Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization says 54 million Americans are going hungry today.
Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) cites 140 million poor and “low-wealth” people in America today, which is 42 percent of the U.S. population.
The poverty rate is 14.4% as of Feb. 2022.
In America today, 1 in 6 kids are in families below the poverty line.
The child poverty rate in January 2022 was 17%. Some 3.4 million children live in poverty in America as of February 2022.
Some 14.4 % of America’s population or around 46 million Americans live in poverty today.
6 in 10 Americans don’t have $500 in their savings account. Some 69% of Americans have less than $1000 in their savings account
Inflation has surged to the fastest in the last 40 years.