Special Report

40 Places Young People Are Moving

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35. Durham County, North Carolina
> Commuting zone: Durham-Chapel Hill, NC
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.4% of population
> Median age: 35.1 years (3.1 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 46.9%
> Unemployment rate: 3.8%

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34. Comanche County, Oklahoma
> Commuting zone: Lawton, OK
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.4% of population
> Median age: 32.6 years (5.6 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 20.7%
> Unemployment rate: 4.5%

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33. Suffolk County, Massachusetts
> Commuting zone: Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.4% of population
> Median age: 32.6 years (5.6 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 42.7%
> Unemployment rate: 3.8%

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32. Greene County, North Carolina
> Commuting zone: N/A
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.4% of population
> Median age: 40.2 years (2.0 more than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 9.2%
> Unemployment rate: 4.3%

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31. Fredericksburg, Virginia
> Commuting zone: Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.4% of population
> Median age: 30.1 years (8.1 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 42.3%
> Unemployment rate: 3.7%