Arkansas' poverty rate fell in '16; median income rose at same time, federal figures show

Posted: September 18, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

Graph showing information about U.S. poverty rates

Graph showing information about U.S. poverty rates

The percentage of Arkansans living below the poverty line has declined to its lowest level since 2005, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Graph showing information about the U.S. median household income



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