Women in New Orleans: Race, Poverty, and Hurricane Katrina

Allison Suppan Helmuth, Jane M. Henrici

August 29, 2010
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IWPR analysis of American Community Survey (ACS) and U.S. Census Bureau data1 reveals that after Hurricane Katrina and the evacuation of New Orleans in August 2005, the city’s demographics have changed with respect to race and economic status among women.