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This map shows where low-income Americans are losing jobs

21 Apr 2020

The industries taking the most damage from the shutdown are the ones that employ the most low-income workers. This map shows where aid should go.

Over the past four weeks, a staggering 22 million Americans filed for unemployment. By one estimate, more than 14 million of those workers had low-income jobs—and as they’re less likely to have emergency savings, they’re in the most precarious position now. A new project from the nonprofit Urban Institute maps out where job losses may be highest across the country.


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