The national poverty rate remained virtually unchanged in 2011 from the prior year -- the first stabilization in three years -- while median household income continued to slide, the U.S. Census Bureau said in its annual report Wednesday.
Meanwhile, the percentage of Americans without health insurance in 2011 declined from the year before, the bureau said.
The 2011 poverty rate was 15...
Already a Newsday or Optimum customer ?Log in
Get unlimited digital access $1 for 4 Weeks$0.99/Week Thereafter Subscribe