How Many Americans Below Poverty Line?

How many people in the United States are in poverty? The Ramirez Group Daily Snippet provides readers with raw facts for use in research and discussion about public policy and other interesting topics.

There are 46.2 Million Americans living below the poverty line.  That’s 1 in 6 Americans who live in poverty.

This according to U.S. Census bureau data provided here. Taking aprevious post into consideration, but for the “social safety net,” nearly 1 in 3 Americans would be in poverty.


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