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Suburban Poverty

“Suburban Poverty,” released in February 2018, was prepared by intern Will Maher. The sheet examines the significant growth in U.S. suburban poverty in recent decades and looks at characteristics of the suburban poor, the safety net response to suburban poverty, and concerns related to suburban poverty in the coming years.

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Economic Support, Economic Support General, Employment, Food & Nutrition, Food Assistance, Low-Wage Work, Means-Tested Programs, Place, Spatial Mismatch

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