Gregory Squires and Charis Kubrin offer a fascinating essay in Shelterforce this month where she examines some of the new ways that communities are growing in and in response to the pull of poverty. Their findings show the path dependent nature of economic segregation and the linkages to race.
Their essay is worth reading. Here are a few startling facts to consider:
- In 1990, the typical black household earning above $60,000 lived in a neighborhood where the median income was $31,585. A white household with the same income characteristic lived in a much more