The most prosperous parts of the U.S. have recovered nicely from the 2008 financial crisis, but many other places remain mired in high unemployment and poverty, according to a report measuring wealth levels by ZIP code.
“The United States is still a land of opportunity for many. But when it comes to life outcomes, geography is too often destiny,” says a report from the Economic Innovation Group, a research organization.
By: Jim Zarroli, NPR
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