Tuesday, January 7, 2014
U.S. Census Bureau: Almost One-Third of Americans Experienced at Least Two Months of Poverty in 2009-2011
The U.S. Census Bureau news release is linked below.
Census Bureau: Almost One-Third of U.S. Experienced Poverty a Minimum of Two Months of Poverty in 2009-2001
"According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 31.6 percent of Americans were in poverty for at least two months from 2009 to 2011, a 4.5 percentage point increase over the prerecession period of 2005 to 2007. Poverty was a temporary state for most people; however, 3.5 percent of Americans were in poverty for the entire three-year period."
---U.S. Census Bureau News Release, January 7, 2014