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Austin, Texas, showed the greatest five-year growth in population and housing.

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 politician called people ‘selfish’ for opting not to have kids

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.
The world has seen plenty of innovations in the past 20 years.

11 dramatic ways the world has changed in the last 20 years alone

Progress and innovation over the past 20 years alone have changed the world in countless ways, from technology, to politics, to global demographics.

Some Americans are so afraid of the ‘end of the world as we know it,’ they are avoiding having kids

A growing number of American women are choosing to not procreate because of concerns about climate change.

Japan’s ‘demographic time bomb’ has led to the rise of drive-thru funerals

Widespread aging, combined with Japan's low fertility rate, have created what economists call a "demographic time bomb."

Here’s the fastest growing city in each state

The US Census Bureau recently released data on how populations changed between 2015 and 2016 for the country's big cities and towns.

The 15 fastest-growing cities in the US

Populations in the South grew at a faster rate than any other US region between 2015 and 2016.

Here are the fastest growing and shrinking states in the US

Utah grew by 2.03% from July 1, 2015, to July 1, 2016, while West Virginia's population shrank by 0.54%.

A new report predicts the world’s population is growing faster than we thought

The Population Reference Bureau predicts 9.9 billion people will live on the planet within 35 years.