Poverty For Portland Families Is Up, But Government Assistance Is Climbing Faster

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau show poverty is up 2 percent among Portland families with children since 2011.

But far more are struggling to make ends meet.

The bureau released its 2011-2015 American Community Survey report Wednesday. The survey focuses on topics like race, income, housing and industry.

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