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San Diego Poverty Rate Drops in 2016, But Many Still Struggling

Times of San Diego
September 14, 2017

Poverty in both the city and county of San Diego dropped last year, compared to the year before, though disparities still remain among ethnic groups, according to a report released Thursday.

The report from the San Diego-based Center on Policy Initiatives, based on U.S. Census Bureau data put out this week, found that within city limits, the poverty rate fell from 15.6 percent in 2015 to 13.1 percent the next year, the lowest level since before the recession.

Read full article here: https://timesofsandiego.com/life/2017/09/14/san-diego-poverty-rate-drops-in-2016-but-many-still-struggling/

Written by CPI San Diego

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