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The 12 College Towns That Are ‘Growing Like a Weed’
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The 12 College Towns That Are ‘Growing Like a Weed’

Unlike other pieces of America’s economic pie, the higher education sector grew before, during and after the Great Recession of 2007-09. “Colleges and universities are assets to their regional economies, especially because they spend money in their local areas and employ local workers,” economists Jaison Abel and Richard Deitz say. […]

The 12 Fastest-Growing Big ’Burbs in Florida
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The 12 Fastest-Growing Big ’Burbs in Florida

Miami-Fort Lauderdale and Orlando are locked in a close contest for bragging rights when it comes to the fastest-growing big suburbs in Florida. But at the finish line, Miami-Fort Lauderdale wins by a nose — actually, a few thousand noses. A LawnStarter review of newly released population data from the […]

The 13 Big Metro Areas With the Most Trick-or-Treaters
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The 13 Big Metro Areas With the Most Trick-or-Treaters

It looks like lawns and other spots in the Provo, UT, metro area will be teeming with superheroes and princesses on Halloween. A LawnStarter analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data found that the Provo area has the biggest potential pool of trick-or-trickers among U.S. metro areas with at least 500,000 residents. Data […]