Retirement migration counties in the southeastern United States: geographic, demographic, and economic correlates.

@article{Serow2001RetirementMC,
  title={Retirement migration counties in the southeastern United States: geographic, demographic, and economic correlates.},
  author={William J. Serow},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2001},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          220-7
        }
}
This article is a brief empirical attempt to identify rural areas in the Southeast United States that have consistently attracted older migrants since 1950 and to ascertain the social, demographic, and geographic characteristics of these areas of destination that differentiate them from otherwise (initially) similar areas. These counties are followed over the successive censuses from 1950 through 1990, identifying those that have consistently experienced elderly in-migration at a rate… CONTINUE READING

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