Comparing poverty rates

POSTED: 09:56 AM PDT Sep 20, 2012    UPDATED: 10:07 AM PDT Sep 20, 2012 
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According to the U.S. Census Bureau figures released on Sept. 20, the national poverty rate eased to 15 percent in 2011, down slightly from 15.1 percent the year before. Check out the state-by-state percentages from 2010 to 2011 and see where your state falls.