De-urbanization and the coronavirus

During the pandemic, when businesses shut down, and grocery store shelves went bare, and work-from-home became possible, people fled to second homes, Airbnbs, and childhood residences–places that seemed safer.

the de-urbanization trend

The movement away from cities reflects a trend that started prior to the pandemic.

Census Bureau statistics have shown a national move away from large metropolitan areas, which is a reversal of the trend starting in the early 2010s when we saw a surge in demand for city living.

Will you stay in the city, despite the risk of exposure to the coronavirus? Or move on to a less-congested area? Check out the debate here.

Want to feel good about living in the city? Watch people connecting from their balconies, during the pandemic.

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