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Extreme Poverty Counties Found Solely in Rural Areas in 2018

Description
Examines high and extreme poverty areas by rural and urban county designation. Includes a map showing rural high poverty and extreme poverty counties and urban high poverty counties. Discusses the geographic concentration of extreme poverty in regions with above-average populations of racial minorities, highlighting 6 counties in South Dakota with a large Native American population and 4 counties in Mississippi with historically high poverty rates among African Americans.
Author(s)
Tracey Farrigan
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
05/2020
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · County-by-county data · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Mississippi · South Dakota