NYT: Upward mobility not easy for Detroiters

According to an article recently released by the New York Times, climbing the income ladder in the Detroit area is not as realistic as it is for someone from the Seattle, Washington or San Jose, California area. For example, a child whose parents earn in the 10th percentile in the Detroit area on average ends up in the 32nd percentile. Someone from Seattle whose parents earn in the 10th percentile on average ends up in the 40th percentile.

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