Poverty: A Statewide Reality

Some may think of poverty as a problem only for urban cores, but take a look at the map below. Large swaths of rural Missouri are home to some of our poorest citizens.

 

State of the State Poverty in Missouri* Source: December 2013 Poverty and Median Household Income Estimates- Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates U.S. Census Bureau

 

Posted: March 7, 2014

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