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More young adults fleeing their parents’ homes

Moving out of state for jobs for first time in years

WASHINGTON — Their lives on hold for years, young adults are now making big moves in the fledgling economic recovery, leaving college towns or parents’ homes and heading out of state at the highest rate since the height of the housing boom.

New census data released Thursday offer a detailed look at US migration as mobility begins to revive after sliding to a record low last year.

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