Most Low-Income Parents are Employed

Douglas-Hall, Ayana; Chau, Michelle M.; Koball, Heather

Despite low levels of unemployment, average household income has declined substantially since 2000. The number of children living in low-income families has continued to rise. Programs that provide supports for low-income, working parents can increase income and child well-being.

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February 22, 2019