WBIW.com News - local

Brought to you by WBIW News and Network Indiana

Data Shows Poverty Increase During Recession

Last updated on Thursday, September 30, 2010

(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.

1340 AM WBIW welcomes comments and suggestions by calling 812.277.1340 during normal business hours or by email at comments@wbiw.com

© Ad-Venture Media, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Click here to go back to previous page