WORLD Oregon becomes 2nd most popular destination of inbound US relocated families in 2019: study

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Oregon becomes 2nd most popular destination of inbound US relocated families in 2019: study

Xinhua

09:39, January 05, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. state of Oregon was the second most popular moving destination across the United States in 2019, with more than 2,800 total moves, according to a study released recently.

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Oregon witnessed 65.7 percent of inbound U.S. families relocated from other states, following Idaho which had the highest percentage of inbound migration, said the 2019 National Movers Study released on Thursday by United Van Lines, a U.S. moving and relocation company that tracks state-to-state migration patterns.

Other top five states with the highest percentage of inbound migration were Arizona, South Carolina, and Washington.

Top five outbound states for 2019 included New Jersey, Illinois, New York, Connecticut, and Kansas.

California ranked seventh among the top outbound states in 2019, with about 43.1 percent of residents moving out of the state for reasons of a new job or company transfer, said the study.

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