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Millions of Americans Plan to Relocate to More Affordable Areas Amid Pandemic

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Millions of Americans Plan to Relocate to More Affordable Areas Amid Pandemic. According to a survey conducted by Upwork, about 14 to 23 million U.S. households — up to 11.5% — plan to move to a different city or region. The percentage was even higher among residents in major cities — 20.6%. . As our survey shows, many people see remote work as an opportunity to relocate to where they want and where they can afford to live, Upwork chief economist Adam Ozimek, via statement. This is an early indicator of the much larger impacts that remote work could have in increasing economic efficiency and spreading opportunity, Upwork chief economist Adam Ozimek, via statement. The majority of respondents intend to move at least two hours from their current location in search of a home that is at least 10% more affordable. Though big cities may take a hit, Upwork chief economist Adam Ozimek believes the shift will provide more opportunity for both workers and employers. In the remote world organizations can find talented workers wherever they live; and this opens up opportunity for companies to build a well-skilled workforce, Upwork chief economist Adam Ozimek, via statement