Changing Preferences for Aging Boomers

A survey of Baby Boomers finds an increasing willingness to move after retirement, and the new tipping point for "old age".

The survey was conducted by homebuilders Pulte and Del Webb.

"Boomers of all ages now consider 80 to be the tipping point at which 'old age' sets in.

The Del Webb findings further indicate that the desire to stay active has made more Boomers amenable to the idea of moving. Roughly 42% of the 50-year-olds surveyed this time around said they planned to move during retirement, versus 36% in 1996. Of those planning to move, half said they would relocate to a different state, while a quarter indicated plans to move to a different city within the same state."

Full Story: Del Webb Survey Reveals New Realities for Baby Boomers

Comments

Book cover of the Guide to Graduate Planning Programs 4th Edition

Thinking about Grad School?

New! 4th Edition of the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs just released.
Starting at $24.95

Prepare for the AICP Exam

Join the thousands of students who have utilized the Planetizen AICP* Exam Preparation Class to prepare for the American Planning Association's AICP* exam.
Starting at $209
Planetizen Courses image ad

Planetizen Courses

Advance your career with subscription-based online courses tailored to the urban planning professional.
Starting at $16.95 a month
T-shirt with map of Chicago

Show your city pride

Men's Ultrasoft CityFabric© tees. Six cities available.
$23.00