Infographic: Suburban Poverty

Dec 26, 2014 | Posted by Scott Hughes, author of Achieve Your Dreams | Post a Comment

The following interesting infographic about the rise in suburban poverty was sent to me by Jenn at Best MSW Programs:

What do you think?

Citations:

  1. http://confrontingsuburbanpoverty.org/action-toolkit/top-100-us-metros/
  2. http://time.com/3060122/poverty-america-suburbs-brookings/
  3. http://familiesusa.org/product/federal-poverty-guidelines
  4. http://www.poverties.org/effects-of-poverty.html
  5. http://www.brookings.edu/blogs/the-avenue/posts/2014/08/15-ferguson-suburban-poverty
  6. http://www.pbs.org/fmc/timeline/dsuburb.htm
  7. http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/05/sprawled-out-in-atlanta-106500.html#.U_pB9fmwKb4
  8. http://aspe.hhs.gov/poverty/07poverty.shtml
  9. http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2013/03/29/chart-median-household-incomes-have-collapsed-during-the-recession/
  10. http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/for-most-families–wealth-has-vanished-172130204.html
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