Counties where the American dream may already be dead


Notice the counties are worst off in Indian Country. We say “Indian” country but the Federal Government really calls the shots in these places. We were recently talking with some representatives of the Crow Nation who explained to us how hard it is to leverage the value of THEIR land for investment. The feds basically make it impossible.

(From USA Today)To identify the counties where the American dream is dead, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed the effect on household income earned in adulthood for every year of childhood spent in 2,973 U.S. counties and county equivalents from data published by The Equality of Opportunity Project. Researchers at the organization used data from 1996-2012 tax returns to study the long-term economic outcomes of approximately 50 million children.

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