Special Report

40 Places Young People Are Moving

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25. Jefferson County, New York
> Commuting zone: Watertown-Fort Drum, NY
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.5% of population
> Median age: 32.6 years (5.6 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 20.8%
> Unemployment rate: 4.8%

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24. Vernon Parish, Louisiana
> Commuting zone: Fort Polk South, LA
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.5% of population
> Median age: 30.6 years (7.6 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 17.8%
> Unemployment rate: 8.5%

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23. Richmond, Virginia
> Commuting zone: Richmond, VA
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.5% of population
> Median age: 33.6 years (4.6 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 36.7%
> Unemployment rate: 3.8%

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22. Norfolk, Virginia
> Commuting zone: Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.6% of population
> Median age: 30.7 years (7.5 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 26.6%
> Unemployment rate: 3.9%

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21. Logan County, Colorado
> Commuting zone: Sterling, CO
> Young adults who arrived last year: 3.7% of population
> Median age: 37.5 years (0.7 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 16.7%
> Unemployment rate: 2.9%