More millennials leave Connecticut

More millennials left Connecticut in 2014 than seven years earlier, according to an analysis of data. The Hartford Courant reports that more than 39,000 young adults between the ages of 20 and 34 moved

News 12 Staff

Nov 27, 2015, 11:41 PM

Updated 3,160 days ago

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More millennials left Connecticut in 2014 than seven years earlier, according to an analysis of data.
The Hartford Courant reports that more than 39,000 young adults between the ages of 20 and 34 moved out of the state in 2014, according to U.S. Census data. That number is 20 percent higher than in 2007.
Despite that loss of about 5.8 percent of the population, Connecticut still lost fewer adults than some other states in the Northeast in 2014:
Despite that loss of about 5.8 percent of the population, Connecticut still lost fewer adults than some other states in the Northeast in 2014. Rhode Island had a 6.4 percent loss; Vermont saw a 6.9 percent loss; and New Hampshire saw a 6 percent loss.
According to the data, more Connecticut residents of all ages move to New York and Massachusetts than other states once they leave Connecticut.


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