Cities

Downtown Nashville

Nashville Leads List of Windiest American Cities

For those who think Chicago deserves the title of the "Windiest City in America," think again. Based on new research, Nashville holds that title. Chicago is not even in the ...
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Skyscrapers

24/7 Wall St. Launches City Stat Sites for 20 Major Cities

24/7 Wall St. has launched city statistics sites for 20 major cities. These sites will give residents in each of these cities information about its metro demographics, municipal financials and ...
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Abandoned row houses

Will Detroit’s Population Stop Shrinking?

For all the excitement about the rebuilding of Detroit and the money that has been put into its downtown by developers and large companies, the most pressing question for the ...
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Abandoned row houses

Why Detroit Real Estate Recovery Is Illusion

Detroit's real estate market has begun a recovery. According to S&P Case Shiller, Detroit home prices rose 6.4% between October 2015 and October 2016. However, a close look at the ...
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cemetery

10 US Cities With the Shortest Life Expectancies

An average American could expect to live 78.8 years in 2015, a slight drop from 78.9 in 2014. The U.S. ranked 42nd in the world in 2014, a full five ...
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Crime, criminal danger

Is Carjacking America’s Most Dangerous Urban Problem?

Urban crime problems have not grown in most big cities, except for murder rates in Chicago and some other crime trends that vary city to city. Milwaukee is America's fifth ...
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earthquake damage

Major San Francisco Earthquake Could Cause 6,000 Deaths, $8 Billion in Damage

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently published a paper about the chance of an earthquake that would include the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults simultaneously. Earlier studies suggest the results could ...
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downtown Detroit

The Shaky Financial Health of Detroit Residents

Nearly two-thirds of Detroit's residents have subprime credit. Less than half have at least one healthy line of credit. More than two-thirds have delinquent debt and a shade under two-thirds ...
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for sale

Battered Detroit Becomes a Hot Real Estate Market

Detroit has lost half its population since 1960 and has fewer than 700,000 residents. It is home to thousands of dilapidated houses that will be torn down. It has a program ...
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Charlotte sunset

Charlotte by the Numbers: Demographic and Economic

Charlotte, North Carolina, where Keith Scott was fatally shot by a police officer, leading to violent protests, had a population of 762,199 according to the last Census. It has a high ...
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for sale

Pittsburgh Most, San Francisco Least Affordable Cities for Homeownership

The median house price in Pittsburgh is $140,500, and a potential buyer for a median-priced home in the city would need to earn $32,390 annually. In San Francisco, the median ...
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Philadelphia, One Of America’s Most Expensive Cities, Hosts Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia, home of the Democratic National Convention, is one of the most expensive cities in America, has a median household income of $62,171, a poverty rate of 13.4%, and a ...
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Cleveland

Cleveland Among Worst, Most Segregated, Most Miserable Cities in America

Cleveland, where the Republic National Convention will be held, has a number of deep problems. Among them is that it is one of the worst cities to live in, and ...
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Group of legs wearing sneakers running on treadmill

The 25 Healthiest Cities in America

At 78.5 years, life expectancy in the United States, while trailing several dozen other countries, has continuously risen in the past century. Leading this upward trajectory are the 25 healthiest ...
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Detroit

50 Worst Cities to Live In

Americans take into consideration a number of factors when deciding where to live, including the quality of schools, the strength of the local economy and job market, the area's safety ...
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