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Mapping Quality of Life in Nebraska: The Geographic Distribution of Poverty
Mapping Quality of Life in Nebraska
  • Grant Daily, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Rodrigo Cantarero, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Maria Rosario de Guzman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Soo-Young Hong, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Sarah Taylor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Aileen Garcia, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Jeong-Kyun Choi, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Yan Ruth Xia, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Date of this Version
Document Type

QOL Series (2017) 1.

Community and Regional Planning Program; Department of Child, Youth and Family Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Reaching One, Reaching All Interest Group, Nebraska Extension

Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska.

PDF (ver. 1.4, Acrobat 5.x), 1.37 Mb, 16 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches.


The Quality of Life for Minorities in Rural Nebraska project was funded by a Research and Engagement Grant from the Rural Futures Institute, University of Nebraska. Copyright 2017, the authors. Used by permission.

Jeong-Kyun Choi

Soo-Young Hong



What is poverty?

Federal definitions of poverty: the poverty line

General poverty and poverty brackets

Poverty and vulnerable populations

Child poverty (under 18 years)

Young child poverty (0 - 5 years)

School age poverty (6 - 17 years)

Elderly poverty (65+)

Comparing child, adult, and elderly poverty

Minority poverty

Key points

Nebraska vs. United States

Geographic distribution

Poverty in children and the elderly

Poverty rates for racial/ethnic minorities


Citation Information
Grant Daily, Rodrigo Cantarero, Maria Rosario de Guzman, Soo-Young Hong, et al.. "Mapping Quality of Life in Nebraska: The Geographic Distribution of Poverty" (2017)
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