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16 American Cities With Double-Digit Unemployment

The recession has passed for most of America as unemployment has dropped to a traditional recovery level of 5.5%. Most months, the economy adds 200,000 jobs or more. The residents ...
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New York Worst City for Job Creation

The New York-Newark metropolitan statistical area (MSA) is the largest in the United States, with its population of nearly 20 million. It is also the worst for job creation, according to ...
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Ferguson Demographics by the Numbers

Ferguson, Mo., has a population of 21,203, according to the U.S. Census American Fact Finder database. Just over 29% of the residents are white, and nearly 68% are black or ...
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The Best (and Worst) Paying Cities for Women

Sunday was International Women’s Day, meant to celebrate achievements among women, and promote greater equality around the world. The United States is doing well in some areas, but continues to ...
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Hotels in New York City Cannot Raise Rates

Hotels in New York City were only able to raise rates 1% last year, compared with 15% in Nashville, the highest increase among the top 50 markets. If anyone needed ...
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Cities With the Highest (and Lowest) Unemployment

Approximately 8.7 million U.S. jobs were lost during the Great Recession between 2007 and 2009. While all those jobs have been recovered, the nation’s unemployment rate remains above the level ...
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America’s 50 Coldest Cities

With nearly a month of winter left, 2015 is already the coldest winter since 1979. Cities as far south as Washington, D.C., have seen subzero temperatures while others have been ...
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Los Angeles

Uber Website Traffic Tops 3 Million

In a sign of the rise of Uber as a mode of transportation, traffic to its website reached 3.2 million unique visitors in the United States during January, up 740% ...
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The Cities Where No One Wants to Drive

Roads are the arteries of the nation, and the automobile has been the centerpiece of American culture for decades. Despite Americans’ love for their cars, however, the rush hours are ...
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Cities Where Crime Is Plummeting

The United States is becoming safer, with crime levels dropping nearly every year, recently. Between 1991 and 2013, the U.S. violent crime rate has fallen by nearly 52%. Since 2009, ...
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Cities Where Crime Is Soaring

The United States is becoming safer, with crime levels dropping nearly every year. Between 1991 and 2013, the U.S. violent crime rate has fallen by nearly 52%. Since 2009, the ...
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The Cities With the Largest Homes

American families tend to spend about a third of their annual income on housing. Yet, depending on their location and the level of the family’s income, home sizes can vary ...
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The Most Expensive House in Detroit

Leaving aside a huge Victorian home that is currently for sale and operates as a bed and breakfast, the most expensive house in Detroit is for sale for $1,200,000. That ...
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10 Best Cities for Waiters

Most waiters expect a 20% tip for good service, but does this actually happen? According to data collected from Americans using digital payment service Square, the average tip in the ...
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The Least Educated Cities

The pursuit of higher education is more common in America today than in previous generations. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, roughly 41% of Americans aged 18 to ...
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