U.S. income inequality increased 15 percent between 1979 and 2012, but the story varies across different parts of the country.
Employees say that to afford a home in the city, they need a raise.
Where the rich live with the rich, and the poor live with the poor.
Overall, the most imbalanced U.S. metros tend to have worse housing affordability and slower job growth.
A child's chances of reaching the middle class aren't declining. But whether they get there depends a lot on where they live.
In some surprising ways.
Given the differences in housing and living costs across U.S. metros, a single national rate makes little sense.
The pernicious, lifelong effects of concentrated wealth and concentrated poverty.
"Rich blocks, poor blocks."
A fresh look at the most expensive cities from the Center for Housing Policy and the Center for Neighborhood Technology.
High-poverty areas lost a staggering 91 percent of their absolute wealth during the crisis.
The segregation between the rich and poor is clearer than ever.
Using 9/11 as a guide to figure out the super-storm's impact.
Some American cities have rates similar to the world's poorest nations.
After paying for essentials, the very poorest Americans are left with just a $1 a day.
Increasing income inequality is changing the patterns of where Americans live, according to a new report.
We're looking at you, Manhattan.
Inequality in American cities turns on more than wages and skills: poverty and race are key indicators.
The country's conservative drift is only deepening.
The list of America's Most Literate Cities suggests there's little relationship between literacy and economic development. Our analysis suggests otherwise.