Young Families Are Driving the Exodus From New York City to the Suburbs
The exit of so many families could hurt the city’s tax base—but could also present opportunities for younger New Yorkers
More people leaving Toronto, Montreal for smaller pastures as pandemic hastens urban exodus
More than 64,000 people left Toronto for other parts of Ontario from mid-2020 to mid-2021, up 14 per cent from the previous 12-month period, according to Statistics Canada population estimates, with another 6,600 moving out of province.
Montreal, Canada’s second-largest city, lost nearly 40,000 residents to other areas of Quebec, up 60 per cent on the year, with another 3,600 moving out of province.
Rural Quebec has boomed, adding more than 25,000 people from urban centres within the predominantly French-speaking province.
The cities in the area around Toronto called the Golden Horseshoe are also seeing strong inflows. Oshawa added 8,000 people as residents flowed out of Toronto, and both Hamilton and St. Catharines gained nearly 5,000.
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America’s Mass Migration Intensifies As ‘Leftugees’ Flee Blue States And Counties For Red
America is on the move like never before. Some would say at a tectonic level and for many the driver is as much political as it is economic. The top five states seeing a mass exodus are all Democrat-controlled. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, California, New York, New Jersey, Michigan and Illinois lost a combined 4 million residents between 2010 and 2019. Conversely, a recent study by U-Haul reported that the top five states to see the greatest influx of new residents include the Republican-led states of Florida, Texas, Tennessee, Ohio and Arizona.