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Record U.S. Poverty Rate Holds As Inequality Grows

By tovarichpeter follow tovarichpeter   2012 Sep 12, 5:52am 594 views   0 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-09-12/record-u-dot-s-dot-poverty-rate-holds-as-inequality-grows

Although poverty levels held, there’s still bad news. Median real household income fell 1.7 percent, to $62,273, and income inequality rose in 2011. The Gini index, a common measure of inequality, rose 1.6 percent from 2010 to 2011.

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