America is showing a few telltale signs that are uncomfortably familiar. Housing investments have taken a hit, costs of living are on the rise, and while unemployment remains low wages are still stagnant. Combined with an unstable market, these red flags are the typical warning signs of recession. Is the country headed for the first of its kind since 2007, or is this simply a blip?
Certain cities are handling the anxiety (and the costs) better than others. But let’s take a city-by-city look at how the overall economic health of the country is faring. Cost of living is calculated *without* the cost of rent in this case due to the highly fluctuating cost of rent and real estate nationwide.