Parsing U.S. Poverty at the Metropolitan Level - Up Front Blog - Brookings Institution
This is the study referenced in the post below. If you click the map you can see how far incomes dropped in the metro areas. Looking at this, I wonder how a pick-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps message like some of the Republican presidential candidates (such as Perry, Bachmann, Gingrich, and Cain) are running could possibly play favorably.