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New York’s future flees to Florida
NY Daily News ^ | march 31, 2013 | William Ruger AND Jason Sorens

Posted on 03/31/2013 9:19:54 AM PDT by lowbridge

New Yorkers have long retired to the warmth and ease of the Florida coast, but eyebrow-raising numbers show that in recent years, most of those moving from the Empire State to the Sunshine State have been going there to find work.

Florida remains the top destination for outbound New Yorkers, but the new migrants are a lot younger than you’d expect.

According to the five-year American Community Survey, which the U.S. Census conducted from 2007 to 2011, 78% of the people who migrated from New York to Florida in those years were under age 60. The ages with the highest proportions of migrants to Florida were 18, 19, 21, 24, 28, 40 and 55.

Even leaving out the 18- and 19-year olds, many of whom are probably college students, that’s a lot of early retirees, and an astonishing number of young workers.

Even the numbers of New Yorkers moving to Florida in their late 30s and mid 40s aren’t much lower than the number of retirees moving at the end of their careers.

This means that an increasing number of New Yorkers either can’t afford to remain in their home state or can’t find work there — and are thus moving to states with friendlier business climates to find it.

(Excerpt) Read more at nydailynews.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Florida; US: New York
KEYWORDS: florida; migration; newyork
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1 posted on 03/31/2013 9:19:54 AM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

Let’s hope they don’t take the Nu Yawk culture and mindset with them.


2 posted on 03/31/2013 9:22:23 AM PDT by RobinOfKingston (Democrats--the party of Evil. Republicans--the party of Stupid.)
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To: lowbridge

Besides work, the younger folks probably want to move somewhere that they can safely drink Big Gulps and eat Doritos without being harassed.


3 posted on 03/31/2013 9:23:46 AM PDT by angry elephant (Endangered species in Seattle)
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To: lowbridge

Welcome to Florida. But please leave your tired, failed, progressive impulses, entitlement mentality and union thuggery in the Evil Empire State.


4 posted on 03/31/2013 9:24:21 AM PDT by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: clintonh8r
Welcome to Florida. But please leave your tired, failed, progressive impulses, entitlement mentality and union thuggery in the Evil Empire State.

They can't and won't. And that's why Florida is such a political mess and turning increasingly to the left.

5 posted on 03/31/2013 9:27:36 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: lowbridge

Every other car on I-85S in NC is NY, NJ, VA or MD. Thats fine, just leave your moronic lib crap that your running from at home.

Mental Illness is NOT welcome here.


6 posted on 03/31/2013 9:31:04 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: lowbridge

I’m leaving for Spring Hill, Fla. in a week from today. I was kidding with the Capt. of my charter and asked “Ya’ll ain’t gonna call me a damn Yankee are you?” He said “You gonna go back, or stay?” I said I was gonna go back and he said “We’ll just call you a Yankee.” I told him I’m from the middle of PA and probably to the right of Atilla the Hun. He said I “jes’ GOTTA meet you!” I told him to round up the Goliath Groupers, I’ll be there.


7 posted on 03/31/2013 9:31:43 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: lowbridge

I used to live in Florida. We didn’t like New Yorkers then and I doubt they’ve gotten any better in the interim.


8 posted on 03/31/2013 9:32:15 AM PDT by LouAvul
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To: RobinOfKingston

Don’t worry.

If and when this tax paying, hardworking, liberal hating, freedom loving “New Yorker” is finally left with no choice but to give in to the socialists and leave, the last place I would consider is that shit hole called Florida.


9 posted on 03/31/2013 9:32:44 AM PDT by Nik Naym (It's not my fault... I have compulsive smartass disorder.)
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To: lowbridge

You know those lights were bright on Broadway-
But that was so many years ago...
Before we all lived here in Florida-
Before the Mafia took over Mexico.
There are not many who remember-
They say a handful still survive...
To tell the world about...
The way the lights went out,
And keep the memory alive...

-Billy Joel Miami 2017


10 posted on 03/31/2013 9:32:50 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nik Naym

They are all over the Carolina’s.


11 posted on 03/31/2013 9:34:53 AM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/ ?s)
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To: RobinOfKingston

My cousin moved to Florida, had two kids and died at age 38, in 1985. One of the kids is a “photojournalist” with a Florida daily and a wicked lib. The cousin himself was pretty apolitical, the kid contracted there, though his aunt, the cousin’s sister lives on the Upper West Side. By choice.


12 posted on 03/31/2013 9:44:59 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: lowbridge

Florida is doomed.

That is all.


13 posted on 03/31/2013 9:45:20 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: RobinOfKingston
Most of them do.

Their first act on arriving in Florida is to register as democrats and start telling people who have been here for hundreds of years how things should be done.

NYC should have been quarantined 100 years ago, before it could spread it's infection to everywhere else.

14 posted on 03/31/2013 9:50:07 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: RobinOfKingston

You’re joking right?
It’s like a cancer metastasizing.....


15 posted on 03/31/2013 9:50:32 AM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: lowbridge

16 posted on 03/31/2013 9:51:24 AM PDT by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: lowbridge

These data are telling: the NY (and New England) locusts are invading and “transforming” the Sunshine State. What’s the over/under in years before Florida institutes an income tax?


17 posted on 03/31/2013 9:58:38 AM PDT by BlueStateRightist (Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that.)
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To: RobinOfKingston

They do and they are RUDE and obnoxious and demanding, just like back home huh?!
This is why I didn’t move back to my home state upon husband’s retirement from the Navy back in ‘00, TOO MANY DAMN YANKEES


18 posted on 03/31/2013 10:00:58 AM PDT by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: RobinOfKingston

“Let’s hope they don’t take the Nu Yawk culture and mindset with them.”

No hope necessary, they did it decades ago. And many of them decided to come here to California to crap in our nest instead!


19 posted on 03/31/2013 10:13:57 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

“NYC should have been quarantined 100 years ago, before it could spread it’s infection to everywhere else. “

Not just New York, but all of “New England.” Everyone talks about cutting California loose. How about starting in the middle of Virginia and cutting everything northeast of there loose first! This is where the country’s “Infection” started.


20 posted on 03/31/2013 10:18:39 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: Shimmer1

“They do and they are RUDE and obnoxious and demanding, just like back home huh?!”

Just like the Asians, Middle Eastern Turds, Indians, etc. here in Northern California. You have to get real “aggressive” at the local Costco or they will run you down with their shopping cart while they pretend that the don’t see you. Especially the men, who think all women, and most especially white women, are trash to be abused as they see fit. We have already let too much $h!t into our country. It’s long past time to “take out the trash.”


21 posted on 03/31/2013 10:24:57 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: RobinOfKingston
Let’s hope they don’t take the Nu Yawk culture and mindset with them.

How do you think AZ and NV came into play?
22 posted on 03/31/2013 10:27:59 AM PDT by sefarkas (Why vote Democrat Lite?)
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To: RobinOfKingston

You hit the nail on the head !! Come to Florida, just DO NOT turn it into NY. You left NY for a reason, FL is NOT NY. Leave the wacko liberal left crap up North !


23 posted on 03/31/2013 10:36:14 AM PDT by midway1 (Inside every liberal is an American trying to get out)
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To: Nik Naym

A New Yorker calling Florida a shithole.

Now THAT is rich. Thanks for the laugh!


24 posted on 03/31/2013 10:46:37 AM PDT by battletank
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To: Uncle Chip

And every third yankee emigre and other importees (including illegals) is on the federal TEAT. It may be 2 out of every 3. And the local pols? Ticket takers for the machine, and chicken sh$te in the LAW. They think it is the new Californication. The filter should be-— willing to work, business owner/employers, and climate of business friendly. Help the homeless... right... snowbird bums on bicycles rewarded by 501c3 “non profit” orgs with six figure feel good demo/lib “executives”. A joke, in short. And zero advantage to a real broader tax base from this crowd of “what?”. That and Mickey Mouse toot execs and their gay lobby. One more cycle of this, yet again. At least this time, maybe Cuba will open up... but they won’t be taking any of “us”.
Deo Vindice.


25 posted on 03/31/2013 10:49:58 AM PDT by John S Mosby (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: RobinOfKingston

Are you kidding? They already have. Some of the biggest liberal and most stealthy RINOs in the country are here in FL.


26 posted on 03/31/2013 10:50:27 AM PDT by Waryone (Trust the Lord not your own understanding. Acknowledge Him. He will direct your path.)
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To: Safetgiver

Welcome to the neighborhood! The west coast of Florida is still somewhat conservative. Just stay away from St. Pete and Tampa.


27 posted on 03/31/2013 10:51:08 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: RobinOfKingston

‘Let’s hope they don’t take the Nu Yawk culture and mindset with them.’

I know from experience, it NEVER leaves them.


28 posted on 03/31/2013 10:55:40 AM PDT by Delta Dawn
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To: vette6387
This is where the country’s “Infection” started.

That's also where the American Revolution started. Hopefully, enough libtards will leave NY/New England and the remaining consrvatives can recapture the terroritory.

29 posted on 03/31/2013 11:04:55 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: Old Sarge

Saw a bumper sticker on a pick up truck, down here in NC. It read ‘Happiness is a north bound Yankee’.


30 posted on 03/31/2013 11:05:52 AM PDT by duckman (I'm part of the group pulling the wagon!)
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To: rarestia

Oh, poop. Hernando beach is about (50?)Miles from Tampa. I always take two days from here and stop wherever I feel it’s cool. When I walk in for a hamburger and a beer, I tell the bartender “give ALL these drinkin’ people a drink.” I have had such great times doing that and two free fishing trips. This new Captain I booked for the 10th said he’d sell my fish and maybe I can go out with him for a week.


31 posted on 03/31/2013 11:13:55 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: clintonh8r

DON’T BRING YOUR LIBERLISM TO SARASOTA!!! GO TO BOCA!!


32 posted on 03/31/2013 11:21:48 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: midway1

Actually, FL is a number of states, culturally speaking.

Jacksonville, most of the interior and the Panhandle are still southern, culturally.

The SW coast is pretty conservative.

The I-4 corridor (Orlando and Tampa Bay areas) is more like southern CA than anything else.

Miami to Palm Beach is pretty much a cross between Havana and NYC.

Odd place to live.


33 posted on 03/31/2013 11:24:26 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: vette6387
How about starting in the middle of Virginia and cutting everything northeast of there loose first!

I have always felt that the best solution was to take the land mass north of I-64 and east of I-81, tow it out to sea, and set it adrift.

34 posted on 03/31/2013 11:27:08 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: who knows what evil?

“I have always felt that the best solution was to take the land mass north of I-64 and east of I-81, tow it out to sea, and set it adrift.”

I will defer to your obviously better understanding of the “local geography!” As a Californian, I have always wished we could tow everything south of the Tehachapi, mountains out to sea as well. Los Angeles (AKA Mexico City North with it’s enclave of queers and movie personalities known as Hollywood) has controlled this state since the SCOTUS brought in “one man one vote.” San Francisco, can be controlled because it doesn’t have that many people and at least it’s a pretty place, unlike LA.


35 posted on 03/31/2013 11:38:51 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: lowbridge

One thing I learned after spending six years in NJ, and then returning home...

...is that we in NC inherit the losers from the Northeast. The people who make a success out of New Jersey and New York are pretty nice, for the most part.

The losers are forced to leave and bring their rot with them.


36 posted on 03/31/2013 11:41:12 AM PDT by warchild9
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To: RobinOfKingston

It only stands to reason that when people emigrate in numbers, they woul take their culture and mind sets with them.


37 posted on 03/31/2013 11:43:51 AM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: who knows what evil?

“I have always felt that the best solution was to take the land mass north of I-64 and east of I-81, tow it out to sea, and set it adrift. “

Shenandoah oceanfront sounds good to me.


38 posted on 03/31/2013 11:47:08 AM PDT by Rebelbase (1929-1950's, 20+years for full recovery. How long this time?)
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To: Rebelbase

Grab some more acreage while the price is right... :-)


39 posted on 03/31/2013 12:01:41 PM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: battletank

Yes, it’s sh!thole. And hot and humid with gigantic bugs year-round. You don’t want to come here. Go ahead and stay in Noo Yawk, where all the smart people live.

Wink wink, nudge nudge...


40 posted on 03/31/2013 12:22:41 PM PDT by EricT. (The Republican Party is a friend to conservatives the way Pakistan is an ally in the War On Terror.)
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To: lowbridge
And Florida's future then goes down the toilet of brainless leftist toolism.

These people should not be allowed to leave the hells they have created. At minimum, their voting "rights" should be suspended.

41 posted on 03/31/2013 12:26:12 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: lowbridge

Crap. Go back North.


42 posted on 03/31/2013 12:36:00 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: lowbridge

The NewyoRicans have ruined Central Florida.


43 posted on 03/31/2013 12:42:51 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (Obama's vision - No Job is a Good Job)
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To: lowbridge

Next on Cuomo’s agenda: New Yorkers will have to apply for an exit visa to leave the state.


44 posted on 03/31/2013 12:54:19 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: haroldeveryman

I live in NYS and am planning my exit as we speak.


45 posted on 03/31/2013 12:55:49 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave ofo attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: lowbridge

or, perhaps they are fleeing to America fromNeo Europa


46 posted on 03/31/2013 12:57:25 PM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: stuartcr
It only stands to reason that when people emigrate in numbers, they woul take their culture and mind sets with them.

As do the illegals.

47 posted on 03/31/2013 1:30:27 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Oatka

Yes of course, but that’s not the subject of thread, is it?


48 posted on 03/31/2013 1:56:19 PM PDT by stuartcr ("I have habits that are older than the people telling me they're bad for me.")
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To: vette6387

They wouldn’t TRY that but once with me. I shove a cart right back into their stomachs and tell them where to put it. I’m not usually aggressive, but I’d do it.


49 posted on 03/31/2013 3:26:57 PM PDT by Shimmer1 (No matter how cynical I get, I just can't keep up.)
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To: stuartcr

People screwing up their own environments and bringing all their baggage with them.

Does that not also apply to the illegals?


50 posted on 03/31/2013 5:53:11 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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