Saturday, April 20, 2024

New Statistics among Latinos: Highest and Lowest Income, Poverty Rates

A recent report from the Pew Hispanic Center released that Latinos earn the largest median household income in the Washington, D.C. metro area (as high as $62,000) and earn the least in the Texas Brownsville-Harlingen-San Benito metro area (as low as $28,600). Not surprisingly, the Brownsville, Texas metro region has the highest rate of poverty […]

Poverty in U.S. Highest in Half a Century With 1 in 4 Hispanics Living Below Poverty Line

The U.S. Census Bureau released a report on Thursday that showed 44 million Americans live in poverty, the highest level since the first year figures became available in 1959.  The percentage among Hispanics also rose from 23.2 percent to 25.3 percent in 2009, a total of 12.4 million people. The figures are part of a […]