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20 jobs that were popular before the Great Recession that have almost disappeared

A decade after the recession, a grinding recovery has brought the US back to near-full employment — but not every industry has recovered.

The 20 US cities with the most Halloween stores

We found metro areas that have a lot of costume stores and candy shops — and Ocean City in New Jersey has everyone beat.

20 jobs popular in 2000 that have almost disappeared

The American economy has changed since 2000, as globalization and the rise of the internet have transformed entire sectors.
Fayetteville, North Carolina, saw 11,602 more people move out of the metro area than move in between 2010 and 2018.

The 20 cities in the South that Americans are escaping in droves

Although the South is the fastest growing of the four main US regions, population growth is not evenly spread out.
Youngstown, Ohio, had 15,617 more people move out of the metro area than move in between 2010 and 2018.

The 20 cities in the Midwest that Americans are escaping in droves

Many cities in the Midwestern region of the US saw big population outflows over the last decade as more people moved away than moved in.
Teenage couples without shoes dancing at Carlsbad High School Sock Hop, December 1, 1953.

20 jobs popular in the 1950s that are almost gone today

We found industries that used to be huge employers in 1950 that are a fraction of their size today. Things look bad for Big Tobacco.
Atlantic City, New Jersey, had net negative migration of 12,869 people between 2010 and 2018.

The 20 cities in the Northeast that Americans are escaping in droves

Between 2010 and 2018, lots of people fled the Northeast to settle in the South. These are the cities that saw the most dramatic population shifts.

The 15 Florida cities everyone in the country is moving to

Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the metro areas in the Sunshine State with the highest net domestic migration between 2010 and 2018.
Many more people have moved out of Flint, Michigan, than have moved in since 2010.

The 20 US cities everyone is moving away from

Using US Census data, we found metro areas with the most negative net migration between 2010 and 2018. Lots of people are leaving Flint, Michigan.

US home construction hits highest level since 2007 after 12% surge

Housing starts are among the most popular economic indicators, as a slowdown in construction could signal economic uncertainty in homebuyers.