Prices in Poor Neighborhoods

Groom, Phyllis
October 1966
Monthly Labor Review;Oct66, Vol. 89 Issue 10, p1085
Academic Journal
Presents some of the findings of a research conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics which assessed whether merchants charged higher prices in low-income neighborhoods than in wealthy areas. Disparity in the quality of housing received by poor families for equivalent rents compared with families with higher income; Association of food prices with the kind of store rather than with the geographic areas; Difference in the buying habits in low-income areas from those in other areas.


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