Parks & Trails Access to Healthy Food Transportation Modes Health/Income Relationship

Place Indicators: Health/Income Relationship

People who live in areas with high concentrations of poverty face a higher risk of mortality from virtually every cause of death, and the greater the concentration of poverty, the higher the health risk. Neighborhoods with poverty rates of 40% and higher create many challenges for their residents with regard to outdoor activities, access to healthy foods, and access to healthcare.