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Chart of the Day: Older Americans Say They’re Staying Put

Older Americans have a strong preference toward staying put, a recent Associated Press-Life Goes Strong.com study reaffirms. In surveying more than 1,400 adults, the study reports that people feel they are extremely likely or are very likely to stay at home once they reach age 66, and even for those who are 47-65, the majority say they are likely to stay in the home where they currently reside.

When asked: How likely is it that you will stay in the home you live in now throughout your whole retirement? The survey found the following.

Chart: Housing preferences by age

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Written by Elizabeth Ecker