People — Strategies

Attraction: Net Migration at Age of Highest Productivity (45-64 years)

People are moving to and from the region every day. Net migration tracks whether the net effect is positive or negative. This metric looks at the net migration as a measure of the region's ability to attract and retain talent, here focusing on the ages where workers are typically most productive and earning the highest salaries of their career.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 -1,517 24 Las Vegas 12,151 San Antonio 2,516  24th
(down from 21st)
2014 -1,496 21 Tampa 6,863 Austin 1,170
Growth* Net Change 2014-15 -98 17 Las Vegas 1,509 Portland 474 17th
(up from 21st)
Net Change 2013-14 -490 21 Las Vegas 2,162  Orlando -78

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: American Community Survey
Excel data: Attraction: Net Migration at Age of Highest Productivity (45-64 years)

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Net Migration at Age of Highest Productivity (45-64 years) - 2015


Net Migration at Age of Highest Productivity (45-64 years) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Net Migration at Age of Highest Productivity (45-64 years) - Net Change 2014-15


Net Migration at Age of Highest Productivity (45-64 years) - Net Change 2013-14