A Graphic View of Poverty in Oregon

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A Graphic View of Poverty in Oregon

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Even under the inadequate, official definition, poverty engulfs a large share of Oregonians. And the social tragedy that is poverty is getting worse.

A Graphic View of Poverty in Oregon

More Americans lived in poverty in 2010 than was reported in the official poverty statistics, according to a new, Supplemental Poverty Measure released by the U.S. Census Bureau in early November 2011. The supplemental measure did not include state-level data.

But even under the inadequate, official definition, poverty engulfs a large share of Oregonians. And the social tragedy that is poverty is getting worse.

Read the full report here: A Graphic View of Poverty in Oregon

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