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Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Cause an Urban Exodus? Data Updates for Tables and Figures

The tables and figures in the brief “Did the COVID-19 Pandemic Cause an Urban Exodus?” have been updated with more recent data. The calculations of all migration estimates remain the same as those in the original data brief. Please read the original brief for a detailed description of the data and methods.

The tables and figures in the brief “Migrants from High-Cost, Large Metro Areas during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Their Destinations, and How Many Could Follow” have been updated with more recent data. The calculations of all migration estimates remain the same as those in the original data brief. Please read the original brief for a detailed description of the data and methods.

For additional closely related analyses, please see the following publications:


The views expressed in this report are those of the author and are not necessarily those of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland or the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

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