Stark County poverty numbers skewed by oil boom
Although the percentage of children living in poverty in Stark County might seem low compared to the national average, those numbers might not be telling the entire story.
Only 11 percent of children in Stark County are classified as living in poverty, according to recently released University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute numbers, although one Community Action administrator in Dickinson said that number -- significantly lower than the national average -- is misleading.
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