According to the Wilder Research in August, Minnesota is one of only 2 states in the nation to see a drop in poverty rates from 2011-2012.
Also generally speaking, the younger you are the more likely you are to be in poverty.
Single parent households are the most likely type of household to be in poverty.
Full time, year around work may not guarantee easy living, but it nearly guarantees an escape from the official poverty line
Populations of color are faring worse in Minnesota than nationally.