Outside Of Metropolitan Areas, Housing Sales And Prices Are Up

By Ethan Sleeman in Housing

January 13, 2021

While demand for housing is up across the State, further analysis suggests that there are distinct differences in home sale and price trends between central, outlying, and non CBSA counties. Areas outside urban cores, with historically lower sale prices, are seeing significant growth in sales, as well as wide fluctuations in prices, possibly suggesting a surging interest in living outside the state’s central urban areas.

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What are Core Based Statistical Areas and why do we use them?

By Donald Planey in Geography

October 28, 2020

Even though we are all familiar with the terms urban, suburban, and rural, there isn't an objective definition we can use for data analysis. However, The way we dice up geography has an impact on how we interpret the world around us.

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