census http://wfpl.org en Kentucky's African American Disparities Continue, U.S. Census Data Shows http://wfpl.org/post/kentuckys-african-american-disparities-continue-us-census-data-shows <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More African Americans in Kentucky are living in poverty, and their median income levels &nbsp;remain below the rest of the state, according to a U.S. Census survey released Thursday.</span></p><p>The&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">American Community Survey provides an annual snapshot of social, economic, demographic and housing data that's b</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ased off previous year records. </span></p> Thu, 19 Sep 2013 17:44:57 +0000 Devin Katayama 6903 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky's African American Disparities Continue, U.S. Census Data Shows Kentucky Among States With Highest Income Inequality http://wfpl.org/post/kentucky-among-states-highest-income-inequality <p><a href="http://www.census.gov/prod/2012pubs/acsbr11-02.pdf">The latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau&nbsp;</a>places Kentucky in two unfortunate categories.</p><p>The commonwealth is among states with the lowest median household income (below $45,000, Kentucky's is around $41,000) and it is among the states with the highest income inequality.</p><p>In the first category, Kentucky fits in with most of the states to the south. Only Georgia has a median income above $45,000, making it the outlier in the south, along with Texas.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 21:33:28 +0000 Gabe Bullard 1778 at http://wfpl.org Kentucky Among States With Highest Income Inequality