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had more stable employment

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had better financial management strategies

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reported higher income

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of people in the City of Memphis live in poverty

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of children under 18 in Memphis live in poverty

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of people in Shelby County live in poverty

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of children under 18 in Shelby County live in poverty

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of people in our AR, MS, TN metro area live in poverty

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of children under 18 in our AR, MS, TN metro area live in poverty

The US average for people living in poverty is 12.3%.Β The 2020 Update of the Memphis Poverty Fact Sheet, Produced Annually by Dr. Elena Delavega of the School of Social Work at the University of Memphis. Data from the 2019 American Community Survey released in September 2020.