Latest From Indiana Institute for Working Families; Families More Likely to Have Lower Incomes than Midwestern Neighbors

New data finds Indiana has the 19th-highest rate of working families who are low income (11th-highest among racial/ethnic minority families) but also 16th-lowest incomes.

Work should not only be honorable and bring dignity, but should also pay for a family’s basic needs and provide opportunities to continue on a pathway to long-term economic security. But new data shows that a higher proportion of Indiana’s working families remain low-income compared to our Midwestern neighbors, particularly Hoosiers of color. Indiana’s per capital income also trails most neighbors, with income growth that lags behind the national average suggesting that without a new policy direction, working Hoosier families aren’t likely to catch up soon.

Read the rest of ‘Indiana’s Working Families More Likely to be Poor, Have Lower Incomes than Midwestern Neighbors’ on the Institute’s blog

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