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Mapping Three Decades of Rising Income Inequality, State by State

U.S. income inequality increased 15 percent between 1979 and 2012, but the story varies across different parts of the country.
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Income inequality has risen considerably in the United States and across the entire advanced world.

Most research has focused on growing inequality within and across nations. What’s less clear is to what degree income inequality has grown across different parts of the U.S.