Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Income and poverty data
The U.S. median income and poverty rate were both unchanged from 2013 to 2014, according to today’s Census Bureau annual release of income, poverty and health insurance data. The nation continues to be plagued by an uneven recovery, stagnant wages, inadequate public safety net programs, and rampant inequality. While the recession technically may be long over, most families are still reeling from its effects and the plodding recovery.
New Poverty and Income Data Underscore Ongoing Struggle for Many Americans - FRAC, September 16, 2015