Prosperity Now Chicago Scorecard

Resource Overview

Prosperity Now’s annual Scorecard provides a comprehensive look at families’ financial health across the United States. It assesses 50 states and the District of Columbia on 62 outcome measures for family financial wellbeing, grouped by five issue areas: financial assets and income; businesses and jobs; homeownership and housing; health care; and education. The Scorecard also assesses states on 53 policies that help families build and protect wealth.

Additionally, the scorecard assesses cities, Congressional districts, and tribal areas on the financial security and wealth of its residents.

In 2018, Chicago ranked just 52nd out of 64 cities for the financial wellbeing of its residents. For more information, download the Chicago Scorecard.

You can also read Prosperity Now’s brief, Prosperity in American Cities, and view the interactive Scorecard data.

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