We charted the level and extent of segregation by income, of the rich and the poor, of the highly educated, and by socioeconomic class across tracts in all of America’s more than 350 metros.
Comparing the dozen American mega-regions that produce more than $100 billion in economic output to similarly-sized nations around the world.
More and more, the U.S. economy is defined by its metropolitan areas, which produce 90 percent of its output.
Three of the top 10 "Best Performing Cities" index and seven of the top 25 are in Texas, while Colorado and California have four each in the top 25. Interestingly, not a single metro east of the Mississippi River made it into the top 10.
Conservative opposition to New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio’s plan to increase taxes on the wealthy is built largely on scare tactics. But such loaded rhetoric bears little relationship to the facts.
It's September, which for many of us is synonymous with heading back to school or back to work. And for many newly minted college graduates, it means revving up their job search. So now is a good time to ask: What are the best places for recent grads looking to enter the job market?