New Study Shows 10% of L.A. People Are Planning To Move Away Next Year


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Have you considered moving out of the Los Angeles County? Well, if you've had, you're not alone.

According to a new survey released by the University of Southern California, there has been a drastic increase in the number of people planning to move out of Los Angeles County.

The second annual USC Dornsife-Union Bank LA Barometer livability survey found that 10% of Angelenos plan to leave Los Angeles County in the next year, which makes it a 40% increase since 2019.

"Five months after our first LABarometer livability survey, everyone's lives were upended by COVID-19,'' said Kyla Thomas, the director of LABarometer, USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research. Our latest findings, which reflect the experiences of L.A. County residents during the peak of the pandemic, reveal reasons for optimism as well as concern."

Thomas adds that the "perceptions of neighborhood crime are down and that consumer confidence in Los Angeles is rising, even as confidence has stalled in other parts of the state and nation. The 40% increase in the number of people who plan to leave Los Angeles in the coming year, however, raises a red flag. It's also worrisome that the gap in life satisfaction between L.A. County and the national average has grown."

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