How prosperous is your neighborhood? The Economic Innovation Group, a nonprofit research and advocacy organization, has released a new report and an interactive tool that tells you how your zip code stacks up to the rest of the country—and illustrates just how geographical economic inequality is growing across the U.S.
The organization’s annual Distressed Communities Index finds that more than half of the Americans residing in distressed communities live in the South. More Americans, however, live in prosperous communities (84.8 million) than distressed ones (52.3 million).
Check out the entire report here. http://eig.org/dci