On Air Now

Listen

Listen Live Now » 98.5 FM Battle Creek, Michigan

Weather

Current Conditions(Battle Creek,MI 49017)

More Weather »
74° Feels Like: 74°
Wind: NNW 0 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Tonight

Thunderstorms Early 60°

Tomorrow

PM Thunderstorms 83°

Sun Night

Partly Cloudy 59°

Alerts

Detroit, Flint lead child poverty list

The skyline of Detroit, Michigan is seen from Windsor, January 4, 2012.REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
The skyline of Detroit, Michigan is seen from Windsor, January 4, 2012.REUTERS/Rebecca Cook

DETROIT (WKZO) -- Detroit and Flint top yet another undesirable list.  According to the U.S. Census Bureau the cities rank first and second in the nation when it comes to child poverty rates.  In Detroit, 59-percent of the children live below the poverty line, while in Flint that figure is a tiny bit lower at 58-percent.

Comments