- 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.
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Poverty by State
The Census Bureau is reporting new data on poverty by state: