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San Diego has a high population of young people, many of which are migrating to the Southern California submarket. According to a recent report from Cushman & Wakefield, residents under 39 years old account for more than half of the total population.

“Generation Z, ages 0-24, and millennials, ages 25-39, combined account for 56% of the total population countywide, with generation Z accounting for 32% and Millennials accounting for 24% of 3.4 million residents,” Jolanta Campion, director of research in San Diego at Cushman & Wakefield, tells GlobeSt.com. “Nationwide, generation Z represents 32%–the same proportion as in San Diego, and Millennials represent 21%—slightly lower compared to 24% in San Diego—which means 52% of the total population of 328.2 million in the U.S. is 39 years old or younger.”

Kelsi Maree Borland

Kelsi Maree Borland is a freelance journalist and magazine writer based in Los Angeles, California. For more than 5 years, she has extensively reported on the commercial real estate industry, covering major deals across all commercial asset classes, investment strategy and capital markets trends, market commentary, economic trends and new technologies disrupting and revolutionizing the industry. Her work appears daily on GlobeSt.com and regularly in Real Estate Forum Magazine. As a magazine writer, she covers lifestyle and travel trends. Her work has appeared in Angeleno, Los Angeles Magazine, Travel and Leisure and more.

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