Remote Workers are Flocking to Georgia From More Expensive States

April 23, 2024
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Remote Workers are Flocking to Georgia From More Expensive States

📊 The Gist: In 2022, Georgia became a prime destination for remote workers, witnessing an influx of about 327,000 new residents, attracted by its vibrant economy and flexible work environment.

📝 The Details: The trend reported in a survey by Yardi Kube, points to a significant shift in workforce dynamics, with Georgia emerging as a leading choice for remote professionals. The state not only recorded a high number of incoming remote workers but also saw substantial migration from more expensive states.

🔢 By The Numbers:

  • Total new residents in 2022: 327,000
  • On-site workers: 132,000
  • Remote workers: 43,000

🤔 Why It Matters: The demographic changes stemming from this migration are reshaping local economies and communities, establishing Georgia as a hub for business and innovation. This shift could influence real estate, local commerce, and community planning, affecting residents’ daily lives and economic opportunities.

Conversation Starters:

  • How is the state planning to support the infrastructure needs of its rapidly growing remote workforce?
  • What measures are being implemented to integrate these demographic changes into local economic planning?
  • How will Georgia maintain its appeal to remote workers as other states also compete for this dynamic workforce segment?

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