Michigan’s poverty rate dips slightly, still above national average

About 1.4 million Michigan residents lived below the federal poverty level in 2018, according to new U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Thursday. A total of 14.1% of Michigan’s population was below the federal poverty level, according to 2018 data taken by the American Community Survey (ACS). The percentage for Michigan is down from 14.2% measured … Continue reading Michigan’s poverty rate dips slightly, still above national average