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The Cold War Is to Blame for San Diego's Bad Growth Projections

Andrew Keatts, VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

Thursday, May 28, 2015

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From 2008 to 2013, the population of people between the ages of 35 to 49 fell by nearly 30,000. Those ages 10 to 19 fell by 22,000 in the same period, according to a study last year by the National University System Institute for Policy Research.
The number of people in their 20s and early 30s, and those in their 50s and 60s, continued to increase.
“San Diego is exporting mid-level age ranges and their families to other areas,” the report reads. “Young adults may still flock here for educational and entry level work opportunities, but find they are not able to afford suitable housing to raise their families and therefore move elsewhere.”