Poverty in the United States, September 16, 2010

Poverty in the United States, September 16, 2010

September 16, 2010

Abstract

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced that the poverty rate jumped to 14.3 percent in 2009, up from 13.2 percent in 2008. This 15-year high still understates the dire straits of many Americans today.

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