Special Report

40 Places Young People Are Moving

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40. Elmore County, Idaho
> Commuting zone: Mountain Home, ID
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.3% of population
> Median age: 31.5 years (6.7 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.6%
> Unemployment rate: 3.2%

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39. Logan County, Illinois
> Commuting zone: Lincoln, IL
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.3% of population
> Median age: 40.4 years (2.2 more than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 18.4%
> Unemployment rate: 4.8%

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38. Butts County, Georgia
> Commuting zone: Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.3% of population
> Median age: 38.8 years (0.6 more than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 10.2%
> Unemployment rate: 4.3%

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37. San Francisco County, California
> Commuting zone: San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.3% of population
> Median age: 38.7 years (0.5 more than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 54.8%
> Unemployment rate: 2.6%

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36. Williams County, North Dakota
> Commuting zone: Williston, ND
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.3% of population
> Median age: 32.3 years (5.9 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 22.5%
> Unemployment rate: 2.3%