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Watts Map & Data

With unemployment and poverty being core causes of the Watts uprising, it is necessary to consider current economic conditions in the area. According to data gathered in 2014 and 2015, Watts remains among the poorest and most under employed neighborhoods in Los Angeles. 

Unemployment and poverty levels below 200% data from the US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2014 5 Year Estimate. Poverty levels below 100% data from the US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 2015 5 Year Estimate.