KIDSCOUNT Data Snapshot on Children Living in High-Poverty Communities

Source: Annie E. Casey Foundation, February 2012

From the summary:
This Data Snapshot highlights newly available national, state, and city data in the KIDS COUNT Data Center that shows a 25 percent increase in the number of children residing in areas of concentrated poverty since 2000. The snapshot indicates how high-poverty communities are harmful to children, outlines regions in which concentrated poverty has grown the most, and offers recommendations to address these issues.

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