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Americans Are Less Likely Than Before COVID-19 To Want To Live in Cities, More Likely To Prefer Suburbs


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Kim Parker, Director, Social Trends Research                                 
Juliana Horowitz, Associate Director, Research                               
Rachel Minkin, Research Associate                           
Anna Brown, Research Associate                              
Stella Sechopoulos, Research Assistant                               
Kiley Hurst, Research Assistant                                 
Tanya Arditi, Communications Manager                              
Gar Meng Leong, Communications Associate                                  
Julia O’Hanlon, Communications Associate                          
Michael Keegan, Senior Information Graphics Designer
Travis Mitchell, Copy Editor and Digital Producer  

In addition, the project benefited greatly from the guidance of the Pew Research Center methodology team: Courtney Kennedy, Andrew Mercer, Ashley Amaya, Nick Bertoni, Dorene Asare-Marfo, Nick Hatley and Arnold Lau.

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