New Census numbers: more than one in seven Americans live in poverty

According to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the official poverty rate in 2014 was 14.8 percent - which means a total of 46.7 million people in the U.S. fell under the poverty line. The poverty threshold for a single person under the age of 65 with no children was $12,316 in 2014.  For a family of four, the poverty threshold was $24,230.