An analysis of migration among people ages 25 to 34 indicates Dallas is the second most popular city for young people, after Austin, according to a New York Times article.

Brookings Institution demographer William H. Frey found that cities at the top of the list were those that remained economically vibrant following the recession. From 2005 to 2007, the top cities were Riverside, Calif., Phoenix, Atlanta, Houston and Charlotte, N.C., according to Census data presented in Frey’s paper. The most recent Census data available shows that from 2007 through 2009, Austin, Dallas, Denver, and Seattle moved into the top five.


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