Determinants of Residential Location Decisions among the Pre-Elderly in Central Ohio

Authors

  • Hazel A. Morrow-Jones The Ohio State University
  • Moon Jeong Kim The Ohio State University

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5198/jtlu.v2i1.84

Keywords:

Residential Location Decision, Pre-Elderly

Abstract

This paper examines the differences and similarities in residential movement patterns and motivations between young households (under 50), pre-elderly households (50 through 64) and elderly households (65 and over). We use deed transfer records and a survey of home owners who moved between late 2004 and early 2006 in Franklin County, the central county of the Columbus, Ohio metropolitan area. The patterns are mapped and the motivations and household characteristics are explored through descriptive analysis and discriminant analysis. Most expectations are supported and the pre-elderly are seen to be a distinct group with some similarities to each of the other two age cohorts, but also some unique characteristics and interests.

Author Biographies

Hazel A. Morrow-Jones, The Ohio State University

Dr. Hazel A. Morrow-Jones is a Professor of City & Regional Planning and Associate Dean for Graduate and Professional Education at The Ohio State University.

Moon Jeong Kim, The Ohio State University

Moon Jeong Kim is a Phd Candiate in the Department of City and Regional Planning at The Ohio State University.

Published

2009-03-27

How to Cite

Morrow-Jones, H. A., & Kim, M. J. (2009). Determinants of Residential Location Decisions among the Pre-Elderly in Central Ohio. Journal of Transport and Land Use, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.5198/jtlu.v2i1.84

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