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Child poverty fell by nearly half in 2021, Census Bureau says
The supplemental poverty rate fell to its lowest since 2009. Children living in poverty fell by almost half.
Census undercount of Black, brown communities could ripple through economy
The bureau thinks it missed 3% of African Americans, 5% of Hispanics and 6% of Alaska Natives and Native Americans living on reservations.
Government support credited with decline in poverty in 2020
The Census Bureau's supplemental poverty measure showed a big decline from 2019, despite a year of pandemic-induced economic disruption.
LGBT community hit hard by economic impact of the pandemic
The recent Census household Pulse survey found LGBT people were almost twice as likely to be experiencing food insecurity as other Americans.
U.S. Census to release first local data from 2020 survey
These numbers have major political and economic implications.
How COVID-19 could affect census funding
The COVID-19 crisis has particularly affected the counting of people living in group settings, like college towns.
Census data shows fewer seniors are living alone
There's hasn't been in increase in seniors in nursing homes, either.
New census data shows inequality continues to grow in the U.S.
Top earners took a bigger slice of the income pie, while everyone else's slices shrank.
As farmers age, they face the challenge of finding successors to take over
Farmers across America are getting older and weighing the fate of their farms.
The fastest—and slowest—growing counties in the U.S.
Counties in Texas, North Dakota and Florida are experiencing a high rate of population growth.