While America is supposedly recovering from the Great Recession in 2008, the American household does not show the same type of growth. The U.S. Census Bureau released a series of 2012 income data that shows the average household income has not changed between 2011 and 2012. In both of these years, 15% of Americans were in poverty. Andy Warner, a graphic journalist, explains in a comic infograph why the household income is stagnant and what it means for struggling American families.
What Does it Mean to Be Poor in America?