Those who work in different types of jobs tend to live apart in places like L.A., San Francisco and Texas's largest metros.
The labor market is stratified, if not calcified, by race, with whites seeing much higher wages and lower unemployment than blacks and Hispanics.
There are deep divisions in one of the world's most powerful global cities.
Families with options find all sorts of ways to avoid under-performing schools.
In 1963, kids in the 10th percentile of income fell behind children in the upper echelon of wealth by about a year or so. Today, that gap is closer to four years.
Send them through the back door!
Blacks and Latinos were more than twice as likely as comparable whites to receive such high-cost loans.
Something like trash on the street can rejigger our entire sense of a place.
Biking as a class issue isn't going away; on the contrary, it's just beginning.
The city says it can't afford to maintain them. Can private citizens make up the difference?
There are reasons why places like Boston have tended to think of themselves as relatively safe compared to say, New Orleans.
From Sandy to the soda ban, the mayor really doesn't seem to be aware of his own subtext.
The fourth installment in our series mapping the class divides in America's cities and metros.
The third in our series mapping the class divides in America's cities and metros.
Examining America's dramatic socio-economic residential segregation.
Global class conflict is still playing out on a local scale.
Obsessing over trying to serve different economic classes on mass transit misses the point.
The Fall of the Creative Class? Not so fast.
America's deepest economic and political divides are reflected in the rate of abortions across the 50 states.
The U.S. stacks up better in this updated measure of the competitiveness of countries