FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The national poverty rate jumped to 15.1 percent in 2010 from 12.5 percent in 2007, the pre-recession rate. In 2010, 46.2 million Americans lived in poverty, the largest number on record according to new Census Bureau data.
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One in five Georgia children live in poverty. This fact sheet provides the latest Census data on poverty in Georgia and recommends an Economic Security Task Force, as well as adequate funding of vital public services. Download the PDF.