Demographics At Warp Speed

Technology and global markets are about to reshape America's metropolitan landscapes.

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August 21, 2000, 8:30 AM PDT

By Chris Steins @urbaninsight


America's twenty- and thirty-somethings, traditionally the most mobile age group, now change residences far more than older adults, and they cover greater distances in their moves. About a third of all people in their 20s changed residences in 1997, more than double the rate for those 35 to 44 years old, according to the Census Bureau's 1998 Current Population Survey. This fact is part and parcel of new demographic trends that are producing some broad regional shifts across the country.

Thanks to Chris Steins

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