Rank Metropolitan Area Change
1 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, MI 32.7%
2 Fresno, CA 30.0
3 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield, FL 28.6
4 Philadelphia, PA 27.3
5 New York-Wayne-White Plains, NY-NJ 24.6
*Median incomes in poor neighborhoods are less than 67% of metropolitan median income.
Median incomes in affluent neighborhoods are greater than 150% of metropolitan median income.
Source: Reardon, Sean and Kendra Bischoff. (2011). Growth in the Residential Segregation of Families by Income, 1970-2009. Providence, Rhode Island: Brown University US2010 Project. Retrieved from http://www.s4.brown.edu/us2010/Data/Report/report111111.pdf