Nevada has been ranked as one of the top states in North America for its net migration pattern according to Atlas Van Lines, one of the nations’ largest shipping agents for household goods.
Atlas Van Lines new interstate migrations report looked at data from 71,092 Interstate and Cross-Border Household Goods Relocations from January 1, 2018 through December 15, 2018.
According to Jack Griffin, Chairman and CEO of Atlas World Group it is integral for not only the moving industry, but also our nation, to track domestic and international migration patterns to better understand why and where individuals are relocating. “These tangible insights for people, companies and industries can serve as important factors in influencing business and personal growth.”
The 10 U.S. states with the highest percentage of inbound moves and outbound moves are included in order below, with Nevada ranking as the study’s inbound leader for the first time ever. While West Virginia has classified as outbound since 2014, the state had the highest percentage of outbound moves in 2018. This is also the first time West Virginia has registered as the study’s outbound leader.
- Nevada (67.8 percent)
- Idaho (66.2 percent)
- North Carolina (62.6 percent)
- New Hampshire (57.3 percent)
- Tennessee (57.2 percent)
- Oregon (57.1 percent)
- Washington (57.0 percent)
- Alabama (56.5 percent)
- New Mexico (56.0 percent)
- Washington D.C. (55.7 percent)
- West Virginia (61.7 percent)
- Wyoming (61.4 percent)
- Illinois (61.2 percent)
- New York (61.0 percent)
- Connecticut (59.9 percent)
- Louisiana (58.2 percent)
- Nebraska (58.1 percent)
- Kansas (57.4 percent)
- South Dakota (56.9 percent)
- New Jersey (56.7 percent)
To read the full report click on the following link: 2018 Atlas Migrations Patterns Study
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