(Washington, DC) — America’s median household income is on the rise for the first time in eight years. Census Bureau figures released today also show fewer people living in poverty in the U.S. The data shows median incomes grew five-point-two percent in 2015, the first significant increase since 2007. It was largely attributed to growth in employment. They also showed the poverty rate falling to 13-point-five percent from 14-point-eight percent in 2014. Also, four-million fewer people were without health insurance in the same period.
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