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TitleConcentrated Poverty Increased in Both Rural and Urban Areas Since 2000, Reversing Declines in the 1990s
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PublisherCarsey School of Public Policy
DateNovember 2017
Pages4 pp.
DescriptionThe share of rural counties with poverty rates of 20 percent or more increased from 20.6 percent in 2000 to 32.5 percent from 2000 to 2013, while high-poverty urban counties increased from 6.7 to 15.6 percent. The share of the population living in these high-poverty counties nearly doubled in both rural and urban areas during this period.
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