Census Statistics Show Continued Decline in Median Income

By: Wednesday September 12, 2012 7:44 am

The US Census Bureau released median income, poverty and insurance stats today, all of which have a 90% confidence interval, meaning that there’s a fairly high margin for error. Still, the trends in median income are not encouraging, although the insurance stats bucked that trend. Here are the really bad median income statistics: Median family [...]

Poverty, Income, Insurance Statistics Show the Ravages of the Lesser Depression

By: Tuesday September 13, 2011 10:15 am

46.2 million Americans lived in poverty in 2010, roughly 15.1% of the population, according to numbers released by the US Census Bureau today. That’s nearly one in six Americans. This is the largest number of Americans in poverty in the history that the Census has recorded the data. And the rate of poverty is the [...]