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2015 State of Poverty in Ohio Report

For the past several years, OACAA has worked with Community Research Partners to develop the annual State of Poverty Report to highlight trends and challenges, while dispelling myths about poverty. We aim to shed light on the real issues low-income Ohioans face on their path to self-sufficiency.

2016 NY State Poverty Report and Infographic

Census data for New York State and County/City Profiles: Poverty Rate – Race & Poverty – Education & Poverty – Employment & Poverty – Health & Poverty – Gender & Poverty – Female Heads of Household and Children Present Percent Living in Poverty.

2014 OACAA Poverty Report

In cooperation with Community Research Partners, the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies has released the State of Poverty in Ohio Report, which aims to illustrate the effects of poverty in an effort to understand economic hardships today and over the last fifty years.

ALICE Reports: Working, but unable to afford basic necessities

United Way, with its research partner Rutgers University, developed a series of new, standardized measurements that quantify the size of the workforce that is struggling financially in six states, and the reasons why. These measurements provide a broader picture of financial insecurity than traditional federal poverty guidelines.

2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book

The Annie E. Casey Foundation has released the 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book that assesses child well-being nationally and across the 50 states, as well as the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Using an index of 16 indicators, the 2014 report ranks states on overall child well-being and in four domains: (1) economic well-being, (2) education, (3) health, and (4) family and community.