Michigan’s Poverty, City by City [Map + Infographic]

How do poverty rates in Michigan’s biggest cities compare? HINT: Detroit’s not the highest.

“Hover” your cursor over a city, indicated by a blue dot, on the map to view its population, poverty rate and median household income. The same data may be found in the chart below the map for another way to view the information.

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  • Melissa Mason
    UM-Dearborn Political Science student. Thought interning at WDET would be interesting. Does data for “Detroit By The Numbers” and assists with “Detroit Today.”