People — Strategies

Attraction: Net Migration of Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher

People are moving to and from the region every day. Net migration tracks whether the net effect is positive or negative. This metric looks at the net migration of those who have earned a bachelor's degree or higher as a measure of the region's ability to attract and retain talent.

KC Value KC Rank Top Ranked
Metro
Top Ranked
Metro Value
10th Ranked
Metro
10th
Ranked Value
Ranking
Trend
Level  2015 1,217 16  Seattle 13,299 San Jose 5,840  16th
(up from 17th)
2014 -416 17 Austin 10,372 Las Vegas 3,022
Growth* Net Change 2014-15 707 12 Nashville 2,387 San Antonio 869 12th
(up from 18th)
Net Change 2013-14 -95 18 Seattle 2,848  Portland 896

* Growth is calculated based on a 3-year moving average of the original data to reduce the influence of temporary, random or one-time events.

Source: American Community Survey
Excel data: Attraction: Net Migration of Adults with a Bachelor's Degree

 

 

 

Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Level

Net Migration of Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher (ages 25 and above) - 2015


Net Migration of Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher (ages 25 and above) - 2014



Kansas City Compared to Peer Metros — Growth

Net Migration of Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher (ages 25 and above) - Net Change 2014-15


Net Migration of Adults with a Bachelor's Degree or Higher (ages 25 and above) - Net Change 2013-14


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