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Census Uncovers Pockets Of Poverty In San Diego

City Heights is a neighborhood in the City of San Diego.

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Above: City Heights is a neighborhood in the City of San Diego.

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Poverty In San Diego

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Murtaza Baxamusa, Secretary-Treasurer, Middle Class Taxpayers Association-San Diego.

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There's no mistaking where most poor people live in large cities back East. The poorer neighborhoods are obviously ramshackle - with vacant buildings, overgrown lots. Many may even qualify as slums.

But in San Diego, it's a little harder to determine where lower income people tend to live. And finding out where concentrations of poverty are in San Diego can help determine how much help those areas might need getting back up on their feet.

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