Revised Census Numbers Show More Americans Living in Poverty

According to Census data released this past September, 1 in 6 Americans (43.6 million people) were living in poverty. However, the Census bureau recently revised its formula for calculating poverty and the new  numbers show that even more Americans–47.8 million people, or 15.7% of the population–were living in poverty in 2009.

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Author: City Connects

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