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The number of Americans moving home hit a record low as the pandemic struck 

Americans relocated less during the coronavirus outbreak, moving from one residence to another in 2020 at the lowest rate since the government began reporting data Image: Unsplash/ Handiwork NYC

Richard Fry

Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center

D'Vera Cohn

Senior Writer and Editor, Pew Research Center


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U.S. moving rate and number hit record lows in 2020. Image: Pew Research Center
More people left American cities for other U.S. communities than moved into them during 2020, continuing a pre-pandemic trend. Image: Pew Research Center
Young adults more likely than other age groups to move from one U.S. home to another. Image: Pew Research Center

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