FRED Blog: Where are workers moving?
The United States Census Bureau divides the country into four regions: Northeast, South, Midwest, and West. FRED has data going back to 1976 that tracks the share of the U.S. labor force residing in each region. Recently, the FRED Blog examined the data to see where workers are moving. Over the past 40 years, the West has had the largest percentage increase, from 18.3% to 23.9%. The South was a close second, increasing from 31.6% to 36.9%. However, the Northeast and the Midwest declined, from 22.9% to 17.6% and from 27.2% to 21.6%, respectively. See the full post here.