Economy A Snapshot Of Poverty In The U.S. Facebook Twitter Flipboard 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 Flipboard Email Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 Listen · 14:01 14:01 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/736139679/736145132" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Up First NPR's Up First is the news you need to start your day. The biggest stories and ideas — from politics to pop culture — in 10 minutes.