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Rural Pennsylvania Experiencing Positive Migration

In 2021, more people moved into rural Pennsylvania than moved out of rural Pennsylvania, according to an analysis conducted by the Center for Rural Pennsylvania. From the available data, the reason why people moved in wasn't clear. However, it may have been for job opportunities, to be closer to family, or any number of other quality of life considerations. Regardless of the reasons, this positive net in-migration is important for rural population sustainability.

For the analysis, the Center used data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey, Public Use Microdata Sample. These d...


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