This blog collects information about income inequality and places it – available to anyone interested – with alphabetical reference, on this specifically linked, Internet-accessible-and-searchable blog database, access to which is free and unrestricted. Search by keyword, i.e., Smith, poverty, using Microsoft Command f.
Sunday, July 23, 2017
43 MILLION IN POVERTY
2015, the last year for which data are available, 43.1 million people—13.5 percent of the population—were considered to be in poverty, defined as falling below an
annual income threshold of $24,257 for a family of four.
"America: The Forgotten Poor," Jeff Madrick, New
York Review of Books, June 22, 2017, pp. 49-50.