Upward mobility tough in Columbus, Census Bureau finds


In a new study that shows where children grow up affects their income as adults, the Census Bureau classifies Columbus as a city with low job growth and poor upward mobility.

In fact, the study found no association between children's future earnings and rates of job or wage growth in a city. The strongest predictor of those future earnings was where kids live – their neighborhoods.

The study drew its data from 20 million Americans in their 30s today. It mapped where they lived at specific stages…

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