GRAPH: Columbia income and poverty levels vs. U.S. levels

December 15, 2010 | 7:50 p.m. CST
According to the 2005-2009 American Community Survey, the median family income in the U.S. and Columbia has decreased and the percentage of people with incomes below the poverty level has increased since 2000. The poverty threshold for 2000 was $8,794 for one person. The average poverty threshold for 2005-2009 was $10,560.

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