Census data says people move for better housing more often than jobs

October 24, 2014

CityLab reports that contrary to popular belief, a better job is less of a reason to move than better housing is to many mobile people.


The study was published in the journal Urban Studies and used Census data. One main point is that the two may be more closely related than what may be thought, and moving for a job is associated with moving to find new housing, while the reverse is less common.


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