Mobility Archive

Homeowners Remain Reluctant to Move/Sell as of January 2019

REALTORS® reported that seller traffic weakened in January 2019 compared to conditions one year ago. The REALTORS® Seller Traffic Index registered 42 in January 2019, according to NAR’s January 2019 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey.[1] A  level below 50 indicates...

Workforce Migration and Affordability: A Closer Look

Workforce is moving to less affordable areas – In the last 12 months, most of LinkedIn members who lived in the 20 largest metropolitan areas moved from a more affordable place to a less affordable place. – Denver, San...

Latest Employment Situation by State (April 2015)

The best state for job creation is Utah, which sped at 4.0 percent.  The West region is doing well with Washington, Nevada, Oregon, California, and Idaho making the top-ten list.  The South was also doing well with Florida, Georgia,...

Where Are Retirees Moving?

Many people choose to change location when they retire. Below is a story based on the migration flows for retirees (65 years +) in the 100 largest metropolitan areas. Specifically, the story compares the percentage of people (any age)...

Visualizing Geographic Mobility by Region: 2006 to 2013

Within the wider context of regional economics, geographic mobility allows households to move from one area of the country to another for such things as more attractive job opportunities or better housing options. Over a period of time, movement...