In a new report, SeniorLiving.org examines a decade of migration data from American Community Surveys (ACS) to explore this trend among people 50+
Here’s where Virginia stands:
- VA is the No. 8 destination for people 50+ with 44K residents 50+ migrating from out of state
- Most of those 50+ that relocate to VA originate from FL, MD, NY, NC, and PA, respectively
- Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford metro area saw one of the greatest increases in 50+ relocations—in a 10-year span growth spiked 3.2x
Retirement relocation is a common move. In fact, 41% of people aged 50 and older who move to a new city or state are unemployed. Your Virginia readers may want to see how their city and state ranks.