NPR: At Venice Beach, Rich, Poor And Middle Class Coexist


A new radio piece from NPR’s “All Things Considered” released today discusses the benefits to economic mobility of living in an area with a wide mix of household income levels. It also discusses the challenges and pressures that Venice faces to maintain that mix going forward.

Economists say lower-income Americans are better off when they live in an area with a diversity of income levels. NPR’s Kelly McEvers reports on an area with a wide range of economic diversity, California’s Venice Beach.