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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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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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McAllen Texas Tops List Of Idle Young Americans

According to a new study by 24/7 Wall St. entitled "Cities With The Most Idle Youth", McAllen, TX is the leader. The research was based on several factors: There are ...
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West Virginia Is State With Most Drug Overdoses

According to a study by 24/7 Wall St. entitled "10 States With The Most Overdoses", West Virginia is at the top of the list. The details: Fatal drug overdoses are ...
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Grand Central

States Where the Most People Live in Cities

Since 1950, Americans have increasingly chosen to live in cities. Today, 81% live in urban areas, more than even before. Urban areas, however, make up just 3% of U.S. land ...
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Cities Americans Are Abandoning

Moving to a new city can have a tremendous impact on a person’s life. Similarly, migration can have a significant impact on an area’s economy. With hundreds of thousands of ...
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Honolulu Is Worst City for Single Mothers

24/7 Wall St. recently reviewed a range of social and economic indicators to determine the best (and worst) U.S. metropolitan areas for single mothers and published its study, "The Best ...
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How Michigan Dominates US With Poorest Towns and Cities

There are many wealthy towns and cities in America, and unfortunately there also are many poor ones. 24/7 Wall St. has featured many wealthy and impoverished states, counties, cities and ...
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White Picket Fence

Detroit Still Offers $1,000 Homes

As the City of Detroit bulldozes thousands of homes, it has maintained a small, and largely unsuccessful program that allows people to buy homes for as little as $1,000. The low-priced home ...
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Pittsburgh Is Best City for New College Grads

A new study claims that of the top 10 cities for new college graduates not a single one is in the tech hot areas on the West Coast. All are east ...
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Poorest Town in Every State

Incomes in the United States are far from uniform. A typical household in Scarsdale, New York earns nearly a quarter of a million dollars a year, or more than 13 ...
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Towns With Unemployment Rates Above 40%

While the poverty rate in the U.S. is 15.6%, in some towns it is nearly three times that. 24/7 Wall St. found there are 20 such places.  As a matter ...
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The Drunkest (and Driest) Cities in America

Alcohol poisoning and alcohol-related liver diseases are major contributors to the recently identified spike in mortality among middle aged, white Americans. Alcohol is the fourth leading cause of preventable death ...
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Detroit Mansion Hits Market for $799,000

Detroit is not a market full of expensive homes, so it unusual when one is for sale in the high seven figures hits the listings. The house at 17731 Hamilton Rd. ...
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St. Louis, Missouri

Dome House In St. Louis For $398,000

Owners of odd houses frequently can't find buyers. A home, made in a dome, which sits in St. Louis, built in 1977, has been off and on the market since ...
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