Archive for the ‘Migration – State-to-state’ Category

Northeast states continue to experience a “moving deficit”…

January 19, 2018

Each year, United Van Lines reports a tally of moves into and out of states,

If a state has more outbound moves than inbound moves, it has a “moving deficit.

The headline for 2017 is no surprise:

Illinois and New Jersey lead the pack with with 63% outbound, followed by  New York (61%), Connecticut (57%) and Massachusetts (56%).


Now, what do those states have in common?

Besides cold weather, they’re states with very high state and local taxes.

So, it’s no surprise that folks are heading for the exits.

And, the data is for 2017.

Imagine what the migration pattern will look like in 2018 now that the SALT deduction has been largely eliminated.


P.S. Only surprise to me is that California is able to to stay put in the “neutral” column … could be the warm weather and scenic views … but, gotta wonder where all the inbounds are coming from.

Hmmm …



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On the move: “We’re outta here” …

January 12, 2016

Each year, United Van LinesUnited Van Lines published a report indicating the number of net moves made into and out of states.

Here’s the summary …



And, here are the details re: states with the highest outflows and inflows …