Still Wondering Why Poverty Can Be So Tough to Escape?
In order to be economically self-sufficient in Birmingham,
- a single adult with no children needs to earn $8.09 per hour
to be able to meet his/her basic needs.
- a single parent with one child must earn $12.91 per hour.
- a single parent with two children must earn $15.20 per hour.
- two adults with two children must each earn $9.69 per hour.