|Change in Suburban Poor Population in the Largest 95 Metro Areas. |
Credit: Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program
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The Atlantic Cities
According to this survey, in the ten years following the economic high-water mark catpured by the 2000 Census, poverty rates seemed to have risen in 88 of the nation's 100 largest metro areas, precisely across cities (3.0 percentage points) and suburbs (2.9 pourcentage points).
By 2010, the authors continue, more than one in five city residents appeared to be poor (20.9 percent) against 11.4 percent of suburbanites living below the federal poverty level.
Source: The Atlantic Cities