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Poverty level and payday lending locations mapped

See where Minnesota’s payday lenders are located, and how their locations correlate to poverty rates.

The map below shows the percentage of population below the poverty line by ZIP code alongside locations of payday lenders in the Minnesota.

Zipcode data provided by The US Census Bureau Tiger Lines. Poverty level data provided by The US Census Fact Finder. Payday lender data provided by The MN Department of Commerce. Code, data, and techniques can be found on Github.