Loving, Texas, population 107, has the lowest poverty rate, with a poverty rate of zero in 1989.
Ozaukee, Wisconsin (population 72,800), is close behind, with a poverty rate of 2.2 percent.
- What percentage of U.S. national wealth is held by the richest one percent of Americans? More than 36 percent of the nation's net worth (assets minus debts) was held by the top one percent of households in 1989, up from below 20 percent in 1979, according to a…
- What is the most popular month for births in the United States? According to 1980 figures, August registered 9.2 percent of the year's births. The second most popular month was October, with 9 percent of the year's births.
- What was the racial breakdown of the U.S. population at the beginning of the 20th century? Of 76 million Americans, 87 percent were white, 11.4 percent were black, and nearly 2 percent were "other." According to the 1990 census, of 248.7 million Americans, 80.3 percent are white, 12.1 percent…
- How well was Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass initially received? It is estimated that the first edition of one of the great American poems, Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass sold no more than three dozen copies when it was first published in 1855.
- Which U.S. states have the greatest number of hazardous waste sites? In descending order, the top five are: 1. New Jersey. 96 2. New York. 63 3. Pennsylvania. 61 4. Michigan. 58 5. California. 48
- How long are the two U.S. borders? The length of the Canadian border is 3,987 miles. The length of the Mexican border is 1,933 miles.