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5:26 pm
Fri July 26, 2013

Hard For Children To Ascend The Income Ladder In Charlotte

The southeast had the lowest rate of low-income children achieving wealth, in the study.
Credit Equality of Opportunity Project

Charlotte’s economic ascension over the past generation has not translated into an easier climb to wealth for poor residents. A new study looks at how children of low-income parents fare as adults and finds Charlotte near the bottom of America’s largest cities.

The entire swathe of the southeastern United States is painted deepest red on the study’s map, from Louisiana to Virginia.

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