"Poverty in the Twin Cities", Star Tribune, June 2015

Raymond Grumney
Star Tribune
June 22, 2015

Suburban and rural poverty jumped 92 percent from 2000 to 2013 while it grew 24% in the core cities, according to a new Metropolitan Council report.   The Metropolitan Council defines poverty as 185% of the federal poverty threshold ($44,093 for a family of four in 2013).