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When it Comes to Jobs, the Real Story is Education, Occupation, and Geography

The burden of unemployment has been felt hardest on those in working-class factory, construction, and low-wage service jobs.

In Search of a Cure for Zombie Neighborhoods

A new study details the rise of abandoned properties in Buffalo.

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The Geography of Bars and Restaurants

America's best cities for eating and drinking, according to Trulia.

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The Geography of Team USA

Where America's Olympians were born and where they currently live reveals interesting clusters.

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Where the Creative Class Earns the Most

Workers do well on the east and west coasts.

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America's Leading Creative Class Counties

A county-by-county breakdown of the U.S. creative class.

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America's Top Creative Class States

Creative class residents gather on the east and west coasts.

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Is Detroit Becoming a Suburb?

A provocative op-ed in the Detroit News raises tough questions about Detroit's revival and other cities. 

The Geography of Gun Violence

On the state level, mental illness and stress levels don't play a role. Poverty and gun control policies do.

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The Psychology Behind Why Creative People Cluster

Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.

Demand for Foreign-Born Workers Is Spiky

Many U.S. cities cannot access the skilled workers they need.

Map of the Day: The Geography of Klout

Which countries have the most social media influence?

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Large U.S. Cities and Tolerance

How America's biggest metro areas stack up.

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The Economic Strength of Cities

A new measurement - based on satellite images - highlights cities' key role in economic development.

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The Geography of Tolerance

Where are the most tolerant metro areas?

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Cities With the Most Corporate Clout

Which American metros have the highest number of corporate headquarters per capita?

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The New Geography of the Working Class

Which metros have the largest share of working class jobs?

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The New Geography of the Service Class

Which metros have the largest share of service class workers?

How Your City May Have Affected Your Raise

Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.