Households Doubling Up – US Census Bureau

Households Doubling Up – US Census Bureau

In coping with economic challenges over the past few years, many have combined households with other family members or individuals. These “doubled-up” households are defined as those that include at least one “additional” adult – in other words, a person 18 or older who is not enrolled in […]

U.S. Census Bureau – Poverty Survey

The U.S. Census Bureau reports poverty data from several major household surveys and programs. Last month, the Census Bureau released the Poverty: 2008 and 2009 American Community Survey (September 2010).

Survey Highlights:

In the 2009 ACS, 14.3 percent of the U.S. population had income below their respective poverty thresholds. The number of people in […]