From presidential candidates to pundits, a lot of people are talking these days about income inequality. What gets much less attention, however, is the geographic manifestation of the divide between rich and poor.

Earlier this year, the Economic Innovation Group, a new research and policy organization in D.C., released a comprehensive report detailing the economic conditions in more than 25,000 ZIP codes across the United States.

The 2016 Distressed Communities Index analyzes how places and the people who live there are faring according to seven measures:

By: Jason Wiens, Kauffman Foundation

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Distressed Communities Index (DCI) 

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