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10 Safest Cities in America from Natural Disasters

From a list of American cities with populations over 100,000, those cities that had a higher likelihood of being struck by tornadoes (in Tornado Alley) were eliminated, as were those cities that were more likely to be hit by a hurricane (Gulf Coast cities and some Atlantic Coast cities). Cities that had a higher probability […]



Jacksonville is the largest city in the U.S. state of Florida based on land area, and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. It is the county seat of Duval County, with which the city government consolidated in 1968. Consolidation gave Jacksonville its great size and placed most of its metropolitan population […]

Largest cities of United States

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Rank City State 2011 Estimate 1 New York New York 8,244,910 2 Los Angeles California 3,819,702 3 Chicago Illinois 2,707,120 4 Houston Texas 2,145,146 5 Philadelphia Pennsylvania 1,536,471 6 Phoenix Arizona 1,469,471 7 San Antonio Texas 1,359,758 8 San Diego California 1,326,179 9 Dallas Texas 1,223,229 10 San Jose California 967,487 11 Jacksonville Florida 827,908 […]

List of cities in the Americas by year of foundation

This is a list of cities in the Americas (South, Central and North) by founding year and present-day country. Year City State, province, dept., etc. Country 4000 BC Puerto Hormiga Culture Cartagena Colombia 3710 BC Aspero Norte Chico Peru 2627 BC Caral Norte Chico Peru 700 BC Ticul Yucatán Mexico 500 BC Cholula Puebla Mexico […]

List of Boomburbs

Robert E. Lang of Metropolitan Institute at Virginia Tech lists 54 boomburbs as following: Arizona Chandler, Gilbert, Glendale, Mesa, Peoria, Scottsdale, Tempe California Anaheim, Chula Vista, Corona, Costa Mesa, Daly City, Escondido, Fontana, Fremont, Fullerton, Irvine, Lancaster, Moreno Valley, Orange, Oceanside, Ontario, Oxnard, Palmdale, Rancho Cucamonga, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Ana, Santa Clarita, Santa Rosa, […]

The 20 Cities With The Happiest Young Workers

CareerBliss recently identified the top cities with the happiest young workers based on thousands of employee reviews and ratings. The “Bliss” scores were determined by factors including “work-life balance, compensation, company culture, overall work environment, company reputation, relationships with managers and co-workers, opportunities for growth, job resources, daily tasks, and job autonomy.” “It is vital for […]

The Most Vain Cities in America


Most vain 1. Tampa, FL 2. Plano, TX 3. Atlanta, GA 4. Las Vegas, NV 5. Dallas, TX 6. Pittsburgh, PA 7. Houston, TX 8. Miami, FL 9. San Francisco, CA 10. Providence, RI 11. St. Petersburg, FL 12. Fort Worth, TX 13. Baton Rouge, LA 14. Jackson, MS 15. Virginia Beach, VA 16. Orlando, […]

The 10 Emptiest US Cities 2012


It’s no secret that the U.S. housing market has seen better days. From falling home values and impaired labor mobility to backed-up inventories and a flood of foreclosures, the real-estate downturn has affected the economy at large in countless ways. One of the unfortunate results of a bad housing market are empty homes. Vacant properties have increased by 43.8 percent nationwide […]