Concentrated Poverty and Regional Equity: Findings From the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership’s Shared Indicators Initiative

April 2013

By: G. Thomas Kingsley, Urban Institute
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Social Equity

This report introduces concentrated poverty and regional equity and calculates ratios for measuring both. Table 3 ranks cities in terms of concentration of poverty and Table 7 shows the relationship between concentrated poverty and income disparity in the 100 largest cities.