SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco and Oakland top a new national report listing cities most impacted by gentrification and cultural displacement.
According to the report published by the National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC), a combined entry for San Francisco and Oakland took the title of most intensely gentrified urban area in America during 2013-2017.READ MORE: UPDATE: Estrada Fire Containment 35%; Evacuation Orders Downgraded as Crews Mop Up
The report focused on data related to income, home value and education level.READ MORE: Hollywood Movie, TV Workers Reach Deal With Producers to Avert Strike
It used census information to rank cities during a five-year period ending in 2017. Denver, Boston, Miami-Fort Lauderdale and New Orleans rounded out the top five areas on the list.
“NCRC once again found that gentrification and displacement was highly concentrated, and that most low-income neighborhoods, and the vast majority of cities, continued to deal with a chronic lack of investment,” a statement in the report’s executive summary read.MORE NEWS: COVID Vaccination Count in San Mateo County Revised Down Due to Data Error
San Jose also made the list, coming in eighth. The report can be found at the NCRC website.