Economy A Snapshot Of Poverty In The U.S. Facebook Twitter Google+ Email September 12, 20124:38 PM ET The U.S. poverty rate in 2011 was unchanged from 2010, according to new data from the Census Bureau. Here, an historic look at poverty in the U.S. Source: Community Population Survey/U.S. Census Bureau Credit: Stephanie d'Otreppe Related NPR Stories Poverty Rate Unchanged, But Still Historically High Sept. 12, 2012 Facebook Twitter Google+ Email We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.