The widening gap in economic inequality between the top 1 percent of income-earners and everyone else was a hot-button issue in last year’s presidential election, and the disparity appears to apply within smaller communities as well — a troubling trend as Americans are less able now than at any point in modern history to uproot their lives and relocate to greener pastures, according to the 2017 Distressed Communities Index by the Economic Innovation Group.

By: Daniel Hampton, Patch

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Distressed Communities Index (DCI) 

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