Milwaukee's poverty rate stands at 29.4%
Food is unloaded from a Hunger Task Force truck this week at the Boulevard Apartments, 2627 W. Lapham St. in Milwaukee. New figures show the City of Milwaukee with a poverty rate of 29.4% in 2011, which is unchanged from the previous year. Image by Mark Hoffman
The Great Recession is over, but the hangover remains in Milwaukee, according to estimates released Thursday by the U.S. Census Bureau.