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Child Poverty Heavily Concentrated in Rural Mississippi, Even More So Than Before the Great Recession

Description
Explores child poverty in rural areas, especially in the South and Southwest in counties with high concentrations of Native Americans and along the Mississippi Delta. Includes statistics comparing rates in 2007 and 2016, with breakdowns by metro and nonmetro areas and by geographic area, and county-level maps showing high child poverty rates and persistent rural child poverty rates.
Author(s)
Tracey Farrigan
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
07/2018
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Children and youth · County-by-county data · Delta Region · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · The South · Mississippi