More than 49 million Americans — even more than thought — live in poverty, new measure finds


In September, the government reported that a record 46.6 million Americans were living in poverty. But a new report released Monday by the Census Bureau using a more sophisticated method to measure poverty rates has found that the true figure is even higher: 49.1 million, or 16 percent of all Americans…

Source: http://www.yahoo.com

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