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  • 1. Poverty in The United States Luke Molodetz
  • 2. Poverty Over Time
    • Late 1950’s, poverty rate for all Americans roughly 22.4%
    • Dropped in 1973  11.1%
    • For rest of decade, remained above 12.8%, until 1993 where it began to decline
  • 3. Poverty in 2010
    • 15.1% of people lived in “poverty”
    • Poverty rate in 2010 was the highest since 1993
  • 4. Poverty Across Subgroups
    • Blacks & Hispanics : poverty rates greatly exceed national average (2010: 27.4% blacks & 26.6% Hispanics were “poor” compared to 9.9% of non-Hispanic whites & 12.1% of Asians )
    • Poverty rates highest or single moms (particularly black or Hispanic )
  • 5. Sources
    • http://npc.umich.edu/poverty/
    • Ps: This is not all of my information, it is merely a condensed version of my data.