Where Do Baby Boomers Live?

July 3, 2019
People in a city, which is where many Baby Boomers are choosing to live—rather than suburbs
Photo: Unsplash/ Gabriel Santiago

HousingWire found that some of the largest Baby Boomer populations are living in urban centers. 

A recent survey by RentCafe, which looked at U.S. Census data in 250 of the largest U.S. cities, highlighted the ZIP codes with the great populations of Baby Boomers, as well as the ZIPs with the greatest increase and the greatest share of older residents.

Among the survey’s discoveries: Many Boomers eschew suburban living for city life, with New York ZIP codes dominating the top 20 list. 

In fact, contrary to the belief that many older Americans decamp for Florida in their later years, New York is home to the largest Boomer population, with New York City alone housing nearly half as many Boomers as the entire state of Florida – 1.4 million versus 3.9 million, RentCafe revealed.

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