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Medium Household (HH) Income: $71,832
Poverty Rate: 8%
What is the ALICE population?
ALICE is a United Way acronym that stands for “Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed.” ALICE households earn more than the official U.S. poverty level but less than the basic cost of living.
How many ALICE households are in Warren County?
In Warren County, 13,122 households (32%) are struggling, with 3,289 households (8%) living below the U.S. poverty line and 9,833 (24%) falling into the ALICE population.
What does it cost to afford the basic necessities in Warren County?
Based on the Household Survival Budget (see below), it takes $58,831 for a family of two adults, an infant and a toddler to afford the basics – more than double the U.S. poverty rate
of $22,113. The Household Survival Budget for a single adult is $25,688, compared to the U.S. poverty rate of $11,344.
Where does ALICE live in Warren County?
United Way of Northern New Jersey at work in Warren County
United Way of Northern New Jersey is working to advance the common good in Warren County by focusing on local issues in the areas of EDUCATION, INCOME, and HEALTH, the very basics to lead a good life. Everyone wins when children living in our communities succeed in school and achieve their potential; when families become financially stable and independent; and when individuals are able to achieve and maintain good health throughout the stages of their lives.
At United Way, we aim to create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local and regional issues. The following initiatives help address local issues and ultimately improve the quality of life for all in northern New Jersey.
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