New Report Connects Income And Racial Segregation In Dallas County

In Dallas County, median income has dropped 16 percent between 1999 and 2015. Statewide, the drop was 2 percent statewide.

By Courtney CollinsApril 11, 2018 9:30 am| , , ,

From KERA:

A new study by the Communities Foundation of Texas and the left-leaning Center For Public Policy Priorities evaluated education, employment, debt, housing and healthcare across Dallas County.

The data show experiences vary greatly from zip code to zip code.

Phrases like “recession-proof” and “Texas Miracle” get thrown around a lot in the state. Dallas’ unemployment rate has been under 4 percent for eight straight months. Mayor Mike Rawlings says that doesn’t mean everything is rosy.

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