Poverty Study_Concentrated Poverty

Concentrated Poverty When a large portion of a neighborhood lives in poverty, there can be negative consequences for the entire neighborhood.1,2 While the effects of concentrated poverty are numerous,1,2 this study focused on the impact of concentrated poverty on...

Poverty Study_Industry

Industry Employment income is a critical factor in a family’s income and its poverty status. Wages can vary greatly between job types, and it can be useful in understanding poverty to understand what kinds of jobs are most likely to provide enough income for workers...

Poverty Study_Poverty Overview

Poverty Overview   Poverty is a complex social concept that can be understood in a variety of ways. This report uses the U.S. Census Bureau’s Official Poverty Measure to study poverty in Forsyth County. According to the official poverty measure, an average family...