Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Florida's Income Inequality


According to a report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, since the late 1990's, income disparities between Florida's middle and upper income families has grown significantly.  Florida ranks amongst those states with the largest income gaps between high income and middle income families.  Indeed, it has the 7th largest gap in the nation.

The US Census reports Florida's Gini Index as 0.474.

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