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Thursday, October 27, 2011

Rich and Poor

The U.S. Census Bureau released a report Wednesday outlining where different U.S. cities fall on the scale of income inequality. This report uses the Gini Index, which we used previously to show how other countries compare to the United States in income inequality.

The Least Equal Cities are:
(metro areas)
1. New York City
2. Miami
3. Los Angeles
4. Houston
5. Memphis

The Most Equal Cities are:
(metro areas)
1. Salt Lake City
2. Virginia Beach
3. Minneapolis
4. Riverside, Calif.
5. Sacramento

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