New Study Chronicles Increasing Interest In Moving To Cities

A study using income as an indicator finds cities still a draw for "singles, young professionals, empty nesters and baby boomers".
May 14, 2006, 7am PDT | David Gest
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A study by University of Virginia researchers using income, rather than fluctuation in population, shows cities are still popular and gaining among certain demographic groups. "According to the professors, the main reasons for increased interest in city living are abbreviated distances to destinations, proximity to activity centers and frustrations with some aspects of suburbia. Many of the people who are interested in living in cities for these reasons are singles, young professionals, empty nesters and baby boomers. For instance, people in their twilight years desire being able to walk to activity centers for senior citizens, making downtown areas attractive destinations to live near."

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Published on Saturday, May 13, 2006 in Daily Progress
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