Mobility by Age, 2011-2012

Mobility by Age, 2011-2012

Young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 are the most likely to move. Between 2011 and 2012, 21% of young adults moved. Mobility rates dramatically decline for older age groups: only 18% among 25- to-39 year olds, 7% of 40-to-64 year olds, and 3% of those 65 and over.10 While young adults were the most likely to move, they were also the most likely to remain within the same state and/or county: 85% of 18-to-24 year old movers remained within the same state and 65% remained within the same county.