Income dividing Portland's neighborhoods

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

More neighborhoods in Portland are segregated by income today than 30 years ago.

According to a report released this month by the Pew Research Center, residential segregation by income has increased during the past three decades in 27 of the nation’s 30 largest metropolitan areas. The report found that the conglomeration of lower-income households located in majority lower-income census tracts increased from 23 percent in 1980 to 28 percent in 2010. Upper income households located in majority upper-income census tracts increased 9 percent over the same period to 18 percent in 2010.

Richard Fry, a senior research associate at the Pew Hispanic Center and an author of the report, said the same trend was true for Portland but to a lesser degree than the rest of the nation.

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