America's Young Adults: A Generation On the Move

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America's young adults seem to be hitting the road; moving out of their parents homes, leaving marginal jobs and crossing state lines to new environs and better employment opportunities. The latest Census data reveal that that young people aged 25 to 29 are increasingly more mobile and willing to move to new cities, very often in new states, in search of jobs. This segment of the population isn't weighed down by a mortgage and can move to cites like Denver, Austin, Seattle and DC, where jobs are more plentiful, states Senior Fellow and demographer William Frey.

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