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Financial Advisor looks at U.S. population center moving westward

Financial Advisor delved into the U.S. population center's steady westward creep.

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So-called millennials, though, overwhelmingly prefer western cities such as Houston and Denver, according to William H. Frey, a demographer at Brookings. The New York City region lost 20,369 millennials from 2010 to 2012, Census Bureau data show.

Access to such workers prompted Layer3 TV Inc., a two-year-old cable company, to choose Denver over Boston in 2014 for its headquarters. The company is working on a product that combines television, social and digital media and plans to fill 312 jobs paying an average salary of $92,083.

"The driving decision to move to any location is the people," said Eric Kuhn, the firm's marketing director.

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Eric is a Denver-based tech writer and guidebook wiz. Contact him here.
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