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In 1913, Henry Ford wrote the following as the directors had been reaping the rewards of profits - "The wages we pay are too small in comparison with our profits. I think we should raise our minimum pay rate".
6. Mississippi > Gini Coefficient: 0.470 > Median Income: $35,078 (Lowest) > Households Earning $200,000+: 1.54% (Lowest) > Population Living Below Poverty Line: 21.90% (Highest)
Mississippi has the greatest percentage of poor people in the nation, 21.9%. The state has the greatest percentage of households making below $30,000 a year, 42.53%, and the smallest percentage of households making $200,000 or more, 1.54%. Suffice it to say, poverty is a major issue in Mississippi and it is getting worse. From 2007 to 2009, the state’s poverty rate increased from 20.6% to 21.9%.