Census Releases Latest 2012 Data on Income, Poverty and Health Insurance Coverage
Kevin Lindsey (Former Staff)Health Poverty & Family Economics
Every September the U.S. Census Bureau releases new data on the latest poverty and health insurance coverage rates. In recent years these releases have come with few surprises when it comes to America’s children. Consistent with last year’s Census report, child poverty remains high while more children have health insurance thanks to Medicaid and CHIP. This fact sheet highlights important data from the report.