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Fishkind Commentary: Census Figures Show Rising Poverty in Florida

September 25, 2012 | WMFE - The US Census Bureau has released new figures showing a steep decline in median household incomes in Florida. An analysis of the census data also shows about one-sixth of Floridians living in poverty last year. It's the 4th consecutive year that the poverty rate has increased both nationally and statewide.

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Economic analyst Hank Fishkind discussed the new numbers with 90.7’s Tom Parkinson.

He says the median household income in Florida is considerably lower now than it was five years ago.  



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