Search

Is Your Zip Code Equitable?

Read Time: 2 minutes
By: The Economic Innovation Group
Original source: https://eig.org/dci

The Economic Innovation Group created the 2018 Distressed Communities Index. It compares the Great Recession to what they have coined as, the “Great Reshuffling” meaning “a sorting of human capital, job creation, and business formation that has had vast implications for Americans and their communities.”

This tool can help us identify poverty rate, community distress scores and rank, population and more. By searching your zip code you can see the comparison between the Great Recession and today’s change. For example, we searched Portland and found the following:

We hope that this can be a resourceful tool for you and your city too. Let us know what you think and leave a comment below.


Hungry for more?

HOW TO PUT THE COMMUNITY IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

10,000 volunteers work together because they believe zip codes should not determine destinies.

ADOPTIONS FROM FOSTER CARE REACH NEW HIGH IN LOUISIANA

More Louisiana families took in multiple foster children or siblings leading to another record-setting year.

IS THERE A BETTER WAY TO PRAY FOR OUR CITIEs

Tim Keller explains there is a style of prayer our cities really need to see the Kingdom come.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Handwritten text - Similar stories