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US news Elections 2020 World news Environment Soccer US politics Business Tech ... US income inequality . December 2020. Coronavirus sharpens America's already stark economic inequalities.
The view from the balcony of a house listed at $5.5 million in San Francisco. Income inequality in the U.S. grew worse in California and eight other states in 2018, the U.S. Census Bureau says.
A 1.0% rise in a county's income inequality, as determined by a research measure called the Gini index, corresponded to an average 2.0% rise in COVID-19 incidence and a 3.0% rise in mortality.

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A 1 per cent rise in a county’s income inequality, as determined by a research measure called the Gini index, corresponded to an average 2 per cent rise in Covid-19 incidence and a 3 per cent rise in mortality. The researchers noted that the average Gini index in US counties was 44.5 and ranged from 25.7 to 66.5, based on a 100-point scale.
A study today in JAMA Network Open details US county-level COVID-19 infection and death inequities based on racial composition and income in the first 200 days of the pandemic, adding to mounting evidence of disproportionate burdens among racial minorities and those of lower income levels.. Researchers from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and DePaul University analyzed data from ...
Jan. 20 (UPI) --Regions of the United States with greater levels of income inequality have higher rates of COVID-19 infections and deaths, according to an analysis published Wednesday by JAMA ...
As millions of Americans end 2020 sick, jobless, hungry, indebted, or at risk of losing their homes, it’s unimaginable that at the other end of the spectrum, the wealthy, shielded from much of this misfortune, became even richer this cursed year.. But this is the reality of 2020. The same forces that made this year so awful for most people helped a select few add immense wealth.
The nation's Gini Index, which measures income inequality, has been rising steadily over the past five decades. The Gini Index grew from 0.482 in 2017 to 0.485 last year, according to the bureau's ...