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The Most 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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10 Most Affordable Neighborhoods With the Best Schools

For many homebuyers, the top consideration when searching for a place to live is where their children will go to school. As a result, consistently stellar schools often go hand-in-hand ...
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10 Worst Cities for LGBT Rights

Across the United States, cities are increasingly embracing equal treatment and access for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. In a foreword to this year’s Municipal Equality Index, Chad ...
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Miami and LA, Least Affordable Housing Markets

They are at opposite ends of the country, but both sit on oceans. One city is sprawled out over 468 square miles, the other only takes up 35. Miami (small ...
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The Safest Cities in America

The number of violent crimes across the United States is estimated to have dropped by 4.4% in 2013 from the year before, according to data recently released by the FBI. ...
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The Most Dangerous Cities in America

The number of violent crimes across the United States is estimated to have dropped by 4.4% in 2013 from the year before, according to data recently released by the FBI. ...
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Detroit Has 35,000 Broken Streetlights

As it emerges from Chapter 9, Detroit's debt load has fallen from $18 billion to about $11 billion. It believes it will, at the end of the process, have $1.7 ...
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Plan to Buy 6,000 Homes in Detroit Gets Killed

Among the most ambition plans to repair, in modest part, the cratered housing market in Detroit was a deal to buy 6,365 badly damaged homes all at once. The transaction has ...
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Five American Cities Back From the Dead

The Great Recession was hard on most of the country, but few areas were hit harder than the rust belt. Since the end of the recession, however, many of the ...
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America’s Poorest Cities

Despite an ongoing economic recovery in the U.S., American households are still struggling. While last year the median household income rose to $52,250, Americans are still not as well off ...
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America’s Richest Cities

Despite an ongoing economic recovery in the U.S., American households are still struggling. While last year the median household income rose to $52,250, Americans are still not as well off ...
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Detroit Still Selling $1,000 Houses

As Detroit emerges from bankruptcy, and the city crushes to the ground thousands of houses to clear neighborhoods of blight, it continues to have a program to sell $1,000 homes ...
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Jobless Rate Still Above 10% in Several Cities

The recession has not left a number of cities, mostly in central California, which is racked by drought and a slow recovery from the housing bubble. As the national unemployment ...
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The 10 Least Affordable Housing Markets in America

Buying a home is likely the largest purchase most Americans will ever make. But while in some areas homeowners are more easily able to afford a house, in others they ...
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Detroit’s Housing Market Has Never Recovered

S&P Case Shiller released its housing data for June, and Detroit did fairly well. Home prices rose 10.3%, compared to the same month last year. That was against a national ...
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