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The northeast portion of Lawrence is a federally designated food desert. This map shows the four adjacent low-income census tracts where a significant number of residents live more than a mile from the nearest grocery store. More than 125 of those households do not have cars.

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Thomas Bryce 3 months ago

Huh? I live on the edge of shaded area and am 2 blocks from the Dillon's on Mass. which is in the shaded area listed as a Food Desert.(East side of Mass St. between 17th and 19th) What? I don't get it.

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Rae Hudspeth 3 months ago

I don't understand the western area on this graphic being in a food desert. There is a Dillon's at the corner of 6th and Lawrence Ave.

I'm also very surprised to find the area around the Lawrence Country Club designated as low-income.

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