Nearly half of Toledo’s population lives in economically distressed areas and the city ranks as the 14th most-distressed among the nation’s 100 largest cities, a new study finds.

The study by a Washington bipartisan entrepreneurial group, Economic Innovation Group, found that 44 percent of Toledoans, or 99,000, are economically distressed. It used an index with seven components, from unemployment to housing vacancy.

By: Jon Chavez, The Toledo Blade

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Distressed Communities Index (DCI) 

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