Americans move for jobs, family, and housing

November 6, 2014

Understanding why people migrate is important for policymakers, but perhaps even more so for home builders.

 

An op-ed on the web platform Medium explores Census data to bust one widespread misconception: that Americans move for a better climate, retirement, or health reasons. When the data is examined more closely, it appears that more people are moving for career opportunities, family, and housing.

 

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