Monday, September 8, 2014

Geographic Mobility: 2012 Five Year ACS County to County Migration Flows

The American Community Survey (ACS) asks respondents age 1 year and over whether they lived in the same residence 1 year ago. For people who lived in a different residence, the location of their previous residence is collected. The ACS then uses a series of monthly samples to produce estimates. The 5-year ACS data set is used for the county-to-county migration flows since many counties have a population less than 20,000. The first 5-year ACS data set covers the years 2005 through 2009, and the most recent one covers 2009 to 2012.

Below are two maps, focused mainly on New York State, which shows the net migration flow from county to county for both Herkimer and for Oneida Counties.

Herkimer County Net Flow

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Oneida County Net Flow

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In addition, here are the top five counties FROM WHICH, and TO WHICH, population flows for both Herkimer and Oneida Counties. These are provided for counties within New York as well as for those in other parts of the country as well. 


If you're interested in the full listing of County to County flows for either Herkimer or Oneida County, email me and I will provide them !