Unmasking Poverty and Unemployement in Urban North Carolina

Members of the North Carolina Metropolitan Mayors Coalition released data detailing pockets of severe poverty and unemployment – distressed census tracts – in North Carolina’s larger cities. The data shows that nearly 580,000 North Carolina residents live in distressed tracts, with 62 percent of these living in metropolitan regions.

Member list

Click here to view a list of North Carolina’s Metropolitan Mayors.