Cities

Detroit

America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become less-attractive to immigrants than in years ...
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Los Angeles

America’s Most (and Least) Healthy Cities

There's no doubt that great strides have been made in Americans' health over the years. Americans smoke less, are more likely to be insured and live longer. However, significant health ...
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Cities with the Most Content (and Miserable) Workers

Americans spend much of their day at work, and more than half of Americans rated their overall work environment poorly last year. Although the number of workers who gave their workplace ...
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Ten Cities Where Young People Can’t Find Work

As the United States recovers jobs lost during the recession, young Americans are still experiencing a much longer decline in their employment prospects. Between 2000 and 2012, job opportunities for ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become less-attractive to immigrants than in years ...
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Eight Markets With the Highest Distressed Home Sales

The real estate recovery has been extremely uneven. In some markets, prices have risen by well into the double digits. However, many of these markets are in areas such as ...
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America’s Most Content (and Miserable) Cities

Provo, Utah, is the metro area with the most content residents in America, according to the recent Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. The area with the most miserable residents is Huntington, West ...
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Nine Cities Where Wealth Is Soaring

The United States is still slowly recovering from the recession, and incomes across the nation have declined in recent years. Nationwide, median household income was $51,771 a year during the ...
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The Best (and Worst) Paying Cities for Women

Despite improving since the 1960s, the gender pay gap is still quite wide in the United States. Moreover, the gap seems to have leveled off in recent years, remaining at ...
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Detroit

Detroit Could Lose Another 100,000 People

The population drain in Detroit likely has not reached a bottom. The Census put the figure at just above 701,000 in 2012 (USA Today put the number lower at 684,799). ...
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America’s Most (and Least) Literate Cities

For the fourth straight year, Washington, D.C. is the most literate city in the United States, according to a recent study on literacy. The study, by Central Connecticut State University ...
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Cities With Highest (and Lowest) Taxes

Although a little late this year, due largely to the federal government’s 17-day shutdown in 2013, tax season is here. And, according to a new report, what you owe in ...
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Ten U.S. Cities Where Violent Crime Is Soaring

According to data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the United States is becoming safer nearly every year. In the 20 years through 2012, the U.S. violent crime rate ...
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The 10 Cities Where No One Wants to Drive

For many Americans, there's no escaping the stressful rush hour drive -- but not for everybody. Many choose not to own a car. In fact, according to a recent report, ...
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America’s Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) Economies

It's been a slow recovery, but according to a recent report, U.S. economic growth is expected to pick up in the coming years. The nation’s economy grew by 1.9% in ...
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