Since 1977, United Van Lines annually tracks migration patterns on a state-by-state basis. This year’s survey results indicated 32.5% of Americans moved for a new job or job transfer 31.8% of Americans who moved did so in order to be closer to family. California had 59.3% outbound and 40.7% inbound. The survey indicated that for inbound moves most (47.59%) were done for a new job or transfer and for outbound most (34.98%) were to be closer to family.
Top Inbound States:
Vermont, South Dakota, South Carolina, West Virginia, Florida, Alabama, Tennessee, Oregon, Idaho and Rhode Island.
Top Outbound States:
New Jersey, Illinois, New York, Connecticut, California, Michigan, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Ohio and Nebraska