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Poverty rate, by race and ethnicity, 2011–2012

Year White, non-Hispanic Black Hispanic Asian
2011  9.8%  27.6%  25.3%  12.3%
2012 9.7% 27.2% 25.6% 11.7%
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Note: Races and ethnicities are presented in the following mutually exclusive categories: White refers to non-Hispanic whites, black refers to non-Hispanic blacks, and Hispanic refers to Hispanics of any race.

Source: Authors' analysis of Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement Historical Poverty Tables (Table 2)

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