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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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Cities With the Most Dangerous Diets

While most Americans can choose what they want to eat each day, in many regions that choice is considerably limited. A range of direct and indirect factors, including income, ...
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Cities Where Housing Is Most Affordable

Among the top 100 U.S. cities based on population, the share of income needed to afford a median home based on the typical price in that market was 15.3% last ...
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Melbourne Is World’s Most Livable City

In yet one more survey of the best cities to live in, most livable cities, most affordable cities and best places of foreigners to live, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ...
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10 Cities Running Out of Water

After multiple unusually dry years across the western, southern and central United States, more than 80% of California is now in a state of extreme or exceptional drought, according to ...
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America’s Top Cities With the Highest Percentage of Millionaires

It seems as though being a millionaire isn't as rare as one might imagine, at least not in some of the greatest cities around the world. In fact, it turns ...
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Moody’s Cuts Atlantic City to Junk

Atlantic City, which at one point was supposed to rival Las Vegas as a gambling destination, has nearly fallen to pieces. One of the last bricks taken out of its ...
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Cities With the Most Abandoned Homes

While there are a variety of options for homeowners in foreclosure,many have chosen to cut their losses and abandon their property. The housing market has been improving across much of ...
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New York Drops to World’s 9th Largest City

New York's population barely puts it into the top 10 worldwide, and cities such as Dehli and Shanghai surged to the lead in the new World Urbanization Prospects 2014 revision. ...
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Ten Cities Where Foreign Companies Create the Most Jobs

For decades, the United States has been a centerpiece of the global economy. Even in the aftermath of the Great Recession, foreign businesses have looked to the U.S. for investment ...
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