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Published in Print: December 13, 2000, as Children in Working-Poor Families: 1989-98

Children in Working-Poor Families: 1989-98

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Since 1989, the number of children in the United States living in families that are defined as "working poor" has increased substantially.

NOTE: Working-poor families are defined as families in which at least one parent worked 50 or moer weeks per 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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