The recession's aftermath will give birth to mega-cities, as families and businesses come in from the foreclosed suburbs
Abortion, poverty, unemployment—none of these factors is the main reason our metro areas are getting safer
Nearly one fifth of gay couples are raising children -- but not in the cities where you'd expect to find them
Twice as many Americans now live in states that recognize same-sex marriage
A nationwide analysis shows that towns where people bike to work are richer, fitter, and more successful in many other ways
Cities drive our economy, but they won't be returning to full employment anytime soon
People pay for two premiums—first, to live by wonderful amenities, and second, to take advantage of the area's greater productivity
What are the factors that shape the relative peacefulness of nations?
High-skill immigrants are more prevalent—and economically important—than ever before
Why are men earning less than ever before? The answer may lie in the type of work they do.
Families who choose the right neighborhoods have been shown to save real money
The nation's capital clocked the highest level of housing appreciation and boasted the second-highest real household income
Want to afford groceries with that salary? Examining America's real incomes shows the value of metro areas like Washington DC and Des Moines.
Big cities can attract big talent, but this year's Dallas-Miami final features teams from medium-sized markets. What do populations and regions have to do with rings?
Which metropolitan area is America's healthiest? It's not where you'd expect.
Amazon has compiled a list of the top literary metro areas—many predictable, some more surprising
Does home court advantage really help teams win?
A new FBI report reveals that big cities are the safest they've been in decades
Towns across the country hope to capture their brand with a good catchphrase, but the task is not as easy as it sounds
New figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics show growth of low-wage jobs