Tracking American Poverty and Policy
Review some eye opening statistics on poverty with the Tracking American Poverty & Policy interactive infographic. Once the user clicks the start button, the next screen displays the official poverty rate of 15.2%. The following screen shows that 6.8% are in deep poverty. The third screen denotes that nearly 25% are near the poverty line, while the 4th screen has numerous poverty facts by race. Additional screens show poverty by gender, poverty by education, poverty by age, and poverty rates by family type, with more than 42% of single females who have children in poverty.