U.S. Census Bureau

Child Poverty RisingAnalysis by the Brookings Institution showed that child poverty rate nationwide rose from 18 to 22 percent from 2007 to 2010.
Survey: 1 In 4 Philadelphians Living In Poverty27-percent of Philadelphians live below the poverty line. It’s a number that has risen four percent in the last 10 years, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, released today.