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Colorado Poverty

When Colorado's Working Families Are Self-sufficient, Our State Is Stronger

Kathleen Hallgren | Posted 05.18.2013 | Denver
Kathleen Hallgren

It's been said that the best anti-poverty measure is a job. But for more than a quarter of Colorado's workforce, working hard isn't enough to make ends meet.

Colorado Poverty Rate Rose To 12.6% In 2009

Denver Business Journal | Denver Business Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

An estimated 12.6 percent of Coloradans lived in poverty in 2009, lower than the national rate of 14.3 percent, according to Census Bureau data releas...

Colorado Poverty Rates Up According To Latest Census Data

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The AP reports that new census data indicates the poverty rate--defined by the "a family of four earning less than $22,050 a year... or an individual...