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ERIC Number: EJ932451
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 9
ISSN: ISSN-0036-0112
Migration of Retirement-Age Blacks to Nonmetropolitan Areas in the 1990s
Beale, Calvin L.; Fuguitt, Glenn V.
Rural Sociology, v76 n1 p31-43 Mar 2011
Older blacks migrated to nonmetropolitan (nonmetro) communities in the 1990s to a degree not true of the past. Some of the nonmetro counties that attracted them are well-known retirement areas also favored by other retirees, mostly whites. Two-thirds of black retirement counties, however, are areas in the Old South that are not attracting other retirees at a substantial rate, if at all. Although the data indicate significant rates of retirement-age blacks migrating to 85 nonmetro counties, most migration by older blacks is to metro destinations. (Contains 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California; Florida; Georgia; Maryland; Michigan; South Carolina