A 53% Surge in Poverty Rate Is Reshaping Suburbs - NYTimes.com
PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — The poor population in America’s suburbs — long a symbol of a stable and prosperous American middle class — rose by more than half after 2000, forcing suburban communities across the country to re-evaluate their identities and how they serve their populations.
Remember the same stories from the 2001-02 recession? And the 1991-92 recession? Periodically the New York Times discovers that there are poor people in suburbia.