Poverty

US income inequality: Boston tops list of most unequal cities

The US city of Boston suffers from the worst income inequality in the US.

The city of Boston suffers from the worst income inequality in the United States.

The top five percent of Americans make over a quarter of a million dollars per year, while the lowest 20 percent of income earners make less than $15,000.

Mapping income inequality in several cities shows the economic divide splitting the rich and the poor.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo reports from Boston.

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