If you need any more reason to REPLACE the present Republican Administration here they are

These items were published by Chris Fitzsimon on the NC Policy Watch website.

  • 11.3—percentage of non-Hispanic whites in North Carolina living in poverty 2015

  • 25.3—percentage of African-Americans in North Carolina living in poverty in 2015

  • 30.8—percentage of Latinos in North Carolina living in poverty in 2015

  • 23.5—percentage of children in North Carolina living in poverty

  • 12—rank of North Carolina among the 50 states in the highest percentage of children living in poverty

  • 13.7—percentage of non-Hispanic white children in North Carolina living in poverty in 2015

  • 36.2— percentage of African-American children in North Carolina living in poverty in 2015

  • 39.5—percentage of Latino children in North Carolina living in poverty in 2015

  • 66—percentage of families living in poverty in North Carolina with at least one person working

  • 37—percentage of North Carolinians with incomes less than 200 percent of the federal poverty level–$48,500 for a family of four

  • 698,000—number of people in North Carolina who live in deep poverty with incomes less than $12,125—half of the federal poverty level

  • 56—percentage of people in North Carolina living in deep poverty that spends more than half their income on rent alone

  • 39—percentage of households in North Carolina with incomes up to $35,000 that are paying at least half of their income on rent

  • 9,200—amount in dollars of the average annual cost in North Carolina of an infant in child care

  • 16,900—amount in dollars of the average annual cost in North Carolina of an infant and a four-year-old in child care

  • 69—percentage of income a family living at the poverty line would have to pay for child care

(The items in this edition of Monday numbers are from “The High Cost of Being Poor in North Carolina Anti-Poverty Programs Help Alleviate Costs, But More Must Be Done to Reduce Burdens,” a report from the N.C. Justice Center and the Coalition on Human Needs published October 26, 2016)