Economic Innovation Group (EIG) brings together leading entrepreneurs, investors, economists, and policymakers from across the political spectrum to address America’s economic challenges.
EIG’s Distressed Communities Index (DCI) provides a comprehensive assessment of community economic well-being. It ranks every U.S. zip code with at least 500 people on seven equally-weighted variables:
Percent of the adult population
Housing vacancy rate
Adults not working
Median income ratio
Change in employment
Change in business establishments
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