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New Report Outlines How Race Determines Well-Being in U.S. Cities

According to “Bound: How Race Shapes the Outcomes of American Cities,” a new study from Prosperity Now which uses the most recent city-level data from the Prosperity Now Scorecard, more than 80 percent of U.S. residents now living in a metropolitan area. However, the benefits of living in these densely populated areas are not shared equally, especially when it comes to the economic well-being of different racial groups. 

Researchers discovered that residential segregation remains one of the main forces driving disparity amongst racial groups. This is often manifested via a one-sided process of self-selection. To read more the full report, click here.

Kathleen Taylor