Best Educated Towns in the Country

College enrollment has declined steadily in the United States in recent years. With rising tuition costs and surging student debt, enrollment rates have fallen at an average of nearly 2% a year since 2010. While four years of higher education may not be for everyone, Americans without a bachelor’s degree tend to be far more […]

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This Is The Most Educated Metro In America

How much does education matter in America? The U.S. government and researchers tend to look at education in tiers. At the lowest level are those who did graduate from high school, followed by those who did, then those with some college education, and then those with a bachelor’s degree. The reason for these tiers is […]

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The State Recovering Fastest From COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is in its fourth wave in America. Despite vaccinations, the numbers of cases, hospitalizations and deaths are at or near all-time highs in many states and counties. America remains one of the hardest-hit nations in the world, and by some measures it is at the top of the list. There have been […]

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This County Has the Most Expensive Homes in America

Mortgage rates have risen recently, and so have home prices. This has begun to cause an affordability squeeze as people look for new places to live, often outside big cities that have been plagued by the COVID-19 pandemic. One way economists look at how much money people can afford to pay for a house is […]

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