Low mod refers to ‘low and moderate’ income areas, a concept that as you might imagine continues to be the subject of some debate.
While there is no one way to measure economic advancement or equality, people interested in data related to poverty can find a number of helpful indicators in PolicyMap’s Money & Income tab.
The 2006-2010 American Community Survey (ACS) data is now available for free on PolicyMap!
Tax changes have been the big news story this month. And taxes have changed on PolicyMap as well. But it has nothing to do with the fiscal cliff.
PolicyMap has a 2010 update of the Free and Reduced-Price Lunch data, which represents the percentage of students eligible for the National School Lunch Program.