Income and poverty in New Jersey
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Income and poverty in New Jersey 1980 census of population and housing by Charles Crowley

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Published by State of New Jersey, Dept. of Labor, Division of Planning and Research, Office of Demographic and Economic Analysis in Trenton, N.J .
Written in English



  • New Jersey,
  • United States


  • Income -- New Jersey -- Statistics,
  • Poor -- New Jersey -- Statistics,
  • New Jersey -- Census, 1980,
  • United States -- Census, 20th, 1980

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementState Data Center.
ContributionsNew Jersey State Data Center.
LC ClassificationsHC107.N53 I5113 1982
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. ;
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2819027M
LC Control Number83620831

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Census poverty data show increasing poverty in New Jersey, unlike all but 2 other states. Census release on American Community Survey data; NJPP issue brief analyzing new poverty and income data in the context of New Jersey's economic trends. Star ledger coverage of poverty data release. notes on data and the new jersey state data center 1 definitions 2 list of tables table 1: money income, new jersey & counties: & 13 table 2: household, family and nonfamily income: new jersey 14 atlantic county 15 bergen county 16 burlington county 17 camden county 18 cape may county 19 cumberland county Children living in families with incomes below this level—$48, for a family of four with two children in —are referred to as low income. The United States measures poverty by an outdated standard developed in the s. In New Jersey, there are 1,, families with 1,, children. New Jersey Poverty by Area. The Poverty Research Institute (PRI) was established in to assemble data and other information that would assist in its mission of providing civil legal aid. It is New Jersey’s first and only entity exclusively focused on developing and updating information on poverty in the state.

size was on average persons, and this income value refers to all earned and unearned income by all household members. The above percentages correspond to the following estimated numbers living in relative low income (‘poverty’) in Jersey in 9, households 3, children (aged years) 4, pensioners (aged 65+). Housing units, July 1, , (V) 3,, Owner-occupied housing unit rate, %: Median value of owner-occupied housing units, Value for New Jersey (Percent): % Data item: Persons in poverty, percent QuickFacts uses data from the following sources: National level - Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC); State level - American Community Survey (ACS), one-year estimates; County level - The Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE), one-year estimates; Sub-county level. Many New Jersey households struggle to put food on the table. The most recent data show: % of households were “food insecure,” or struggled to afford a nutritionally adequate diet. Median income was % above the level, after adjusting for inflation. % of the population lived below the poverty line. % of children lived below.

Get this from a library! Money income ( and ) and poverty (): New Jersey, counties and municipalities.. [New Jersey State Data Center.;]. State governments play a significant role in developing policies that help support low-income families. Below is a list of some key New Jersey policies and a link to an organization that tracks the issue. Tax & Asset-Building Policy State EITC or child tax credit IDA program support Income tax brackets Sales tax on groceries Property [ ].   This statistic shows the poverty rate in New Jersey from to For instance, percent of New Jersey's population lived below the poverty line in New Jersey. Population: 8,, Number in Poverty Percentage of people who had incomes below the poverty line ($24, for a family of four) in Children. % Ranked: 16th. Percentage of children under 18 in related families who had incomes below the poverty line in The ratio of the share of income going to the top