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Where Illinois is seeing people move from

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Where Illinois is seeing people move from

Each year, an average of about 35.5 million Americans pack up and switch homes. While most people who move stay in the same counties they lived in the year prior, there are still roughly 6 million people who decide to cross state lines for their next place of residence. According to statistics from Forbes, the top states that are seeing more people moving in than out include Idaho, Oregon, and Nevada.

To get a sense of which states migrate most heavily to Illinois, Stacker analyzed 2006 and 2016 state-to-state migration flow statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. The data is taken from the American Community Survey conducted for both years and shows estimated migration flows all over the United States.

Whether it’s to find a better house or apartment, transfer closer to a new job, or to start a family, Americans have several reasons to change their surrounding environments. Read on to find out who will be likely to join your neighborhood soon.

RELATED: Where people in every state are moving to

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Maine

Migrations from Maine in 2016: 180
Migrations from Maine in 2006: 308 (#47 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 41.6%

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IIP Photo Archive // Flickr

Delaware

Migrations from Delaware in 2016: 205
Migrations from Delaware in 2006: 460 (#43 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 55.4%

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Colin.faulkingham // Wikimedia Commons

Wyoming

Migrations from Wyoming in 2016: 271
Migrations from Wyoming in 2006: 37 (#50 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 632.4%

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Daniel Mayer // Wikimedia Commons

New Mexico

Migrations from New Mexico in 2016: 309
Migrations from New Mexico in 2006: 865 (#39 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 64.3%

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Rhode Island

Migrations from Rhode Island in 2016: 358
Migrations from Rhode Island in 2006: 423 (#44 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 15.4%

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North Dakota

Migrations from North Dakota in 2016: 372
Migrations from North Dakota in 2006: 324 (#46 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 14.8%

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South Dakota

Migrations from South Dakota in 2016: 447
Migrations from South Dakota in 2006: 372 (#45 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 20.2%

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Montana

Migrations from Montana in 2016: 530
Migrations from Montana in 2006: 265 (#49 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 100.0%

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Alaska

Migrations from Alaska in 2016: 578
Migrations from Alaska in 2006: 1,742 (#32 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 66.8%

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Hawaii

Migrations from Hawaii in 2016: 627
Migrations from Hawaii in 2006: 1,609 (#35 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 61.0%

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MotoWebMistress // Flickr

Idaho

Migrations from Idaho in 2016: 724
Migrations from Idaho in 2006: 2,069 (#31 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 65.0%

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Oklahoma

Migrations from Oklahoma in 2016: 732
Migrations from Oklahoma in 2006: 1,104 (#38 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 33.7%

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New Hampshire

Migrations from New Hampshire in 2016: 741
Migrations from New Hampshire in 2006: 297 (#48 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 149.5%

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West Virginia

Migrations from West Virginia in 2016: 880
Migrations from West Virginia in 2006: 637 (#41 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 38.1%

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Vermont

Migrations from Vermont in 2016: 919
Migrations from Vermont in 2006: 546 (#42 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 68.3%

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South Carolina

Migrations from South Carolina in 2016: 954
Migrations from South Carolina in 2006: 2,620 (#26 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 63.6%

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Oregon

Migrations from Oregon in 2016: 1,025
Migrations from Oregon in 2006: 1,709 (#33 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 40.0%

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Washington D.C.

Migrations from Washington D.C. in 2016: 1,083
Migrations from Washington D.C. in 2006: 1,596 (#36 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 32.1%

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Utah

Migrations from Utah in 2016: 1,211
Migrations from Utah in 2006: 723 (#40 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 67.5%

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Nebraska

Migrations from Nebraska in 2016: 1,214
Migrations from Nebraska in 2006: 1,624 (#34 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 25.2%

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Louisiana

Migrations from Louisiana in 2016: 1,219
Migrations from Louisiana in 2006: 2,956 (#23 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 58.8%

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Arkansas

Migrations from Arkansas in 2016: 1,288
Migrations from Arkansas in 2006: 2,309 (#29 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 44.2%

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Connecticut

Migrations from Connecticut in 2016: 1,297
Migrations from Connecticut in 2006: 2,771 (#25 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 53.2%

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Samartur // Wikimedia Commons

Nevada

Migrations from Nevada in 2016: 1,476
Migrations from Nevada in 2006: 2,075 (#30 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 28.9%

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Mississippi

Migrations from Mississippi in 2016: 1,608
Migrations from Mississippi in 2006: 2,390 (#27 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 32.7%

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Jsfouche // Wikimedia Commons

Alabama

Migrations from Alabama in 2016: 2,022
Migrations from Alabama in 2006: 1,286 (#37 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 57.2%

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Maryland

Migrations from Maryland in 2016: 2,140
Migrations from Maryland in 2006: 2,936 (#24 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 27.1%

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Kansas

Migrations from Kansas in 2016: 2,683
Migrations from Kansas in 2006: 3,225 (#21 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 16.8%

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New Jersey

Migrations from New Jersey in 2016: 2,733
Migrations from New Jersey in 2006: 3,058 (#22 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 10.6%

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Colorado

Migrations from Colorado in 2016: 3,257
Migrations from Colorado in 2006: 5,901 (#13 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 44.8%

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Minnesota

Migrations from Minnesota in 2016: 3,566
Migrations from Minnesota in 2006: 5,186 (#15 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 31.2%

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Washington

Migrations from Washington in 2016: 3,628
Migrations from Washington in 2006: 5,358 (#14 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 32.3%

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Massachusetts

Migrations from Massachusetts in 2016: 3,651
Migrations from Massachusetts in 2006: 2,317 (#28 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 57.6%

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Kentucky

Migrations from Kentucky in 2016: 3,791
Migrations from Kentucky in 2006: 4,288 (#18 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 11.6%

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Pennsylvania

Migrations from Pennsylvania in 2016: 3,809
Migrations from Pennsylvania in 2006: 4,369 (#17 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 12.8%

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North Carolina

Migrations from North Carolina in 2016: 4,379
Migrations from North Carolina in 2006: 4,031 (#19 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 8.6%

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Arizona

Migrations from Arizona in 2016: 5,251
Migrations from Arizona in 2006: 5,924 (#12 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 11.4%

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Georgia

Migrations from Georgia in 2016: 6,739
Migrations from Georgia in 2006: 3,854 (#20 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 74.9%

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Tennessee

Migrations from Tennessee in 2016: 6,928
Migrations from Tennessee in 2006: 5,164 (#16 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 34.2%

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Jaknouse // Wikimedia Commons

Ohio

Migrations from Ohio in 2016: 7,260
Migrations from Ohio in 2006: 7,612 (#8 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 4.6%

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New York

Migrations from New York in 2016: 7,566
Migrations from New York in 2006: 7,523 (#10 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 0.6%

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Virginia

Migrations from Virginia in 2016: 7,822
Migrations from Virginia in 2006: 6,401 (#11 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 22.2%

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Yinan Chen // Wikimedia Commons

Michigan

Migrations from Michigan in 2016: 8,176
Migrations from Michigan in 2006: 14,740 (#6 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 44.5%

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Iowa

Migrations from Iowa in 2016: 9,541
Migrations from Iowa in 2006: 7,544 (#9 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 26.5%

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CityofStPete // Flickr

Florida

Migrations from Florida in 2016: 13,021
Migrations from Florida in 2006: 17,271 (#3 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 24.6%

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Yinan Chen // Flickr

Texas

Migrations from Texas in 2016: 13,290
Migrations from Texas in 2006: 14,431 (#7 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 7.9%

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California

Migrations from California in 2016: 15,163
Migrations from California in 2006: 15,322 (#5 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 1.0%

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Indiana

Migrations from Indiana in 2016: 15,203
Migrations from Indiana in 2006: 20,749 (#1 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 26.7%

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Jeremy Thompson // Flickr

Wisconsin

Migrations from Wisconsin in 2016: 15,595
Migrations from Wisconsin in 2006: 16,802 (#4 among all states)
Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 7.2%

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