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By Mike Schneider
Associated Press 

Residents left big metros during pandemic for family, study says

 

Last updated 5/12/2021 at 10:50pm

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Los Angeles experienced greater population declines last year compared to the previous year: around 0.5% last year compared to 0.3% in 2019.

Cece Linder was living in a 770-square-foot apartment outside Washington, D.C., last spring when the area went into lockdown because of the coronavirus pandemic.

In May 2020, after a few months of both living and working in the small space, Linder decided to leave the capital area and move into the 2,000-square-foot beachside home she jointly owns with her parents in Cocoa Beach, Florida. Now she gets to see the sun rise over the water each morning before work.

"If I'm teleworking anyway, why not move to this other place that is more visually attractive, it's beachside, and someone can occa...



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