For many hard-working American families across the nation, life during the Bush presidency has grown less affordable and less secure. The following statistical snapshot includes state-specific data on troops and veterans, income, jobs, small farms, minimum wage, poverty, education, health care, gas prices, housing,* taxes, and violent crime. For more information on each of these topics, see the DPC Documents page of this website.
*The housing section footnote was inadvertently left off each report. The citation should be “Joint Economic Committee calculations based on Mortgage Banker Association data.” Please contact Joi Chaney (202) 224-3232 if you have any questions.