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1 Missourian in 6 slips into poverty

1 Missourian in 6 slips into poverty

September 25th, 2012 in News

With state and national elections just around the corner, one of the questions frequently asked is: Are you better off now than you were four years ago?

Two ways to measure how the economy is doing is to determine if the poverty rate is increasing or decreasing, and if household income is rising or falling.

How does Missouri stack up against other states?