureau , 12.3% of the US population is living in poverty, which means they're earning below...
    Read more ...