Median Household Income Basically Flat Last Year

The median household income was $53,657 last year, down from $54,462 in 2013 but not statistically different, the Census Bureau said Wednesday. The poverty rate was 14.8%, which means 46.7 million people were impoverished -- the fourth straight year in which the number of people in poverty was not statistically different. The percentage of people without health insurance coverage for the entire 2014 calendar year was 10.4%, down from 13.3% in 2013.

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