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Interactive map: North Carolina’s government help

By Gavin Off
goff@charlotteobserver.com

According to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, North Carolinians collected more than $69 billion in government assistance last year. In some counties, government assistance made up more than 35 percent of residents’ income.

Percent of income from government assistance:
(Click on a county to see the numbers, which are in thousands of dollars)

Sources: Estimates from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Census; McClatchy analysis

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