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QUIZ: What do you know about poverty in America?

A stream of people walk down a street in Camden, New Jersey, which according to the U.S. Census Bureau, is now the most impoverished city in the United States with nearly 32,000 of Camden's residents living below the poverty line. We ran the numbers on poverty in America. Take our quiz below.

We ran the numbers on poverty in the U.S. -- from the number of Americans on food stamps to the unemployment rate for African-Americans -- and the data we collected about income, class, andrace might surprise you. 

How many people live in poverty in this country? What percentage of that population works full time? What is the child poverty rate in America?

Think you know the answers? Take our 10-question quiz and see how much you know about poverty in America, and share your score below.


 

 

 

 

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Jolie Myers is a former associate producer for Marketplace's Wealth & Poverty Desk.

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