NOT ALL IN: New U.S. census data suggests the gains from an improving economy are halting and uneven. Depending on education, race, income and even marriage, not all segments of the population are seeing an economic turnaround. The annual survey of socioeconomic indicators covers all of 2012, the third post-recession year.
MORE POOR: The data show that lower-income households are a steadily increasing share of the population, while middle- to higher-income groups shrank or were flat. Poverty is rising in single-mother families.
LESS MOBILE: Homeownership declined for a fifth year to 63.9 percent and fewer people moved. U.S. migration fell after edging up in 2011. That suggests eroding career opportunities and a diminished ability to buy a home.