COVID and the Supplemental Poverty Measure

In 2020, for the first time, poverty is estimated to have been lower using the supplemental poverty measure than using the official poverty definition.

Drug Overdose Deaths Spike

Drug overdose deaths increased more than 30% between February 2020 and February 2021.

Food Insecurity Eases

The Department of Agriculture has released its 2020 report on food insecurity in the United States.