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America’s Hottest Housing Markets

There are a number of ways to define hot housing markets, ranging from price increases to new housing starts. Realtor.com has come up with its own, which is the number ...
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Unemployment Remains Above 20% in 2 Cities

Unemployment rates in two American cities are closer to the jobless rate of Greece than that of the United States. Yuma, Ariz., and El Centro, Calif., had the highest in ...
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San Francisco

Denver and San Francisco Home Prices Lead the Charge, Up Over 10%

S&P Dow Jones Indices released the most recent results for the leading measure of U.S. home prices, the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indexes. On the broad spectrum, the 20-city composite gained ...
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The 25 Most Expensive Steakhouses in the Country

Steaks are expensive -- whether you buy them at the grocery store or at a restaurant. Steak is often the most expensive item on a restaurant’s menu, and steakhouses are ...
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9 Cities Running Out of Water

 The nine cities with the worst drought conditions in the country are all located in California, which is now entering its fourth consecutive year of drought as demand for water ...
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10 Most Expensive Places to Get Married

 You can’t put a price on love, but you can put a price on marriage, or at least the wedding with which it begins. The average U.S. wedding cost ...
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Detroit Still Offers $1,000 Houses

While there is little or no sign of the success of Detroit's program to sell homes for as little as $1,000, the opportunity continues. The Detroit Land Bank Authority may claim the ...
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Residents Feel Least Safe in Fresno, Most Safe in Des Moines

Fresno, Calif., got another black eye. Gallup has named it the city where people are least likely to feel safe. It is also one of the American cities with the ...
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Baltimore

Baltimore Demographics: The City by the Numbers

As Baltimore disintegrates due to violence, it is worth looking at how different the city is from its home state of Maryland. The differences are in many cases tremendous, and ...
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The Happiest (and Most Miserable) Cities in America

Well-being captures the happiness of individuals. Not only are happier workers often more productive, but a healthy economy can also improve the well-being of an area’s residents. The measurement of ...
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Unemployment Above 20% in El Centro, Calif.

The national unemployment rate dropped to 5.5% in March. In February, the most recent month in which cities were measured, the jobless rate in El Centro, Calif., was 21.3%, the only ...
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America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.75% in 2014, roughly flat from previous years and the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become ...
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America’s Fastest Growing Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.75% in 2014, roughly flat from previous years and the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years. Not only has the country become ...
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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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Manhattan

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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