Blog Post | Metropolitan Opportunity Series

Where the rich get richer, the poor often don't

March 26, 2015, Alan Berube

Our latest report on income inequality in cities finds that the gap between the rich and poor across the 50 largest cities continued to grow, albeit slightly, from 2012 to 2013. In general, both high- and low-income households made gains, but income growth at the top end outpaced that at the bottom end. However, the cities in which either group made progress were, for the most part, different.

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