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The most affluent town in every state often overlaps with the most educated town.

Here’s the most affluent town in every state

Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the town in each state with the highest median household income.
The most educated town in every state.

Here’s the most educated town in every state

Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the town in every state with the biggest share of adults with at least a bachelor's degree.
A woman pushing her baby in a stroller shops in the Hongdae area of Seoul, South Korea, on June 29, 2016.

South Korea’s fertility-rate crisis is so dire that the country is offering cash to entice rich people to have kids

To prevent South Korea's population from declining in the next decade, the government is extending cash subsidies to the richest 10% of residents.
Younger workers tend to have lower incomes than older workers.

Here’s what the typical American worker earns at every age

We estimated the median income for full-time, year-round American workers at each year of age using data from the US Census Bureau.
Maximino San Miguel, 102, holds a picture of himself when he was young as he poses for a portrait in a park near his home in Leon, northern Spain, on September 3, 2016. San Miguel discovered his passion for amateur dramatics at the age of 80 and has participated in many local productions.

People in Spain will soon have the longest lifespans of anyone in the world — here are their secrets

People in Spain will have the highest life expectancy in the world by 2040. Here are some of the reasons why.
The oldest and youngest places in every state are determined by data from the US Census Bureau.

Here are the oldest and youngest places in America, in one map

Age distributions vary widely across different parts of the US. Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the US counties with the highest and lowest median ages.
Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera

Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera says Americans need a border wall to calm fears of demographic change

Longtime Fox News commentator Geraldo Rivera walked a tight-rope on Friday morning on "Fox and Friends" — appearing to support the president's border wall, despite Rivera's belief that the right's approach to immigration lacks "humanity" and is motivated by xenophobia.
Japan is making more babies. The US is not.

Japan is reversing a dangerous demographic time bomb — but now the US is in the danger zone

Japan has been struggling for years to undo its aging problem. But over the past decade, the birth rate has been rising steadily, while in the US, it's been falling precipitously, as more people opt out of parenting. Childcare could play a key role.

Russia has a plan to tackle its ‘demographic squeeze’

In efforts to tackle demographic challenges to Russia's economy, Moscow looks poised to keep people working longer.
Sumo wrestling students hold babies as they try to make them cry during the Crying Sumo competition at Sensoji Temple. It's said that crying is good for babies' health and the first baby to cry wins the competition.

Japanese politicians want to fix the country’s demographic time bomb and it starts by letting babies cry in public

Thirteen male politicians have pledged their support to the "We Love Babies Project," which encourages businesses and restaurants to display "It's OK to cry" stickers. Japan's birth rate hit its lowest-ever level in 2017, with only 946,060 babies being born.