15.1% Of Americans In Poverty, Highest In 18 Years

Posted by | September 13, 2011 10:33 | Filed under: Top Stories

Approximately 46.2 million are considered needy.

The government defines the poverty line as income of $22,314 a year for a family of four and $11,139 for an individual. The Office of Management and Budget updates the poverty line each year to account for inflation.

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