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  • In 2007, Hispanics, Asians, whites, and multiple race residents were significantly less likely than Blacks to live in poverty.
  • By 2010, the poverty rate for Hispanics had jumped significantly, from 19% to 27%; Hispanics joined Blacks as significantly more impoverished than whites, Asians, and multiple-race residents.
  • Despite 2014 drops in poverty for Blacks and Hispanics, significant gaps remain between race/ethnicity groups.