Mature Market Experts Stat of The Day: Seniors Prefer To Stay Put

 

Less then 3% of the age and income qualified population that can afford to move to a retirement community ever elects to do so.
Less then 3% of the age and income qualified population that can afford to move to a retirement community ever elects to do so.

Boomer / Senior / Mature Market Stat of the Day – Getting the mature market to sell or buy a house — or move to a retirement community — is not an easy business. As someone who has helped inspire a lot of seniors to move, I can tell you it’s more involved than you would think:

9 in 10 Americans ages 60 and over said they preferred to stay in the same house or county.

Source:  2006 report by AARP

Currently less than 10 percent of the people over age 60 move.

Source:  William Frey of the Brookings Institution, a nonprofit policy-research group

 

 

 

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