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Old 10-09-2009, 05:53 PM
Location: metro ATL
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Originally Posted by bizchick86 View Post
The list is not cities young professionals are moving to, but rather what they forecast as cities YPs will move to given their list of criteria:

"Predicting cities that will emerge as post-recession meccas for the young is easy to argue about, but impossible to forecast empirically."
The Next Hot Youth-Magnet Cities - WSJ.com
Which is crazy, since many, if not most, of these cities have been "youth magnets" for some time now. I was expecting to see some up-and-coming places like Boise and Oklahoma City or older cities with lots of amenities and relatively low costs of living like Philadelphia, Kansas City, Baltimore, etc.
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Old 10-14-2009, 11:30 PM
Location: OUTTA SIGHT!
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That's the other WSJ 'Youth Magnet' Article:

'Youth Magnet' Cities Hit Midlife Crisis - WSJ.com

Which I don't get either...#17...San Antonio?? Puh-leeez.

It'd be better if they listen percentage of pop. these Youths are supposed to make up.
I know, I know, I could do the math but still...
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Old 10-15-2009, 07:57 PM
Location: Dallas, Texas
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I'm a young professional and moving to Dallas. So I guess I am making the list accurate
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