Income inequality in the Twin Cities metro area

Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Despite high rates of employment and homeownership and low poverty, the Twin Cities region is not immune from disparities and inequality.

In a three-part series of MetroStats research reports, the Metropolitan Council looks at income inequality in the region between 1990 and 2015.

Income inequality in the region


Part I

Part I: Income inequality increased considerably; highest earners gained, lower earners lost (2 pages, pdf)

Part II

Part II: Income inequality varied by race and ethnicity (2 pages, pdf)

Part III

Part III: How income inequality in our region compares to other metro areas (2 pages, pdf).


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