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The 35 cities in the US with the biggest influx of people, the most work opportunities, and the hottest business growth
MagnifyMoney looked at the 100 largest US metros to determine up-and-coming cities where population and housing, workforce and employment opportunities, and business are booming. The top cities include Austin, Nashville, and Denver.
A top Japanese lawmaker called people who opt not to have kids "selfish," amid Japan's demographic time bomb which has sent birth rates plummeting. The country's birth rate is hovering at 1.4, nearly half of what it was in the 1970s, and it's projected to continue declining.
Mesmerizing aerial images show the growth of cities like Beijing and Las Vegas over the last 3 decades
By 2030, the United Nations predicts that cities will house 60% of people globally, and one in every three people will live in cities with at least half a million inhabitants. NASA satellites have visualized this growth through its Landsat program.
Progress and innovation over the past 20 years alone have changed the world in countless ways, from technology, to politics, to global demographics.
A growing number of American women are choosing to not procreate because of concerns about climate change.
Widespread aging, combined with Japan's low fertility rate, have created what economists call a "demographic time bomb."
The US Census Bureau recently released data on how populations changed between 2015 and 2016 for the country's big cities and towns.
Populations in the South grew at a faster rate than any other US region between 2015 and 2016.
Utah grew by 2.03% from July 1, 2015, to July 1, 2016, while West Virginia's population shrank by 0.54%.
The Population Reference Bureau predicts 9.9 billion people will live on the planet within 35 years.