Tuesday, September 14, 2021

The Census Isn’t Releasing Local Poverty Data Today. Here’s Why That Matters.

From Talk Poverty, September 14

To help people, we have to know how many people are in need, how many people receive benefits, and what the gap is between those two numbers. For the past 15 years, the American Community Survey (ACS), conducted annually by the Census Bureau, has been one source of such data. But the pandemic made that data collection impossible.

Read the details and what it all means here