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Economic improvement slow for some Americans
U.S. The economy is showing signs of improvement, but not everyone appears to be rebounding at the same rate.
The number of Americans in poverty remained largely unchanged at a record 46.5 million.
New census info suggests that poverty is on the rise in single-mother families, and the number of households falling into that group is up about three percentage points from 2008.
The survey shows that a growing number of poor children are Hispanic at a record 37% total.
The data also indicates that there are fewer homeowners for the fifth straight year.