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Geographical Mobility of People 1 Year Old and Older, by Sex, Between March 1996 and March 1997

"This report contains data, primarily at the national level, on the likelihood of persons moving during this and earlier periods, by socioeconomic characteristics. It also examines changes in the types of movement and the patterns of population distribution attributable to residential migration." The full report and detailed tables are available only in .pdf format.
Living on the Edge: Decentralization Within Cities in the 1990s

The oft-studied phenomenon of population dispersal from central city areas has often solely focused on examining the massive migration to suburban areas, but fewer scholars have examined decentralization trends within major central city areas. Written by Alan Berube and Benjamin Forman (under the auspices of the Brookings Institution), this 20-page report details the primary findings of their...
The Great American Migration Slowdown: Regional and Metropolitan Dimensions

Where are Americans moving? How many of them are moving? These are important questions asked by policy researchers, demographers, and public officials, especially as the 2010 Census approaches. The Brookings Institution's William Frey recently engaged in an in-depth project to analyze existing Census and IRS data to look at recent migration trends across the United States, and his findings are...
The Shifting Pattern of Black Migration From and Into the Nonmetropolitan South, 1965-95

Recently published by the Economic Research Service (ERS) of the US Department of Agriculture, this report focuses on the migration of African Americans between the nonmetropolitan South and the rest of the Nation, along with education and poverty trends from 1965-1970 through 1990-1995. According to the report, since 1970, there has been a reversal of the lasting trend of Black migration loss...