Sociology 360 - Poverty Trends

Sociology 360 poverty trends

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Unformatted text preview: Poverty in America Poverty in America 2010 HHS Poverty Guidelines 2010 HHS Poverty Guidelines Single person: $10,830 Two­person family: $14,570 Three­person family: $18,310 Each additional family member adds $3,740 Rates slightly higher for Alaska and Hawaii SOURCE: Federal Register Minimum Wage Minimum Wage California: $8 per hour ($16,000 for working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks a year) Federal: $7.25 per hour ($14,500 for working 40 hours per week, 50 weeks a year) Number of Americans Living Below the Federal Poverty Level, 2008 Long Term Poverty Trends Long Term Poverty Trends http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-census-poverty11-2009sep11-...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course SOCI 360 taught by Professor Sternheimer,karen during the Fall '10 term at USC.

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