Domestic Migration

According to analysts like Aaron Renn, the exodus of educated Millennials from what some perceive to be less-glamorous cities shouldn't signal impending doom. For one thing, brain drain might not be happening at all.
Sep 1, 2015   Next City
The migration of America's low income population is spreading to the suburbs. But the suburbs aren't ready to handle the influx, according to this piece.
Feb 26, 2010   Next American City
A survey of Baby Boomers finds an increasing willingness to move after retirement, and the new tipping point for "old age".
Feb 5, 2010   Builder
Haitians are moving back out into the countryside after the Capital city of Port-au-Prince suffered devastation from a series of earthquakes this month. Some argue the move back to the country may be a good thing for Haiti.
Jan 22, 2010   The New York Times
The latest Census data indicates that Americans are moving less than they used to. <em>The New York Times</em> asks a group of experts in demographics, sociology and urban issues why.
Jan 12, 2010   The New York Times
Westward migration in the U.S. seems to be slowing, as jobs dry up overcrowding begins pushing people away.
Sep 25, 2009   Miller-McCune
Cities on the rise are growing faster and cities on the decline are shrinking slower, according to new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Jul 2, 2009   The Wall Street Journal
Fewer Americans moved over the past year than any other year since 1962, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Apr 27, 2009   The New York Times
The global economic downturn is hitting China's urban factories. Millions of migrant workers who had left their farms for factory work are now facing the possibility of making an urban-to-rural migration.
Feb 24, 2009   The Globe and Mail
More than 20 million Chinese who had migrated to cities for work have been forced to return to the rural countryside as urban jobs dry up.
Feb 3, 2009   Guardian
Nearly half of Americans want to move to a different part of the country, according to a new survey. Denver and San Diego rated as the most desirable cities to relocate to.
Feb 1, 2009   USA Today