Report Shows That Few Metro Areas Made Progress Against Poverty in 2013
Brookings Institution

Newly released Census Bureau data confirm that, four years into an official economic recovery, the nation’s largest metro areas continued to struggle with stubbornly high poverty levels even amid improving employment numbers.

This report by Elizabeth Kneebone and Natalie Holmes of the Brookings Institution analyzes the 2013 American Community Survey data on residents living below the federal poverty line.