People moved away from NYC during COVID-19 but not very far

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Manhattanites coronary heart New York a lot that not even the COVID-19 pandemic can immediate them to maneuver very far.

Eight of the ten prime locations for exiting Massive Apple denizens are within the New York Metropolis space, together with three nonetheless within the 5 boroughs, in keeping with Placer.ai, which analyzed foot site visitors knowledge.

The highest migration locations for Manhattan dwellers are:

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  • Suffolk County (Lengthy Island): 14.6%
  • Kings County (Brooklyn): 4.2%
  • Bronx County (The Bronx): 3.8%
  • Nassau County (Lengthy Island): 3.7%
  • Queens County (Queens): 3.3%
  • Fairfield County, Connecticut: 2.6%
  • Westchester County, New York: 2.5%
  • Monmouth County, New Jersey: 2.3%

The ultimate two on the listing had been in Florida.

Pacier.ai makes use of a number of components to find out the place individuals have moved, together with what occasions and for a way lengthy their cellphones are at relaxation and the way lengthy their gadgets are in sure areas at night time.

The year-over-year migration change for New York County, aka Manhattan, was a “destructive migration” of -12.8%, but 42% of those that left went to different counties inside New York, and one other 25% went to neighboring states, equivalent to New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Massachusetts.

“This info can have a substantial impression on native workplace and retail distribution selections. If almost 70% of all New York’s migrating inhabitants are transferring to a location that’s nonetheless a train-ride away from the town, that may considerably have an effect on a choice to relocate an workplace or retailer,” Pacer.ai says.