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Census records: Poverty dips in Austin area for first time since recession

For the first time since 2007, the percentage of people living in poverty in the Austin metro area has dipped. The poverty rate also fell slightly in the City of Austin, but the percentage of children younger than 18 in poverty in the city climbed for a fourth straight year, to 29.1 percent in 2011.

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