Household Survival and Stability Budgets for ALICE

The Household Survival Budget is a barebones calculation of what it cost to get by in Connecticut. It includes the minimum cost option for the basic necessities: housing, child care, food, health care, and transportation. The Household Stabilityalicesimulator_sm_bus_final Budget is greater than the survival budget as it reflects the cost for household necessities at a modest but sustainable level and accounts for savings.

The Household Survival and Stability Budget adjusted for each county in Connecticut and broken down for various household types (single adult, married couple, adult and one child, adult and one child care, two adults and two children, and two adults and two child care) can be accessed by clicking on the desired county below: