Huge Spike In Poverty Among Elderly Women Catches Analysts By Surprise

There were 135,000 more elderly women living on less than $5,500 per year in 2012 than in 2011, pushing the total size of that group to 733,000. Put another way, there are more elderly women living on $15 per day than there are residents of Detroit,…

 
  Your Reaction?
 

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.

    Hot Buzz

    A Woman Has Raised More Than $200,000 For A Homeless Man Who Gave Her His Last $20

    How To Tell If The Thanksgiving Content In Your News Feed Is Authentic American Or Russ...

    Now Buzzing