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Pssst, millennials...we thought we weren't the settling type. But it appears we are.

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SOUND OFF HERE|  Are you staying put? 


They say a rolling stone gathers no moss.  

But apparently, millennials have some of the green stuff growing on them, but not the kind they'd like.

According to a Pew Research Center survey,  those between the ages of 25-35 are moving to new places at a historically lower rate than earlier generations, and only 20 percent of millennials surveyed reported to only have lived at different address last year. 

We know plenty of people who've pulled up stakes to find a job --or just wanted a new view.  So this had us scratching our heads. Do you agree or disagree that millennials are actually less mobile than earlier generations?  What are you seeing in your world?   Send us a video  telling us.

So, what's the deal?

The study suggests that a bad labor market may be the reason.  Millennials, hit hard by the recession, have less incentive to move for that high paying job if they can't find them.  

But the ironic thing is that the life stuff that keeps millennials in one place, like owning a house or having a child, aren't even a factor in laying down roots.  Millennials are renting rather than buying, get married less and having fewer children, Pew notes.

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