Poverty & It's Problems
Poverty is a growing problem in the U.S. and practically anywhere & everywhere. It is making living difficult for people who struggle daily because they are in poverty. 46 million people live in poverty in the U.S.
When does poverty occur? Poverty occurs all the time, you can go from being stable one second to living on the streets the next.
What does it mean to live in poverty?
The U.S. defines poverty as not having the basic amount of money for standard living. You don't have the proper shelter, clothing, or food for you or your family. Poverty looks like people who lack the basic necessities in life.
White - 41.5%
Black - 25.4%
Asian - 4.3%
Hispanic - 28.6%