Tiny Homes, Lasting Trend or Passing Fad?
If you watch American movies or television shows, you might think most Americans live in what are often referred to as McMansions, a term for large suburban homes that are often similar looking. For a long time, bigger was indeed better. A big house was a symbol of success. However, there has been another trend […]
More People Moving to This US City and State Than Anywhere Else
More people moved to Houston,Texas, between July 1, 2014, to July 1, 2015, than any other metropolitan area in the nation. In addition, new data released by the U.S. Census Bureau shows five Texas metro areas — Midland, Odessa, Austin, College Station-Bryan and Houston — are among the 20 fastest-growing areas in the country. In all, the Lone […]
Most US Wealth Is Concentrated in These 10 Areas
Wealth and influence are concentrated in certain areas of the United States and a new animated map shows just how mammoth some local economies are when compared on a national scale. Metrocosm’s Max Galka created the map, which shows every U.S. county in proportion to its share of the total U.S. GDP (gross domestic product). Galka’s map becomes distorted […]