The number of families and single people moving between states is the lowest in 50 years, because of high unemployment, low income, cost of living, and more, according to the Atlantic.
Americans are becoming stuck and hesitant to move to cities where they might have better fortunes, according to the article. The decrease in American migration is a trend that greatly picked up during the recession.
Families and singles aren't moving because it's expensive. There are psychological and emotional costs to moving to a new city without any social or professional associations, according to the Atlantic. In addition to that, wages for the young are decreasing, student debt is sharply rising, and people in their 20's are twice as likely as the rest of the country to be unemployed.
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