A measure of income inequality in MN U.S. House districts in 2012.pdf by stcloudtimes

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									A MEASURE OF INCOME INEQUALITY
IN MINNESOTA U.S. HOUSE DISTRICTS IN 2012.
                      THE DATA COME FROM THE GINI INDEX.
                      THE GINI INDEX IS A NUMBER BETWEEN 1
                      AND ZERO; A LOWER INDEX EXPRESSES
                         GREATER EQUALITY.

     7TH
   DISTRICT
    0.422                      8TH
                             DISTRICT
                             0.426           6TH DISTRICT
                                             0.385
                                             3RD DISTRICT
                                             0.464
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                                             4TH DISTRICT
                                             0.450
               1ST DISTRICT
                  0.427                              SOURCE:
                                                     2012
                                                     American
                                                     Community
    5TH DISTRICT               2ND DISTRICT          Survey

       0.475                      0.406
GRAPHIC BY LISA MUELLER, LMUELLER@STCLOUDTIMES.COM

								
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