The Geography of Upward Mobility in US

Discussion in 'Economics' started by dealmaker, Jan 26, 2018.

  1. dealmaker


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  2. Xela


    Interesting ... I would have guessed that both the coasts would be mostly green-ish and the central parts mostly red-ish (shows you what I know about US demographics!). [​IMG]
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  3. comagnum


    Looks like a lot of this is due to fracking for oil in regions they are not exactly boom towns to begin with. Frackers are going to make a lot more than what the median wages in these areas, most of them are way are out in the boonies.

    Take North Dakota, east Texas, or Alaska . The 10 highest paid jobs are all related to oil fracking, not to mention how desolate these places are.

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  4. Here4money


    Looks like the red states are..... well, red
  5. tomorton


    I for one always thought fracking was good........
  6. comagnum


    Fracking destroys the ecosystem & makes the drinking water flammable/toxic. If someone was fracking in you area you would hate it.

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  7. Sprout


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