Cities

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 cost of living which...
The Republican National Convention may be one of the best things that have happened to Cleveland in a long time, if it is relatively orderly.
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...
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 and...
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 an estimated 3...
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 on the rise in the United States....
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 area. The proportion of...
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 people relocating...
Low pay, high housing costs (mostly rentals) and lack of education are among the hurdles that single mothers must overcome, and the hardest place to do that is in urban Honolulu, Hawaii.
Here 24/7 Wall St. has featured the seven poorest towns in Michigan, including how each ranked among the 25 poorest towns and cities in America.
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.
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.
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 times the income of a typical...
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 of fact, the town with the highest rate is San...
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...