FRB: Five Reasons Why Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Poverty Remains Invisible

Five Reasons Why Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Poverty Remains Invisible

The National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (CAPACD), Asian American Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy (AAPIP), and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco hosted a briefing on growing poverty in the AAPI community. The event highlighted findings from a recently released […]

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 […]