The Concentration of Poverty Is a Growing Rural Problem

Concentrated poverty has increased in the U.S. over the last decade, particularly in nonmetropolitan areas and in areas with distinct racial/ethnic minority populations. Historical regional concentrations of high poverty persist in the South, but there is evidence of emergent concentrations in the West and Midwest. The spread of nonmetropolitan concentrated poverty is associated with the recent economic recession and the slow pace of the recovery.


Issue Date:
2012
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/142400
Published in:
Amber Waves, Issue 04
Total Pages:
4




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