Remember reading Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities when you were a kid?
In Allen County, we have A Tale of Two Zip Codes.
For years, 46765, the zip code for Leo-Cedarville has been the zip code for the lowest poverty rate in the state, a poverty rate that’s less than one percent.
At the other end of the scale, 46803, near downtown, has consistently been the zip code with the highest poverty rate in the state at nearly 50%.
Rachel Blakeman, director of Purdue Fort Wayne’s Community Research Institute and an expert on our local economy, says Allen County is the “most representative” county in the state and “remarkably diverse.”
Read the story on wane.com.