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    Military Recruitment, compiled by the National Priorities Project

    In 2010, the recruitment by income decile of zip codes, from lowest to highest

    01:  7.01%
    02:  9.70%
    03: 10.64%
    04: 10.48%
    05: 11.83%
    06: 11.32%
    07: 11.51%
    08: 10.37%
    09:  9.89%
    10:  7.24%

    49.66% of recruits come from zip codes in the bottom five deciles of income, while 50.34% come from zip codes in the top five deciles.  The first and tenth deciles are both underrepresented.

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    by Yamaneko2 on Sun Nov 04, 2012 at 08:11:36 PM PST

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