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But Marshall is, in fact, one of thousands of millennials moving to the lotus land despite high housing prices. Chi Hsi at her Langley home. Some demographers are using Statistics Canada data to show that, contrary to popular belief, the number of millennials is, in fact, increasing in Metro Vancouver.
Marshall, a zoology professor, grew up in the Kitchener-Waterloo area and lived in Vancouver for three years after she completed her PhD at the University of Western Ontario in Article Continued Below But she missed the Canadian waterfront city known for its wildly unaffordable housing prices.
Nathanael Lauster, an associate professor of sociology at UBC, has been keeping track. From tomigrants made up about 13 per cent of the population growth in the to age group in Metro Vancouver, according to census data. For people ages 18 to 22, that figure rises to about 15 per cent.
This is not new, Lauster added. Vancouver has been a gateway city for immigrants for decades. Locally conducted polls often reflect this tension. For instance, six in 10 young British Columbians are seriously considering moving to areas where home ownership is less costly, according to an Insights West poll conducted in April.
But the polls are only talking to people who are already here. Are we seeing the rise of Vancouver as this luxury resort community where only wealthy people can live? After all, living in multi-family buildings is commonplace in many cities around the world.
But some opt to leave. Software programmer Chi Hsi grew up in a single detached house in Killarney, a neighbourhood in East Vancouver. They looked in Vancouver and the nearby suburbs: Burnaby, Coquitlam and even Port Coquitlam.
Lauster acknowledged the city needs to be more welcoming to everyone, both longtime locals and newcomers.
Last fall, they ended up buying a three-bedroom house outside of the city, in Langley. Hsi spends three hours a day commuting to and from work, but to her, the trade-off is worth it.
How could they even raise a family here? Many of her friends have decided to sacrifice square footage in order to stay closer to their childhood home.
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