Children in Working-Poor Families: 1989-98
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.
Vol. 20, Issue 15, Page 36Published in Print: December 13, 2000, as Children in Working-Poor Families: 1989-98