Acutal Amount Under 5: 9,776! Actual Amount Under 18: 26,436 people!
26,000 Children Under 18 are in Poverty!
United States Census Bureau, Report on Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Interactive Tables.
Over 1/3 of Students Have Free/Reduced Lunch!
46,648 free and reduced lunches out of total 125,377 enrolled in the 5 Counties.
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Report on Enrollment and Participation, October 2011 Data.
In 2010, Wisconsin had 743,836 Food Stamp Participants! That is 15% of the Population!
2010 Number of Food Stamp Participants: 73,337!
Wisconsin Department of Health Services: Data: Eligibility Management and Income Maintenance. FoodShare Caseload Recipients Report: 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010 Reports Used.