Population

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Big Cities on the Rise

Cities in the South and the West are leading the urban influx.

Courtesy of Center for Urban Research at the CUNY Graduate Center

Welcome to 1940s New York

An interactive time capsule to all 116 New York City neighborhoods, from 1943.

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The Surprising Math Behind Airports and City Size

The population of a given metro area affects airline travelers more than you might think.

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America's Most Powerful Global Cities

Sizing up the global clout of U.S. cities.

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Percent of the Day: 51.27

The majority of China now lives in cities

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Why the World's Exploding Population Isn't as Bad as it Seems

Geographer Joel Kotkin says the bigger problem is low birth rates in developed countries

Preserving a Canadian Ghost Town

A website chronicles the stories of a deserted town in a 'scrapbook with superpowers'