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The millennials who transformed D.C. after the recession are now leaving for cheaper cities

October 2, 2017View for printing

Ryan Ferguson rode into Washington with other millennials who arrived en masse after the Great Recession.

The city's burgeoning tech scene was a draw for him, and young workers infused the city with a vibrancy that touched and transformed neighborhoods like Columbia Heights, Petworth and the H Street NE corridor.

It seemed to be the start of a new era for the city and its inner suburbs. But as it turns out, it was easier to lure millennials than to keep them.

Many are now packing off for job prospects -- buoyed by a stronger economy -- and a higher quality of life in lower-priced cities across the nation. Some, like Ferguson, are simply moving home.

By Aaron Gregg

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