Cities

St. Louis, Missouri

Dome House In St. Louis For $398,000

Owners of odd houses frequently can't find buyers. A home, made in a dome, which sits in St. Louis, built in 1977, has been off and on the market since ...
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11 Cities Hit Hardest by Extreme Poverty

Although the economy has largely recovered from the worst effects of the recession, many more Americans live in poverty today than did during the crisis. Perhaps of greater concern is ...
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Buy a House in Detroit for $1,000

The Detroit Land Authority continues to auction $1,000 houses, as the city has an estimated 40,000 houses that need to be torn down. The results of the program have been depressing. ...
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New York and San Francisco Rents Near $5,000

It costs a small fortune to rent an apartment in San Francisco or New York, at least for middle-class families. According to the National Rent Report for April from Apartment List, ...
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9 American Cities Losing the Most People

The U.S. Census Bureau released its analysis of population change among the country's 371 metropolitan areas. The period of the analysis covered July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2015. While some ...
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Amidst All Its Splendor, Atlantic City May Go Under

According to Atlantic City's description of itself, it is one of the best places in the world to visit or live. On the other hand, Mayor Don Guardian says it won't ...
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Los Angeles Is Worst US City for Traffic

Research firm INRIX has put out its 2015 Traffic Scorecard, which measures commute times for cities around the world, in particular in Europe and America. The worst city in the United ...
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Does New York City Have the Highest Quality Water in America?

Does America's largest city have the highest quality water among large metros in the United States? The city seems to think so, and there is a body of data that makes ...
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5 American Cities With the Highest Unemployment

The unemployment rate in the United States was 5.4% last year and 4.8% in December. Five cities had unemployment rates much higher than that in December, each well above 11%. Of ...
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New York City Has Dirtiest Subway System

As measured by presence of bacteria, the New York City subway system is the dirtiest in America by far. Travel Math looked at the subway systems in five cities "based ...
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Flint

Flint Unemployment at 4.6%, Better Than National Average

The dying city of Flint, Mich., has a 4.6% unemployment, which is rate below the national rate of 4.9%. The data mask the crippled housing market and poverty rate, and ...
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Cities With the Highest (and Lowest) Unemployment Rates

The U.S. unemployment rate hit 4.8% in December, down from 5.4% the year before. Job market improvements across the country point to a broad recovery from the Great Recession. The ...
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Home Flipping Soars, Led by Nevada

Flipping homes, the goal of which is to buy a home and quickly sell it at a higher price, has spiked across the country. The markets with the largest percentage ...
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New York City Has Worst Commute Time, Buffalo the Best

The largest city in the United States has the longest commute time. A rapidly shrinking city has the shortest, according to housing site Trulia. The average compute time in New ...
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San Francisco Has America’s Most Expensive Rents

Home prices in the Bay Area from San Jose to San Francisco are the highest in the country. It makes a degree of sense that rent prices would be as ...
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