Top 5 metropolitan areas with highest poverty growth in U.S.

Four of the top 5 metro areas that saw the biggest jump in poverty from 2010-2016 are in the western United States. The most recent ALICE report for Pierce County found a total of 42 percent of households living at the poverty level.
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Four of the top 5 metro areas that saw the biggest jump in poverty from 2010-2016 are in the western United States. The most recent ALICE report for Pierce County found a total of 42 percent of households living at the poverty level.

Staggering new United Way reports reveal more Washingtonians struggling to make ends meet

May 28, 2018 08:00 AM