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COVID-19: How the pandemic forced 1 in 20 Americans to move

Financial pressure from the pandemic has resulted in millions of Americans moving where they live. Image: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith/Files

D'Vera Cohn

Senior Writer and Editor, Pew Research Center

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a chart showing the main reason for people moving throughout the pandemic
As the pandemic has gone on, financial stress has increased. Image: Pew Research Center
a chart showing how many young americans have moved due to covid
COVID-19 has caused one-in-ten young Americans to move. Image: Pew Research Center
a chart showing the cause of people moving in june compared to november
Financial pressures have worsened throughout the pandemic. Image: Pew Research Center
a chart showing when those who moved in with their family did so
Those who moved in with family did so in the summer. Image: Pew Research Center
a chart showing the perception movers had of their relocation
Most people viewed their move positively. Image: Pew Research Center
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