Special Report

40 Places Young People Are Moving

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15. Prince George County, Virginia
> Commuting zone: Richmond, VA
> Young adults who arrived last year: 4.0% of population
> Median age: 37.3 years (0.9 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 22.1%
> Unemployment rate: 3.9%

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14. Lamar County, Mississippi
> Commuting zone: Hattiesburg, MS
> Young adults who arrived last year: 4.2% of population
> Median age: 34.7 years (3.5 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 36.8%
> Unemployment rate: 4.4%

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13. Bee County, Texas
> Commuting zone: Beeville, TX
> Young adults who arrived last year: 4.3% of population
> Median age: 36.3 years (1.9 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 8.9%
> Unemployment rate: 5.6%

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12. Denver County, Colorado
> Commuting zone: Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO
> Young adults who arrived last year: 4.3% of population
> Median age: 34.6 years (3.6 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 45.7%
> Unemployment rate: 2.9%

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11. Tattnall County, Georgia
> Commuting zone: N/A
> Young adults who arrived last year: 4.3% of population
> Median age: 36.9 years (1.3 less than U.S.)
> Adults with at least a bachelor’s degree: 11.4%
> Unemployment rate: 4.4%