Cities

Although high-tech jobs are among the best-paying in the United States, cities where the cost of living is high can make tech workers feel poor.
More than half of the counties in the United States had no murders committed in the most recent year for which the data are available. Just 2% of counties had about half of all murders.
A great deal has been made of the filth in cities in places like China and India. However, there are large cities in America that are very polluted.
Los Angeles, with 1.7 million Mexican immigrants, which is more than 13% of its total population, faces major changes if the Trump administration implements some of its plans.
For those who think Chicago deserves the title of the "Windiest City in America," think again. Based on new research, Chicago is not even in the top 10.
24/7 Wall St. has launched city statistics sites for 20 major cities. Among other things, the new have interactive tables that compare each metro’s income, housing, population, labor, crime and...
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 city is whether its...
Detroit's recent housing recovery may appear good. However, a close look at the index shows that Detroit home prices are barely higher than in 2000.
The cities where life expectancies are the shortest tend to report lower household incomes and more unhealthy behaviors than cities with longer life expectancies.
Urban crime problems have not grown in most big cities, with a few exceptions. The residents of Milwaukee identified three crime problems as the most acute.
The U.S. Geological Survey recently published a paper about the chance of an earthquake that would include the Hayward and Rodgers Creek faults simultaneously.
Nearly two-thirds of Detroit's residents have subprime credit. More than two-thirds have delinquent debt and a shade under two-thirds have debt in collections.
Battered Detroit appears on the Realtor.com list of the hottest real estate markets for September — 14th on a list of 20.
Charlotte, North Carolina, where Keith Scott was fatally shot by a police officer, leading to violent protests, had a population of more than 762,000, according to the last Census.
The three most affordable cities, which are Rust belt cities, do not compete on salaries with the three least affordable cities, all of which are on the west coast.