Tuesday, December 29, 2015

State Migration, 2010 to 2015

Americans aren't moving as much as they once did, but those who move are having a big impact on some state populations. Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia gained more domestic migrants than they lost between 2010 and 2015, while 29 states lost more than they gained. Here are the five states with the highest and lowest rates of net domestic migration during the past five years...

Highest rates of net domestic migration
1. North Dakota
2. District of Columbia
3. Colorado
4. Florida
5. South Carolina

Lowest rates of net domestic migration (losses)
1. New York
2. Illinois
3. Alaska
4. New Jersey
5. Connecticut

Source: Census Bureau, State Totals: Vintage 2015

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