Arizona Has 8th Highest Poverty Rate In The Country

Published: Friday, September 26, 2014 - 5:44pm
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New numbers from the U.S. Census Bureau show more than 18 percent of Arizonans lived in poverty last year. That was the eighth highest rate in the country.

More than a quarter of kids under 18 lived in poverty last year. Cynthia Zwick, Executive Director of the Arizona Community Action Association, said the numbers are not a surprise.

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