Traditional migration patterns — based on age and whether people are rearing children — remain consistent, according to new research presented at the Population Association of America meeting in New Orleans. In the decade that ended in 2010, a net 2.7 million young adults moved to cities of at least 1 million people. However, the core of large metropolitan areas lost a net 1.4 million children and family-age adults. Their suburbs gained a net 3.9 million people in this 30-49 age group and only lost people in the age group of 20- to 24-year-olds. Looking ahead, the researchers are unsure whether Millennials will move to suburbs when they have children. “There could be something different about the Millennial generation,” says Richelle Winkler, a sociology and demography professor at Michigan Technological University. | Read More