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Children in Working-Poor Families: 1989-98

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Since 1989, there has been a dramatic increase in the number of children in the United States living in families that are defined as "working poor."

NOTE: Working-poor families are defined as families in which at least on parent worked 50 or more weeks a year, but family income was below the poverty level.

SOURCE: Annie E. Casey Foundation, Kids Count Data Book 2000, analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau, March Current Population Survey, various years.

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