They're fleeing hip Boston and San Francisco, and after eight decades of moving to Washington they're moving out. The domestic outflow from these metro areas is 3.9 million people, 650,000 a year. High housing costs, high taxes, a distaste in some cases for the burgeoning immigrant populations--these are driving many Americans elsewhere.Young Boomers and Gen-Xers trying to stake out more livable and local communities?
Wednesday, May 9, 2007
The Realignment of America
Michael Barone has a great article in the Wall Street Journal about new demographic trends: