Metros as the new sovereign.
The metros and occupations where independent workers earn the most.
The United States is not just as a single national economy but a collection of city and metro economies, and they're growing at starkly different rates.
It varies widely across the country.
To understand and compare modern metropolises, city borders just don't cut it.
Mapping the metros with the largest share and largest number of college students.
Tracking 29 indicators of urban success.
A new report predicts that more than half of America will live in a metro area with a million people or more by 2042.
When comparing areas on the fringe to growth in metros, the exurbs are gaining big.
Research reveals why highly creative people who are open to new experience find themselves drawn to certain places.
Which metros have the largest share of working class jobs?
Most jobs are near mass transit. But actually taking transit to work is out of the question for most Americans.
Which metros have the largest share of service class workers?
Wage growth varies considerably by metropolitan area, according to numbers from the most recent quarter.
It's cities versus suburbs in these maps of population growth.
More than half of all babies now born in America are minorities. Here's how that's already playing out at the metropolitan level.
Despite Friday Night Lights portrayals, there's a lot more geographic diversity in NFL prospects than you might think.
Over the last year, wages increased in all but three of the largest 20 metros.
There are signs that the U.S. housing market is finally bouncing off its bottom.