People — Strategies

Attraction: Net Migration of Young Adults (25-39 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 young talent just starting out and earning their first promotions. 

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 3,014 14 Denver 19,138 Tampa 4,517  14th
(up from 15th)
2014 1,373 15 Denver 20,812 Jacksonville 4,980
Growth* Net Change 2014-15 1,445 8 Las Vegas 2,439 San Antonio 1,369 8th
(up from 18th)
Net Change 2013-14 426 18 Denver 4,483 Orlando 1,428

* 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 of Young Adults (25-39 years)

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Net Migration of Young Adults (25-39 years) - 2015


Net Migration of Young Adults (25-39 years) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Net Migration of Young Adults (25-39 years) - Net Change 2014-15


Net Migration of Young Adults (25-39 years) - Net Change 2013-14