Slower job growth and a high cost of living were blamed as possible reasons for the outflow.
We have previously predicted that Arlington will struggle to retain millennial residents as they start having families due to the high cost of housing and childcare. Those millennials may seek greener pastures outside the region, particularly in the kinds of cities that saw a net influx of domestic migration: Phoenix, Dallas, Seattle and Houston.
Would this prediction bear out in a poll of our readership? Let’s find out.
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