The official poverty rate in the United States is 13.
5percent, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2015 estimates.43.1 million Americans suffered from poverty in 2015.The range of poverty in theunited states had range between 22% and 11%. · Federal safety net http://federalsafetynet.com/us-poverty-statistics.
htmlThe percentage of poverty in the US in 201612.7%, 22% of them is African American. So it is decreasing.From the research I did I found outthat there are three main impacts for poverty in the Unites States of America. · Child fund internationalhttps://www.
childfund.org/Content/NewsDetail/2147489206/ 1. Education USA is one of the most developed countries inthe world, but also has the highest rates of childhood poverty. Children bornand raised in poverty so they face a lot of problems but the most important oneis education. Education is the most affected area bypoverty, for a number of reasons: ü One in five kids in the US are livingin povertyü One in three single mothers’ lives inpoverty ü 30% of the kidsraised in poverty do not finish high school 2. Child development Poverty reduces a child’sreadiness because it leads to poor physical health and motor skills, diminishesa child’s ability to remember information, and reduces attentiveness andmotivation. The areas thatlocated in the south of the United States are the most affected by poverty.
Forexample, Mississippi had the highest proportion of students in publicschools from low-income families. · the brogan projecthttps://borgenproject.org/5-effects-poverty/ 3.
crimes A study of youth Transitions and Crimefound that poverty had a direct effect on young people’s likelihood to engagein violence at age of 15, because they usually live in with unemployed personand clearly they need money so the kids more likely to participate in criminalbehavior. Alabama have the highest number of crimes that happened because ofpoverty. What did I learned?I relies that America is not perfect as Ithought, there are a lot of disadvantages for living there and it does not allabout the technology and development it is about how the citizens live in thecountry. Also, I learned that the children is the most affected by poverty andthe poverty like a chronic disease linked to the person in his-her whole entirelife.