Since 1984, education spending has nearly doubled as a share of a richer family's budget. And rent has nearly doubled as a share of a poorer family's spending.
Pimps in Atlanta take in more than $30k per week, but only 14 percent reported spending some of it on condoms, according to a massive new report from the Urban Institute.
Even after restructuring, there will still be 4,000 locations nationwide—approximately one for every person who still wants to buy their stuff.
$1 of every $2 Americans spend is on real estate and transportation. It doesn't have to be that way.
A new study from the University of Michigan maps global fatalities from car accidents.
Hospital rooms, shopping floors, and fast-food counters: This is where the future of U.S. employment lives. We think.
What the metros with the highest percentage of non-car households tells us about driving and density.
We think poverty makes people obese and that obesity makes people poor. It's harder to understand exactly why.
The long road from "go west, young man" to "stay put, everyone."
Parts of California and New York are much richer than Washington, but they often belong to larger counties that include areas with poorer residents.
And why their "bad" decisions might be more rational than you'd think.
Dense travel in a dense world makes sense.
The groups with the lowest obesity rates? The richest white women and the poorest black men.
The labor market is stratified, if not calcified, by race, with whites seeing much higher wages and lower unemployment than blacks and Hispanics.
A dollar ain't what it used to be.
The rich and educated are more likely to marry, to marry each other, and to produce rich and educated children.
Food, clothes, and housing account for more than 60 percent of all spending among the poor.
An absurd-sounding claim leads to a surprising finding.
What does it mean that one of the country's most iconic and fast-growing industries doesn't need American workers to work?