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Americans aren't moving as much as they used to

There is more evidence that Americans move less frequently than they ever have, according to mobility rate data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau. Only 11% of Americans moved in 2016 compared to around 20% in the 1950s and 1960s.

Data: U.S. Census Bureau; Chart: Axios Visuals

Why it matters: This decline is due to a number of factors including a rise in homeownership, an aging U.S. population, the 2007-2009 recession and higher school debt among young adults, according to analysis by the Brookings Institute.