Where the wealth is in the Washington region, so is the exclusion | Greater Greater Washington

June 25, 2019
  • D.C. Policy Center
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On June 25, 2019, the D.C. Policy Center’s article, Concentrated Poverty – The Critical Mass, was cited by Greater Greater Washington:

The Washington, DC, metropolitan area is consistently ranked as one of the most well-off in the country. Some rankings have even found that half of the top 10 highest-income counties in the country surround the District. These rankings typically use Census data on median household incomes at either the metropolitan or county level. So despite entrenched concentrated poverty and prognostications of an economic slowdown due to a changing economy and rapidly shifting demographics, our region is not likely to stop appearing at the top of wealth-charting listicles.

Read more: Where the wealth is in the Washington region, so is the exclusion | Greater Greater Washington

Related: Concentrated Poverty – The Critical Mass | D.C. Policy Center

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