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Poverty Anywhere Leads To Poverty In New York City

The 1970s were a devastating decade for New York City. The middle class and employers fled, leaving the old, poor, unemployed and troubled behind. The city lost hundreds of thousands of jobs and nearly a million people. 3,025 more words

American Community Survey

American Community Survey 2014: New Resources for Data Analytics

.. to pick one geography among many important types of geographies, how has educational attainment changed by metro since 2010? .. median household income? .. median housing value? 309 more words


DC Poverty Rate Dips Down

Hard on the results of the Census Bureau’s latest annual Current Population Survey supplement come the vastly more detailed results of its American Community Survey… 682 more words

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Largest School Districts: Demographic-Economic Characteristics

.. examine demographic-economic characteristics for each/all of America’s largest school districts (population 65,000 or more).  Use the interactive table in this related Web section to query, rank compare the approximate 800 districts. 318 more words

Map: Renters and Owners in Detroit 2013

From CityLab:

A map by the journalist and web developer Ken Schwencke shows just how much the rental market now dominates U.S. cities, even those traditionally defined by high rates of homeownership.

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If Literacy is Defined As a College Degree, Detroit and Michigan Are Not Keeping Pace!

Central Connecticut State University has released its 12th annual survey of America’s Most Literate Cities. The study ranks cities based on research data for six key indicators of their citizens’ “use of literacy:” booksellers, educational attainment, Internet resources, library resources, newspaper circulation, and periodical publishing resources. 1,131 more words

Mapping Inequality in Greater Boston

Today’s Boston Globe has some great maps, but you will have to go there to see them. Click.

Katie Johnston writes, “In Boston, pockets of wealth and opportunity are spread out around the city, but poverty tends to be concentrated. 188 more words