American City and County

The American City & County Podcast

Listen to American City & County's editors discuss news and trends in public policy, technology, public works, public safety and finance with local government leaders and experts. The interviews are targeted to educate and entertain state and local government officials on topics of current interest and professional development.

To suggest a podcast topic or interview subject, e-mail Managing Editor Lindsay Isaacs with a summary of your idea and include your contact information.

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Gallery Nov 21, 2017

The 10 U.S. cities offering the best quality of life

Financial advice and technology site NerdWallet analyzed 177 U.S. cities with over 150,000 people using data from the U.S. Census Bureau American Community Survey to determine which U.S. cities offer the best quality of life. Is your city among them?
Gallery Oct 30, 2017

Top 10 cities for UFO sightings

Just in time for Halloween, data shows residents of these 10 cities are the most likely to see unexplained lights in the sky. Are they visitors from another world, experimental aircraft or just overactive imaginations? No one knows for sure, but for believers, the truth is out there.
Gallery Sep 20, 2017

The 25 worst cities for raising a family

Personal finance website WalletHub analyzed the 150 most populated American cities using 41 metrics to determine the best and worst places to raise a family. We've included the bottom 25 cities here. Is your city on the list?
Gallery Sep 15, 2017

The 25 best cities for raising a family

Personal finance website WalletHub analyzed the 150 most populated American cities using 41 metrics to determine the best places to raise a family. We've included the top 25 cities here. Is your city on the list?
Gallery Jul 19, 2017

The 25 worst run cities in America

Personal finance site Wallethub compared 150 of the biggest U.S. cities based on 33 indicators across six categories to determine which cities are administered the best. Is yours on the list?
Gallery Jul 13, 2017

The 25 best run cities in America

Personal finance site Wallethub compared 150 of the biggest U.S. cities based on 33 indicators across six categories to determine which cities are administered the best. Is yours on the list?
Gallery Jun 16, 2017

The 10 best cities for retirement in 2017

Financial news site Bankrate ranked 200 U.S. cities based on factors related to crime, climate, finance, health care and walkability to determine the best cities in which to retire.
Gallery May 22, 2017

Gallery: Catalogs and brochures for products that help governments get the job done

Learn about new products for governments in the catalogs and brochures presented in this gallery. The products help governments complete tasks, improve the appearance of public facilities and accomplish other functions.
Gallery May 15, 2017

U.S. cities with the highest and lowest concentrations of economic factors

 

WalletHub ranked cities based on the diversities of their economies. The company also ranked the cities with the highest and lowest concentrations of certain industries, types of occupations and types of worker classes. We've included these cities here. Is your city among them?

 

Note: several of the cities listed on here are census-designated places, which are unincorporated areas that are recognized by the U.S. Census as settled concentrations of population. 

Gallery Apr 27, 2017

The 10 most overweight metro areas in America

Personal finance site Wallethub ranked the 100 most populated U.S. metropolitan areas in order of obesity levels based on 17 metrics across the dimensions of obese and overweight individuals, weight-related health problems and healthy environments. Is your city on the list?

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