Comparing poverty rates

POSTED: 12:56 PM Sep 20 2012   UPDATED: 1:07 PM Sep 20 2012

According to the U.S. Census Bureau figures released on Sept. 20, the national poverty rate eased to 15 percent in 2011, down slightly from 15.1 percent the year before. Check out the state-by-state percentages from 2010 to 2011 and see where your state falls.

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