Poverty rate unchanged in 2012
Mark Memmott / September 18, 2013 / www.npr.org
The poverty rate in the United States remained the same between 2011 and 2012 according to new Census information, with 15 percent of Americans below the poverty line. For a family of four with two adults and two children, the poverty threshold in 2012 was $23,283. Mark Memmott at NPR reports on the numbers.