1 What percent of the US population is considered poor ?

2  What groups are not included in the above number ?  How do you think this would affect the number ?


3  Define the following:

short term poor

long term poor

working poor

4  What group makes up the largest percentage of poor males ?  Females ?



5  What percent of the under 18 population is poor ?



6 Explain the relationship between povert, education, and job opportunities.  Use specific information