The Center for Women’s Welfare Self-Sufficiency Standard defines the income working families need to meet a minimum yet adequate level, taking into account family composition, ages of children, and geographic differences in costs. The Standard is an affordability and living wage economic security measure that provides an alternative to the official poverty measure.
The Self-Sufficiency Standard for Texas 1996
Summer 1997 | Diana Pearce, Janice Hamilton Outtz, Jennifer Brooks
Data & Tools
*IKEA funded the 2018 and 2021 data for the state of Texas.
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All Self-Sufficiency Standard data that has been produced by the Center for Women’s Welfare is publicly available. When using the data, please credit the Self-Sufficiency Standard at the Center for Women’s Welfare, University of Washington.
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