Poverty fell significantly in Minnesota, while Wisconsin's poverty changes are more ambiguous: Changes in poverty and child poverty rates in Minnesota and Wisconsin, 2010–2016, as measured by the Current Population Survey (CPS), American Community Survey (ACS), and Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM) (percentage points)
|CPS child poverty||-2.1||2.9|
|ACS child poverty||-2.5||-3.4|
Notes: ACS values reflect the change in the three-year average from 2009–2011 to 2014–2016.
Source: EPI analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement, American Community Survey, and Supplemental Poverty Measure data from the U.S. Census Bureau