Location drives most people to move to San Diego

Posted at 10:49 AM, May 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-20 19:29:17-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- A new report shows that a majority of San Diegans decide to move to the region before landing a job. 

According to Apartment List, more than 65 percent of San Diego metro renters are location-first movers who chose to move to the area prior to searching for a job. 

The report also shows that only 32 percent of San Diego renters plan to settle down in the area long-term. Compared to the national average, fewer San Diegans plan to settle down in their current metro. 

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According to a report, renters in more affordable areas around the U.S. are more likely to plan on settling down in their current metros.

More than 42 percent of people living in more affordable areas plan to settle down in their current metros.