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San Diego's Business Exodus Is Really a People Exodus

Lisa Halverstadt, VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

Friday, September 5, 2014

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San Diego County lost more than 30,000 working-age adults from 2008 to 2013 despite a year-over-year net gain in the population during that period, according to a recent National University System Institute for Policy Research review of state Department of Finance data.
National University economist Kelly Cunningham found that nearly all who bailed on San Diego were Gen-Xers between 35 and 49 years old, a trend that hints at some deeper reasons for relocations