Seeing the Invisible

September 29, 2013 9:50 AM

In urban North Carolina, deep pockets of misery are masked

Distressed urban tracts experience even higher levels of poverty, child poverty and unemployment – and lower income and graduation rates – than their rural counterparts. Surprisingly, the poorest parts of North Carolina are smack in the middle of Raleigh, Durham, Charlotte, Greensboro and Winston-Salem.

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