"extremely poor" neighborhood, up from 9.1 percent in 2000, but still better than the 14.1 percent rate in 1990.
Starting with the 2010 census, the federal bureau stopped asking about income on its once a decade questionnaires, and instead relies on annual surveys.
Nationwide, 10.5 percent of all poor people now live in an Nike Air Max Thea Olive Green Womens
Poverty in his area was no surprise for one longtime West Oakland resident. Ledarren Holden, 24, pointed to a school that closed in 2009 and now is a branch police station. But there have been improvements, such as a nearby health foods store, he said.
Bay Area's five poorest neighborhoods show up in study
Jessica Vasquez could vouch for that. She was surprised to hear her West Oakland home on Victorian lined Union Street was in an area of concentrated poverty, since the 14 year old finds it safer and cleaner than the East Oakland neighborhood her family left two years ago.
While the Bay Area has five extremely poor census tracts, metropolitan Philadelphia has 82, Phoenix has 34 and Detroit 123. Concentrated poverty has nearly doubled in Midwestern metro areas since 2000, hitting Great Lakes cities such as Detroit and the Ohio cities of Toledo, Youngstown and Dayton the hardest.
"What was a mild recession in the early 2000s never really ended there," Berube said.
Although big cities still have most poor neighborhoods, the number of suburban residents living in concentrated poverty has more than doubled since 2000 as a result of the foreclosure crisis and other economic troubles.
One of the neighborhoods, Alameda Point, defies the stereotypical idea of an impoverished place.
"Poverty is not being able to take care of yourself," said Holden, adding that his neighborhood needs "more teaching people trades, building, farming, things like that, I guess just teaching people on a very basic level on how to be more independent."
On the surface, the Bay Area has fared better. Concentrated poverty in the region has dropped by 1.5 percent since 2000, when the East Bay and San Francisco had eight neighborhoods where more than 40 percent of residents were poor.
"I don't think this neighborhood is the poorest."
That may not console the people living in the Bay Air Max Tavas Se
OAKLAND The Bay Area has fewer concentrations of extreme poverty than a decade ago, according to a report released Thursday.
"Most cities have many more people living in very poor neighborhoods," said Brookings researcher Alan Berube. "Very few of the poor in the Bay Area are exposed to conditions of extreme poverty."
"We've got a nice, broad, open community, nicely laid out," said Doug Biggs, executive director of the Alameda Point Collaborative, which houses Flyknit Air Max 2015 For Sale about 500 people who had trouble finding homes elsewhere. "After the Nike Air Max Thea Premium Yellow
The good news is that in the Bay Area, at least according to the study, these neighborhoods are a rarity. In general, living in a deeply poor neighborhood means children will have fewer educational opportunities and a greater likelihood of failure. Private investors and employers are also more likely to look elsewhere, limiting local job opportunities for struggling residents.
While the urban Bay Area ranks among the lowest in concentrated poverty, Berube said the suburbanization of poverty masks the struggles of some.
"The punchline is, a lot of the progress we saw in the 1990s has basically evaporated," Berube said.
Area's five poorest neighborhoods. In five census tracts, four of them in the East Bay, more than 40 percent of residents live below the poverty line, according to the Brookings Institution report.
There, she said, friends whose parents were in dire financial straits often took to gangs or dealing drugs. Here, she said, life seems better.
The Bay Area's high cost of living also masks economic problems.
closure of the military base, a lot of the housing over here was turned over to programs to serve the .
Two are business districts where many homeless congregate; one, the area around Oakland's Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, has been central in the Occupy protests. Others are residential areas with well kept public housing.
The Uptown Oakland area, which includes some of downtown and the plaza, is a study in contrasts: Despite a glut of new condos meant to attract young professionals, more than 40 percent of residents live below the poverty line which for a single person means making less than $11,000 a year.
The new numbers are based on census surveys taken between 2005 and 2009, and reflect the entire five year period.
Air Max Thea Size 6.5
Nike Air Max Women 2015 Purple
Nike Air Mag Wholesale
Air Max 2015 Bottom
Nike Uptempo Wheat On Feet
Nike Foamposite Gold Safari
Nike Air Max Tavas Mens Size 10
Nike Uptempo Quiz
Nike Air Max Tavas Red On Feet
Nike Air Max Tavas Size 5
Nike Uptempo Grey
Nike Air Max Thea In Desert Camo
Air Max Tavas Black And Grey
Air Max 2015 Lava
Nike Air Max Thea Txt