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Gay Men Living in 'Gayborhoods' Travel Shorter Distances Than the Average Person

A new study tracks the link between living in "neighborhoods of affinity" and urban mobility.

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The Rate of New Business Formation Has Fallen By Almost Half Since 1978

America's declining "business dynamism" has affected all 50 states and nearly every single metro area.

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The U.S. Cities Where Creative Class Workers Are Most Segregated From Everyone Else

Those who work in different types of jobs tend to live apart in places like L.A., San Francisco and Texas's largest metros.

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Why Americans Are Moving Less: New Jobs Aren't Worth It

The financial benefit of moving for a new job has been cut nearly in half over the past few decades.

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The Where and How of Soccer's Surge in America

What kinds of cities best support the MLS?

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Two Very Different Types of Migrations Are Driving Growth in U.S. Cities

New York and L.A. are losing more Americans than they're gaining, but the flood of immigrants more than makes up for it.

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11 Reasons the UN Should Make Cities the Focus of Its Forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals

Cities stand at the very center of each and every one of the biggest challenges the world now faces. 

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The U.S. Cities Where College Grads Are Most Segregated From Everyone Else

The highly educated tend to live apart in college towns like State College, Pennsylvania, and big cities like Birmingham and Houston.

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America's Most Sprawling Cities Are Also the Most Republican

Meanwhile, Blue America is centered in denser, more compact metros and cities.

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The Search for Affordable Housing Is Pushing the Middle Class to the Exurbs

Mapping where homes are out of reach for the median family.

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Visualizing 200 Years of Urban Sprawl in Paris, São Paulo, and L.A.

New animations show centuries of expansion in three global cities.

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The U.S. Cities Where the Rich Are Most Segregated From Everyone Else

Wealthy Americans live more separate lives in Southern and Midwestern metros like Memphis and Detroit.

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The Urban Shift in the U.S. Start-Up Economy, in One Chart

Walkable suburbs and center city companies are dominating the tech scene.

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America's Biggest Metros Are Growing Much Faster Than Other Cities

The population of cities with more than a million people jumped 3.2 percent, much better than the 2.4 percent for the U.S. overall.

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The Cities Where Even 3 Minimum Wage Jobs Won't Pay the Rent

In San Francisco, a family would need 4.7 full-time minimum-wage jobs to afford a two-bedroom apartment.

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The U.S. Cities Where the Poor Are Most Segregated From Everyone Else

In more affluent metros, higher housing prices can lead to higher concentrations of poverty.

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According to at Least One Index, New York Has Overtaken London As the World's Leading Financial Center

A first in the seven-year history of the Global Financial Centres list.

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The U.S. Cities With the Highest Levels of Income Segregation

Where the rich live with the rich, and the poor live with the poor.

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America's 1,000 Richest Neighborhoods

They're still largely concentrated in the older suburbs of just a handful of metro areas.