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Mapping the Quality of Life in Nebraska: The Geographic Distribution of Poverty

Grant Daily, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Rodrigo Cantarero, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Maria Rosario de Guzman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Soo-Young Hong, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Sarah Taylor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Aileen Garcia, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jeong-Kyun Choi, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Yan Xia, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Document Type Article

Copyright 2017, the authors. Used by permission.

Abstract

Headings:

What is poverty?

Federal definitions of poverty: the poverty line

General poverty and poverty brackets

Poverty and vulnerable populations

Child poverty (under 18 years)

Young child poverty (0 - 5 years)

School age poverty (6 - 17 years)

Elderly poverty (65+)

Comparing child, adult, and elderly poverty

Minority poverty

Key points

Nebraska vs. United States

Geographic distribution

Poverty in children and the elderly

Poverty rates for racial/ethnic minorities

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