How Poor Are America's Poor?

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How Poor Are America's Poor? by Mind Map: How Poor Are America's Poor?

1. The average "poor" American owns a three bedroom, one and a half bath home with a garage and porch or patio.

2. Almost 75% of poor Americans own a car, while around 31% own two or more cars.

3. One in ten poor persons is either an illegal immigrant or a minor child of an illegal immigrant.

4. Only two percent of poor Americans report to not always have enough food to eat for their families.

5. Around 30 percent of poor households also face problems such as overcrowding, hunger, or problems getting proper medical help.

6. The typical poor family only works about 16 hours per week, equalling 800 hours per year.