How Hard is Poverty Hitting Your County?

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Slate and the New America Foundation have compiled an incredibly powerful “poverty map” of our country – it details the change in poverty rates from 2007 to 2012.

Oregon is prominently featured in the header paragraph in Slate’s piece, only one of two counties nationwide mentioned. — “While some counties saw their poverty rates increase only slightly, and some even saw them drop, the number of people under the poverty line in Oregon’s Malheur County doubled to nearly two-fifths of its population.”

Take a look for yourself:

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