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Mobility of the Population of the U.S.: March 1966 to March 1967


In the year ending in March 1967, 22.3 million persons had oved within counties - - a drop of about 1.9 million from the 24.2 million who had moved locally in the previous year, according to estimates from the Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census. Of the 35.2 million person who had moved between March 1966 and March 1967, 22.3 million had moved within their counties, 12.9 million had moved between counties, of whom 6.6 million persons had moved between States. An additional 1.3 million had been living abroad in March 1966. The annual variation in the percentage of movers has been small. In the 20 annual surveys conducted since 1948, the proportion of movers has ranged from 21.0 to 18.3 percent, with the latter figure being that for the latest year.


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