Journal Article

Suburbanization of poverty in the Bay Area

Abstract: Despite its persistent association with the \\"inner city,\\" poverty has shifted toward the suburbs in the San Francisco Bay Area over the past decade. Using data from the 2000 census and the 2005-2009 ACS 5-year estimates, this research brief examines the changing geography of poverty in the Bay Area and its implications for the community development field.

Keywords: San Francisco (Calif.); Poverty;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Part of Series: Community Development Research Brief

Publication Date: 2012

Issue: January

Pages: 1-17