Number 1, 2007
SDSU, Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences, USDA, Working Poverty
Do more jobs mean increased community wellbeing? Not necessarily if the jobs are low-paying and keep people poor.
The “working poor” have increased in many South Dakota counties. Several of those counties have also made the list of U.S. counties that have changed most drastically in working poverty percentages between 1990 and 2000 (Anderson 2006).
South Dakota State University
Brooks, Trevor; McCurry, Mike; and Hess, Donna, "Rural Life Census Data Center Newsletter: Working Poverty" (2007). Census Data Center Newsletter. 11.