Low pay, single-parent families put South Dakota children in poverty

May 7, 2013 at 2:43 am in The Daily Republic

More than a third of South Dakota’s jobs are rated as “low-wage” and nearly two-thirds of the state’s children live in single-parent households. Those two factors lead the reasons why 42 percent of the state’s children live in low-income households, including 18 percent who are in poverty, said one expert.
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