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.