Southern states are some of the poorest in the U.S., while wealth lives mostly in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Mississippi is the nation's poorest state, says the US Census Bureau. Most people earn around $39,680 a year.
Maryland ranks as the richest state, where most people earn around $73,971 a year.
In addition to Mississippi, the three poorest states include West Virginia and Arkansas. The poverty rate increased in 12 states. In America, 14.8 percent of the population, or 46.7 million people, were living in poverty in 2014.
Kentucky, the fifth poorest poor state, saw incomes decline in the previous year. The typical household earned $1,139 less in 2014 than in 2013.
In most U.S. states, income was the same in 2013 as 2014. It's the fourth year in a row that poverty rates were not different from the previous year.
Household income was 6.5 percent lower in 2014 than in 2007, the year before the U.S. fell into its most recent recession.
New Jersey and Alaska rank at the top near Maryland. Three states -- Washington, North Dakota and Connecticut -- reported income increases of $2,000 in 2014.
His own wealth grew.
The dancers can earn anything between 20 and 30 for each session.
Mr Short does not even rank in the world's top ten.
He stole, lied, deceived and pimped his way out of poverty.
The electoral fortunes of the Liberal Democratic party may decline.
1.In addition to Mississippi, the three poorest states include West Virginia and Arkansas.
in addition to除…之外
She gets various perquisites in addition to her wages.
2.It's the fourth year in a row that poverty rates were not different from the previous year.
in a row连续
He finished second in the championship four years in a row.
除了密西西比州，另外两个最贫困的地方是西佛吉尼亚州和阿肯色州。12个州的贫困率有所上升 。2014年，美国有14.8%的人口，4670万人生活在贫困中 。