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Old 05-01-2014, 09:27 AM
 
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CT & MD surprised me.
In respect to Maryland, I wouldn't be surprised if that number is being buoyed by people who strongly dislike the state's increasingly left-leaning politics.
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:32 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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LOL that was my thought. The difference between lowest and highest isn't that huge of a number either. You could say that a large chunk of people wherever they are, are always wanting to go somewhere else.

It would be interesting to see this broken down by stuff like income as well.
It's over double the percentage, that's a pretty big and statistically significant difference.
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC
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It's over double the percentage, that's a pretty big and statistically significant difference.
I meant that I was expecting a much larger percentage. As someone else put it - 1 in 4 residents of any given state, in the least, want to move. That's pretty big
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:45 AM
 
Location: Beautiful Rhode Island
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Yeah because they all want abundant jobs, low cost of living, cheap housing and utilities, fabulous schools, perfect weather, and low taxes. What utopian state is this?
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:50 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Yeah because they all want abundant jobs, low cost of living, cheap housing and utilities, fabulous schools, perfect weather, and low taxes. What utopian state is this?
California.........50 years ago lol
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Old 05-01-2014, 09:56 AM
 
Location: Upper West Side, Manhattan, NYC
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Pretty much most big cities are breeding grounds for people who want to move on no matter what. I've known a large handful of people here that have moved away, and for every single one of them, I've met someone new who's come into the city from elsewhere. It's a reality in these areas.
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Old 05-01-2014, 10:04 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, PA (Morningside)
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The number of people I've met in NYC who are from CT does seem ridiculous.
I grew up there, and couldn't wait to escape. The state really had nothing to offer me. Didn't like growing up in a suburb, and that's around 95% of what the state has to offer. Most of the cities suck in terms of being cities, except for parts of New Haven, and a few newer enclaves in Stamford and Norwalk. None of which can hold a candle to Boston or NYC, which is where just about everyone in Connecticut wants to go when they graduate college. The job market there is terrible as well. And of course right-wingers don't like the state these days. Really it doesn't have much of anything to offer anyone.

Maryland does surprise me though. A goodly proportion of the people are in the DC metro, which has been growing like gangbusters and has a great job market.
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Old 05-01-2014, 10:15 AM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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In respect to Maryland, I wouldn't be surprised if that number is being buoyed by people who strongly dislike the state's increasingly left-leaning politics.
And conversely, I suspect that NC's numbers are buoyed by the recent Tea Party takeover of NC's government.
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Old 05-01-2014, 10:18 AM
 
Location: South Beach and DT Raleigh
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California.........50 years ago lol
Federal tax rates for top earners were quite high 50 years ago.
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Old 05-01-2014, 10:30 AM
 
Location: SF Bay Area
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Federal tax rates for top earners were quite high 50 years ago.
Not sure what that really matters since that would apply to all states, was more thinking of state and local taxes which I assume were less back then in CA.
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