kids helping pack to moveNearly 10 percent of U.S. residents are dissatisfied with their current housing, neighborhood, local safety or public services to the point that they want to move, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report. –

The report, Desire to Move and Residential Mobility: 2010-2011, looks at the characteristics of householders who desired to move. Participation. This survey included 50,000 households for several years. –

Who wants to move? –

  • Young householders: About 14.6 percent of householders age 16 to 34 reported a desire to move, com­pared with 10.4 percent of house­holders age 35 to 54, and 6.3 percent of householders age 55 and older.
  • Renters: 16.5 percent of all householders who rented desired to move, more than twice the rate for homeowners.
  • Householders living in impoverished areas: Of homeowners who desired to move, the average census tract (neighborhood) poverty rate was 13.7 percent. For all homeowners, the average neighborhood poverty rate was 10.3 percent.
  • Householders with children: 14.3 percent of households with children desired to move compared with 8.7 percent of households without children.
  • Householders with a disability: 12.5 percent of householders with a disability reported a desire to move versus 8.2 percent of those without a disability.

Why do householders want to move?

  • 6.1 percent reported dissatisfaction with housing conditions.
  • 4.7 percent reported dissatisfaction with their neighborhood.
  • 4.1 percent reported dissatisfaction with local safety.
  • 1.8 percent reported dissatisfaction with public services.
Geraldine Jensen

Geraldine Jensen

Geraldine Jensen is a child support enforcement expert. she is the author of How to Collect Child Support and the Status of Child Support Enforcment in the U.S.Geraldine is the founder of ACES, Association for Children for Enforcement of Support, Inc. ACES was founded in Toledo, Oho and grew to have 400 chapters in 48 states with over 50,000 members. ACES successfully advocated for children's legal and moral right to child support payments. At ACES,she advocates, coaches and empowers single parents.
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