The US poverty rate is at the lowest it has been since 2001 and middle-class income has hit a historical high, the Census Bureau reported.
In 2018, 11.8% of Americans lived under the poverty line just slightly higher than the 11.7% in 2001, prior to the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.
The median US income for last year was $63,000, a boost that has come from record levels of employment, often adding a second wage in households. The positive numbers, howeve...
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