Compassion | Job prospects, income, and the economy show positive growth
by Charissa Koh
Posted 9/18/19, 04:14 pm
The United States has the lowest poverty rate it has seen since 2001, the U.S. Census Bureau reported last week. The overall poverty rate dropped from 12.3 percent in 2017 to 11.8 percent last year. The slight percentage drop finally brings the poverty rate below its 2007 number, marking further recovery from the Great Recession.