Rural Poverty Has Distinct Regional and Racial Patterns
Describes the findings of a study of persistent poverty, examining the prevalence of poverty in Appalachia, the Black Belt, the Mississippi Delta, the U.S.-Mexico border, and on Native American lands. Discusses the impacts of persistent poverty on access to healthcare, food access, social programs, and other support services.
USDA Economic Research Service
Access · American Indian or Alaska Native · Appalachia · Black or African American · County-by-county data · Delta Region · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · U.S.-Mexico Border Region