More Americans Are Flocking To The South
Monday, August 18, 2014
A new New York Times interpretation of census data looks at where Americans living in each state were born. It finds that states in the South, typically are home to many people who were born there, are for the first time seeing significant in-migration.
Several Midwestern states, including Wisconsin to Ohio, are leading the country in terms of having the highest portion of residents who were born there.
The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss these new migration trends.
- New York Times: Changing South Is at Intersection of Demographics and Politics