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Newest U.S. Nationwide Poverty Stats 

for 2012 from the U.S. Census Bureau

 

2012 Summary:

- Overall no statistical change from 2011

- Nationwide 15% poverty rate (1 of every 6.7 persons)

- 46.5 million people at or below the poverty line

- Family poverty rate, 11.8%

- 30.9% of female single-parent families in poverty

- 6.3% married couple families in poverty

- Poverty line for family of four, $23,492

- Age 18 to 64, 13.7%

- Age 65 and over, 9.1%

- Children under 18, 21.8%

 

NEW - Added 03/25/2014

Newest Florida Poverty Stats

 

The newest poverty statistics for Florida, and other states, have been posted online by the Economic Research Service of the USDA on March 12, 2014. Click here and select the state for which you wish to view statistics.

 

Florida 2012 Summary:

- Poverty in Florida has increased to a statewide average of 17.2% compared to 17% in 2011.

- 25.6% of Florida's children now live in poverty (ages 0 through 17)

- Florida statewide average poverty rate was 15.1% in 2009.

- ERS/USDA Florida Fact Sheet

 

Benevolence Support Services (BSS), LLC offers these online Charities & Social Services Directories as free services to all who find them useful. These directories are used primarily as quick look-up tools to match people's needs with services. They also serve as an excellent source to familiarize yourself with charities, agencies and other services available statewide and within your county.

 

Organizations that may wish to use these directories include charities, churches, doctors' offices, hospitals, law enforcement, schools, counselors, mentors, case workers and social services agencies in general.

 

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"I could say a prayer and just move on
Like nothing's wrong,
But I refuse.
Cause I don't want to live like I don't care.
I don't want to say another empty prayer.
Oh, I refuse!
"

 

- from the song I Refuse by Ben Glover & Josh Wilson

 

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Nationwide Directory

Florida Statewide Directory

 

Florida County Directories

  % Poverty Rates
County 2011 2012
Alachua 23.5 26.6
Baker 18.6 18.8
Bradford 23.1 23.1
Citrus 17.3 18.7
Dixie 25.2 27.3
Duval 17.7 18
Gilchrist 19.5 22
Levy 22 22.7
Marion 17.6 18.6
Putnam 27.9 25.7
Union 25.3 26.2


USDA Economic Research Service (2012)

 

 

 

 

Poverty Rates by State and Counties  -  ERS/USDA Fact Sheets  -  U.S. Census Bureau Poverty Stats 2010 , 2011, 2012

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