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Rural Poverty Has Distinct Regional and Racial Patterns

Description
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.
Author(s)
Tracey Farrigan
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
08/2021
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
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