NC Budget and Tax Center

Trouble in Paradise? North Carolina’s suburbs see biggest jump in poverty rate in last decade

Many North Carolinians associate poverty with inner-cities or isolated rural communities, yet the past decade has seen the areas in between–the state’s suburban neighborhoods–experience the biggest jump in the poverty rate.  For more details, see the latest issue of Prosperity Watch.

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