A wealth and poverty gap exists between the center and the suburbs of cities along Interstate 41 west of Lake Winnebago, according to a recent study.

Northeast Oshkosh qualified as the most distressed part of a central city in northeast Wisconsin, while the central city of Fond du Lac is not considered distressed, but there’s a caveat.

Though city suburbs showed gains in employment and income, businesses fled city centers between 2010 and 2013, according to the study by the Economic Innovation Group released in February that examined data over those years.

By: Nate Beck, Fond du Lac Reporter

Read the full article here.

Distressed Communities Index (DCI) 

Related Posts