Economic Indicators

Income & Poverty

Updated: September 14, 2017

Annual analysis of the Census Bureau’s family income data.

Poverty declines in most states in 2016 | 1:39 pm, September 14, 2017
The American Community Survey (ACS) data released today shows that the decline in the national poverty rate was felt in nearly every state.

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Incomes continued to rise in 2016 in four out of five states

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