Poverty Level Report South Of Omaha

American community survey reveals glimpse of poverty in Southeast Nebraska. The following is the ‘Poverty and Participation in Government Programs’ summary from the U.S. Census Bureau:

In 2009-2011, 6 percent of people in Cass County were in poverty. Seven percent of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 4 percent of people 65 years old and over.

The Cassgram reports four percent of all families and 8 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.


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