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Look out L.A. and New York: the migration wave lead by Gen Z and city dwellers is real

Posted On: Feb 27, 2021   |   Posted By: Fortune

Across the nation major central business districts in cities like Los Angeles, Chicago, and Seattle remain eerily empty as employers continue to keep staff working remotely. Heading into the holidays, only 1 in 10 office workers had made their way back into Manhattan .
But is the disruption caused by the pandemic-and the work from home boom-actually convincing Americans to pack their bags and move?
To find out, Fortune and SurveyMonkey polled 2,098 U.S. adults in November.* This poll, which has a modeled error estimate of +/-3%, is an even deeper study than our August look at migration .
The finding? Millions of Americans moved as a result of the pandemic-and millions more plan to do so. Among U.S. adults, 16% say they have either moved out of their city/county during the pandemic or plan to move in the next 12 months. Around 2% of Americans who moved during the pandemic plan to do so again in 2021. Typically only 3.7% of Americans move across county lines in a given year. If this forecast comes...

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