Data: Increase in millennials moving to Hampton Roads

Virginia Beach Oceanfront 5th Street stage for the American Music Festival. August 31, 2016. (Chopper 10 Photo)

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Time Magazine just published an article about the 25 cities where millennials are moving, and Hampton Roads got the top spot.

Richmond fell just behind Hampton Roads at the second spot.

The data from the Urban Land Institute shows a 16 percent increase in the millennial population — people between the ages of 25 and 34 — in Hampton Roads between 2010 and 2015.

In this same period of time, New York City experienced a 2.5 percent increase in Millennial population.