Poverty in Oregon in Six Charts

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Poverty in Oregon in Six Charts

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Despite half a decade of economic recovery, too many Oregonians still struggle to make ends meet.

Poverty in Oregon in Six Charts

Despite half a decade of economic recovery, too many Oregonians still struggle to make ends meet. For those who are able to work, low wages and too few good jobs are just some of the reasons why Oregonians today are more likely to live in poverty than they were during the Great Recession. In 2014, a family of three living in poverty made ends meet on just $18,850.[1] Children and communities of color are more likely to live in these conditions.

Read the full report here: Poverty in Oregon in Six Charts

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