Urban Migration

Rich Suburban House

A Decade of the Millennial Urban Exodus

Time magazine charts which American cities have reached "peak millennial."

January 2, 2018 - Time

Millennials

Peak Millennial: Looking Past the Numbers

Two articles look at millennials, cities, and the future. "Peak Millennial" refers to the numbers of millennials moving to and from cities. Grist's Ben Adler looks at why urban millennials are moving to suburbs, and what can be done to address it.

March 29, 2016 - Grist

Chicago, IL

Urban Millennials Stuck in the Three Largest U.S. Metros

For a variety of economic reasons in addition to urban preferences, young people are not leaving the country's three major metropolitan areas: New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago, and that's not good for the nation's economy nor the individuals.

January 23, 2015 - The Wall Street Journal

Researchers Say Two Simple Rules Can Predict Urban Growth

Is it possible to predict when and how cities will grow? A group of researchers in France say the answer is yes.

December 9, 2013 - Next City

Out-Migration: An Urban Conundrum

High cost of living and lack of jobs are driving urban populations out of cities, and simply increasing density requirements might not be enough to reverse the trend, argues Jim Russell.

February 19, 2013 - Sustainable Cities Collective

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