NBC News, September 17, Covid-19’s economic impact on Latino families is ‘much worse’ than expected, poll finds
A large majority of Latino households (72 percent) said they’re facing serious financial problems due to the pandemic, compared to 60 percent of Black households and 55 percent of Native American households. Asian and white households report facing the same issue at drastically lower rates, 37 and 36 percent respectively.
More than 6-in-10 (63 percent) adults in Latino households reported either job losses, furloughs or reductions in their wages and work hours. Among Latino households with job or wage losses, almost 9 in 10 Latinos (87 percent) reported having serious financial problems.