map of counties

Moving factors

Access to public transportation and limited need for a car encourage Echo Boomers to move in.

% Echo Boomers, 2010-12 pop. change

Area has one or more metro stations

Area has one or more Bikeshare stations

Walk Score of 70+ (most errands can be done without a car)

Top Echo Boomer enclaves

The nation’s top concentrations of Echo Boomers include three areas in the Washington region.

1

Arlington Co., Va.

28%

2

Chattahoochee Co., Ga.

25%

3

Alexandria City, Va.

24%

4

New York City, N.Y.

23%

5

District of Columbia

22%

6

San Francisco Co., Calif.

22%

7

Denver Co., Colo.

21%

8

Suffolk Co., Mass.

21%

map of top Echo Boomer enclaves

SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau population estimates and Walk Score.