The Wealth Gap: The Most Equal City in America


Tom Christopulos steers a black Nissan Armada through the sharply angled streets of Ogden, Utah, a historic metropolis about 35 miles north of Salt Lake City lodged at the base of the towering Wasatch Mountains, dissecting the neighborhoods home by home and crunching the numbers out loud. As part of his drive-by, he canvasses the terrain voraciously, even compulsively, visually cataloguing every detail—a rite he’s performed for nearly a decade. "I know every block in this town, every house," he says. "See those mansions over there on Jefferson Avenue? They were cut up long ago, turned into rentals—flophouses, really. […]