Cleveland Is Second Poorest Big City In America

Moreland Hills residents are hurting these days.
  • Moreland Hills residents are hurting these days.

Time for Update #253 on how poor Cleveland is these days.

This time the numbers come from the Census Bureau, who would know these things because they knocked on your door and saw you eating ketchup for dinner, and they say Cleveland's poverty rate is up again.

35% of Clevelanders fell below the poverty line in 2009, as opposed to 30.5% in 2008.

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