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 …
First, the top net outbound states for 2015 were:
- New Jersey
- New York
- West Virginia
For the top-most states, the common thread are (very) high state& local taxes.
Political note: Not good campaign news for Govs. Christie (#1) and Kasich (#5)
And, the top 10 net inbound states:
The top inbound states of 2015 were:
- South Carolina
- North Carolina
- District of Columbia
United says that that the driving forces are (1) Jobs (2) Housing & living costs … and, oh yeah, (3) State & local taxes.
Note the northern states: Oregon, Vermont and Washington … folks positioning for global warming?