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Reasons for Moving: March 1962 to March 1963


An estimated 31 percent of the 9.8 million men 18 to 64 years old who moved in the United States between March 1962 and March 1963 reported circumstances related to employment as the reasons for their move according to the March 1963 Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census. Among the major reasons relating to the job were "to take a job," "to look for work," and "job transfer." The remaining 69 percent reported, for the most part, reasons relating to housing, to changes in marital status, and family moves. The data are based on replies to of set of supplementary questions on reason for moving and on employment status in March 1962, sponsored by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


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