8:32 am November 1, 2011, by David Markiewicz
First, the good news: Atlanta is not the “brokest” city in the country. It’s not even in the top (bottom?) 30, according to a list you can peruse at The Daily Beast.
The bad news is that Georgia cities were more than adequately represented on the list, with four of them making it.
Bonus: One of our state’s fair cities even ranked No. 1!
Try to guess which one, and why, before reading through to the end.
To find the most struggling cities in the country, we used three data points weighted equally: the most recently available unemployment rate (August 2011), median household income, and average debt. Data is from a recent report by Experian and the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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