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Data Shows Poverty Increase During Recession
Updated May 5, 2013 1:03 AM | Filed under: WBIW News
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(UNDATED) - New data shows poverty rose steeply in Indiana and throughout the nation during the economic recession.

Indiana's poverty rate jumped to 14.4% from 13%, slightly surpassing the national rate of 14.3%.

In 2009, one out of every five children was poor; both in Indiana and in the nation.

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