Poor Texans Pace U.S. Now Beating Rwanda’s Rich-Poor Gap

The annual snapshot of the U.S. by the Census Bureau makes one thing clear: You don’t want to be a female choreographer living in McAllen, Texas, and renting your home. On the plus side, the city’s Sun Belt location would put you in a good position to be one of the small but growing number of Americans using solar power for heat. Here are a few such highlights from the 2011 American Community Survey of some 3.5 million households in places with more than 65,000 people:

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