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Overall poverty shows slight improvement

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Overall poverty shows slight improvement 

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota's poverty rate has shown slight improvement, but child poverty remains stubbornly high.

New data from the U.S. Census Bureau pegs the state's overall poverty rate at 11.4 percent. Median income remains flat at about $59,000 annually. Child poverty remains stuck at 15 percent.

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