For the Second Year in a Row, Oregon is America’s No. 1 Moving Destination

For the second year in a row, Oregon saw the highest percentage of inbound moves among all U.S. states in 2014.

According to United Van Lines, 66 percent of the Beaver State’s 4,121 overall moves were inbound. The Carolinas tied for second with 61 percent of its moves inbound, and Vermont came in third at 59 percent inbound. Here’s the top 5:

  1. Oregon (4,121 moves, 66% inbound)
  2. South Carolina (4,088 moves, 61% inbound)
  3. North Carolina (10,624 moves, 61% inbound)
  4. Vermont (325 moves, 59% inbound)
  5. Florida (18,811 moves, 59% inbound)

California had the highest total inbound moves, at 14,908, representing 53.2 percent of its overall 2014 moves.

United counted nearly 256,000 moves in 2014.

Meanwhile, New Jersey finished No. 1 for most out-bound moves for the third year in a row. New York was second at 64 percent, followed by Illinois at 63 percent. Top 5 outbound:

  1. New Jersey (6,172 moves, 65% outbound)
  2. New York (9,766 moves, 64% outbound)
  3. Illinois (9,913 moves, 63% outbound)
  4. North Dakota (950 moves, 61% outbound)
  5. West Virginia (672 moves, 60% outbound)

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Posted on January 18, 2015 at 6:09 pm
MJ Steen | Category: Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,

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