- Thirty-two states experienced an increase in the number and percentage of people in poverty between 2009 and 2010. For 20 states, this was the second consecutive annual increase.1
- No state had a statistically significant decline in either the number of people in poverty or the poverty rate between 2009 and 2010.
Bessette/Pitney’s AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS: DELIBERATION, DEMOCRACY AND CITIZENSHIP reviews the idea of "deliberative democracy." Building on the book, this blog offers insights, analysis, and facts about recent events.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011
Poverty by State
The Census Bureau is reporting new data on poverty by state:
Posted by Pitney at 10:49 AM
Labels: census, demographics, government, political science, politics, poverty, social welfare policy, statistics