Nov 23, 2017

9. The large parts of America left behind by today's economy

Economic prosperity is concentrated in America's elite zip codes, and economic stability outside of those communities is rapidly deteriorating.

U.S. geographical economic inequality is growing, meaning your economic opportunity is more tied to your location than ever before. A large portion of the country is being left behind by today's economy, according to a county-by-county report by the Economic Innovation Group. This was a major election theme that helped Trump win the White House.

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