Poverty Up in Florida–and Coral Gables?

You may download a larger document below.  This is an especially sad state with the increasing number of children living in poverty in Florida.

…Since the  recession began Florida has had the largest increase in the poverty rate in the nation. The poverty rate rose to 14.9% in 2009, while the child poverty rate rose to 21%. 2.7 million Floridians, roughly 1 in 7 people, were living below poverty levels in 2009 and 1 in 5 children in the state were living in poverty. 2.7 million Floridians, roughly 1 in 7 people, were living below poverty levels in 2009. In 2009, 1 in 5 children in the state were living in poverty.

via Poverty rises in Florida , Florida – RISEP.

About Stephen E. McGaughey
International consultant in economic development programs and projects

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