America’s 50-Year War on Poverty – The Globalist

White Americans are the greatest number of poor Americans (18.9m), but blacks have the highest poverty rate (27.2%).The poverty rate for Hispanic Americans is 25.6%, nearly as high as for black Americans.US poverty rates vary along regional lines. The poverty rate is highest in the South, at 16.5% in 2012.The US poverty rate for full-time workers is 3%, while for part-time workers it’s 16%. For the jobless, it’s 33%.

via America’s 50-Year War on Poverty – The Globalist.

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