The rich and educated are more likely to marry, to marry each other, and to produce rich and educated children.
Cops. Courts. Schools. Elections.
Blame Wall Street.
Findings from the police staffing levels of 64 U.S. cities.
A vast new national study showing how income mobility dramatically varies by city.
This widespread movement has clear echoes in developing megacities everywhere.
Surely there's something we can do about this.
How we can reduce crime, increase economic mobility, boost college graduation rates, and give communities more tax revenue, all at the same time.
Breaking down the country by income, inequality, poverty and education.
Two national magazines take on dissecting the city in the same week. Who wrote it best?
Niche grocery stores allow us to avoid interacting with people who are different from ourselves.
Google is promising a million maps for a million people with its redesign. But can it avoid confining us to customized urban bubbles?
Minorities are significantly more likely to live in heat-prone neighborhoods that will be particularly at risk with climate change.
The average wealth of today's 20 and 30-somethings is 7 percent below that of those in their 20s and 30s in 1983.
New charts explain how America spends money on food.
What happens to a community with no "digital shadow" on the web?
Rents are skyrocketing in the borough thanks to inflexible zoning rules.
An online forum invites insight from the people who work on the ground in the world’s biggest and most dysfunctional cities.
Measures that don't account for location fail to capture purchasing power differences.