Charlotte, Nashville, And Austin Experience Big Jumps In Millennial Population

November 18, 2016

Young adults are flocking toward the interior of the country.

Through a decade’s worth of U.S. Census data, Curbed reports that eight of the top ten large metros for millennial population growth were located away from the coasts.

Nashville, Houston, Austin, and Charlotte have seen some of the biggest increases in the population of young adults, while New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco experienced declines.

Millennial homeownership also continues to drop, falling from 39% to 32% nationwide between 2005 and 2015, with the biggest declines seen in markets with expensive housing and/or poor job growth, including Atlanta and Las Vegas.

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