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Where Illinois is seeing people move from

  • 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

  • Maine
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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%

  • Delaware
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    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%

  • Wyoming
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    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%

  • New Mexico
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    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%

  • Rhode Island
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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%

  • North Dakota
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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%

  • South Dakota
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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%

  • Montana
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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%

  • Alaska
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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%

  • Hawaii
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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%

  • Idaho
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    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%

  • Oklahoma
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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%

  • New Hampshire
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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%

  • West Virginia
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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%

  • Vermont
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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%

  • South Carolina
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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%

  • Oregon
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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%

  • Washington D.C.
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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%

  • Utah
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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%

  • Nebraska
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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%

  • Louisiana
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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%

  • Arkansas
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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%

  • Connecticut
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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%

  • Nevada
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    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%

  • Mississippi
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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%

  • Alabama
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    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%

  • Maryland
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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%

  • Kansas
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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%

  • New Jersey
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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%

  • Colorado
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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%

  • Minnesota
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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%

  • Washington
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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%

  • Massachusetts
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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%

  • Kentucky
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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%

  • Pennsylvania
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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%

  • North Carolina
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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%

  • Arizona
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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%

  • Georgia
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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%

  • Tennessee
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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%

  • Ohio
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    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%

  • New York
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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%

  • Virginia
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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%

  • Michigan
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    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%

  • Iowa
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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%

  • Florida
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    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%

  • Texas
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    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%

  • California
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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%

  • Indiana
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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%

  • Wisconsin
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    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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