October 15, 2021

56% of Bay Area residents plan to move out of the region in next few years, new survey finds

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — A new ballot by Joint Enterprise Silicon Valley reveals {that a} majority of Bay Area residents to take into account leaving the region in the next few years.

1,600 registered voters have been surveyed from 5 Bay Area counties. The polls finds that 56% of folks surveyed are possible to go away.

A better share than earlier polls present a quantity of components contribute to the migration out of the Bay Area – excessive price of residing, homelessness, drought circumstances, and wildfires.

The new outcomes evaluate to a earlier survey taken earlier than the pandemic confirmed that 46% of residents have been prepared to move out of the Bay Area.

That could be a 10% leap from ballot by the Bay Area Council.

Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, 60% of residents surveyed say their lives are “more stressful” and 66% are “worried about the future.”

The overall price of residing and excessive housing prices allude to the prime two causes Bay Area residents are possible to go away.