This is according to a survey of more than 3,000
"With political signs lining the front yards of homes across America, house hunters can't escape the political views of their prospective neighbors," said Redfin chief economist
An October Redfin analysis found that more people moved from blue (Democratic-leaning) to red (Republican-leaning) counties than from red to blue counties in the spring, as families seeking affordability and space fled politically liberal areas.
When broken down by who respondents intend to vote for in the 2020 U.S. presidential election,
More than a quarter of Americans are hesitant to move to a place where they'd be in the racial, ethnic or religious minority
A smaller share of survey respondents—28%—said they would be hesitant to move to a place where most people are of a different race, ethnicity or religion. That's up from 20% in June.
When broken down by who respondents intend to vote for, Trump voters were most likely to express skepticism about relocating to an area where a majority of people look or pray differently. More than a third (36%) of survey participants who indicated that they plan to vote for
When broken down by race, 29% of white respondents said they would be hesitant to move to a place where most residents are of a different race, ethnicity or religion. That compares with 26% of both Black and Hispanic respondents, and 23% of Asian participants, though the differences between races were not statistically significant.
To view the full report, including charts and methodology, please visit: https://www.redfin.com/news/moving-political-racial-diversity-survey/.
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