What does it mean to be poor in America?

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Although the United States ranks among the most developed countries in the world and it is, perhaps, the richest nation on the planet, many people still live in poverty. The following infographic summarizes the meaning of poverty in the United States. Andy Warner, the author, mines data compiled by the Bureau of Census. http://blogs.kqed.org/lowdown/2013/10/07/poverty-explained/


2 Responses to “What does it mean to be poor in America?”

  1. Dianna McBride

    What this graph also means is the people not in the 1% are probable college educated along with others who are not in college or college bound. My question is, what does that say about a high school or college degree or about what we value as a nation?

  2. Dianna McBride

    Corrections: Should read probably college educated and My questions are


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