Economic Indicators

Income & Poverty

Updated: October 16, 2014

Annual analysis of the Census Bureau’s family income data.

Raising the Federal Minimum Wage to $10.10 Would Save Safety Net Programs Billions and Help Ensure Businesses Are Doing Their Fair Share | 10:55 am, October 16, 2014
How would a minimum wage increase affect utilization rates, benefit amounts, and government spending on safety net and income support programs?

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