Map shows distress score of San Antonio zip codes

Large variation of scores seen across San Antonio

By Mary Claire Patton - Digital Content Curator

Economic Innovation Group

SAN ANTONIO - Economic Innovation Group has released a distressed communities index (DCI), which shows the economic well-being of all the zip codes in the U.S.

The 2017 DCI finds that 52.3 million Americans live in economically distressed communities, and one-fifth of all zip codes score worst on the DCI. That represents one in six Americans or 17 percent of the U.S. population, according to EIG.

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The percentage of San Antonians with no high school diploma is 18.6 percent, according to data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau from 2011-2015.

San Antonio’s percentage of adults not working is 29.2 percent and the poverty rate is 19.8 percent.

The city has an average distress score of 63.2

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The most-distressed zip code, according to the data, is 78208, with a score of 98.8.

The least-distressed zip code is 78248, with a score of 0.3.

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