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Ohio’s poverty rate increased to 13.4% in 2021, according to new report

BY: - July 11, 2023

Ohio’s poverty rate increased from 12.7% to 13.4% in 2021 — the first time in more than a decade it has increased year-to-year, according to the Ohio Association of Community Action Agencies latest State of Poverty report.  Scioto County in Southern Ohio had the highest overall poverty rate in 2021 with 23.9% and the highest […]