The Great Migration To The Country

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It might come as a surprise to many but a lot of Americans are now interested to move up South. The area is filled with so much problems, but it is one of the fastest growing regions nationally, whether you like to live in Kentucky or West Virginia. Americans have grown a fondness for fried chicken and hot buttered biscuits as breakfast, off-late, despite their lower than average incomes. The cost of living is low but the sector is rife with poverty-stricken people, so it is hard to imagine that most of the homes can be deemed affordable for the local population. Young Americans are moving to the South to either study or work in technology and tourism industries.

But this is not driving up the population too much, because many young Southerners are increasingly choosing living in the metropolitans over the countryside – some have been lured away, with the prospect of a good job offer, as well. The baby-boomer generation, who are most in retirement now have found solace in the countryside because they like the climate and the affordability of the state. The local property market keeps fluctuating without warning but over here the situation with homes isn’t so unstable. There is a growth in diversity too, which is alarming because Latin Americans and Asian Americans are growing in numbers. It is assumed that they integrate faster than the ones who had come to build the Olympic Stadiums in 1996, because they feel more at home reading English than the language they presumably speak at home, as the situation is dictated in migrant homes in America.

Nonetheless, mixed marriages are on the rise here, despite the gap between white and black households, and the percentage here is higher than in the metropolitan. More companies are building their bases, such as Airbus and Volkswagen because of relaxed regulations, weaker trade unions and a lower income tax payment. This means more job creation, but recent cuts to education budgets have given rise to concerns that that a cut in spending per pupil might affect performances. Most pupils in New Orleans, for example attend charter schools, where drop-out rates have been slashed and test-results are swinging towards a positive, so perhaps this can serve as a good model to learn from for the other Southern states.


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