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Poverty rises, incomes fall

STATELINE INFOGRAPHIC Tougher times for U.S. households Changes in poverty and income levels from 2007 to 2010 2007-2010 2007-2010 20 states and the District 10 states with the largest income drops of Columbia saw a 20 percent or higher jump in poverty 39% Poverty rates rise, median incomes fall 20% 5% rise in poverty rate - drop in median income -5% -13% WY WI AZ AL AK CA WA wV AR VA CO CT VT UT DC DE FL Poverty 2007-2010 I over 20 percent rise TN I 10-20 percent rise I up to 10 percent rise GA SD НI SC ID RI IL IN OR IA OK KS OH KY ND NC ME NM MD MA NJ NH MS MI NE MN MO NV U.S. median income U.S. poverty rate (percent) $55,000 2007 (in 2010 dollars) 53,750 $53,347 15.3 13 52,500 51,250 2010 $50,046 50,000 2007 2008 2009 2010 2007 2010 Stateline infographic by Carla Uriona, Mary Mahling Evan Potler and Pamela M. Prah Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Poverty rises, incomes fall

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