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Where Maryland is seeing people move from

  • Where Maryland is seeing people move from
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    Where Maryland 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 Maryland, 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

  • Wyoming
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    Wyoming

    Migrations from Wyoming in 2016: 0
    Migrations from Wyoming in 2006: 0 (#49 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: Not applicable

  • Alaska
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    Alaska

    Migrations from Alaska in 2016: 53
    Migrations from Alaska in 2006: 183 (#44 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 71.0%

  • New Hampshire
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    New Hampshire

    Migrations from New Hampshire in 2016: 61
    Migrations from New Hampshire in 2006: 1,395 (#28 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 95.6%

  • North Dakota
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    North Dakota

    Migrations from North Dakota in 2016: 62
    Migrations from North Dakota in 2006: 48 (#48 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 29.2%

  • Montana
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    Montana

    Migrations from Montana in 2016: 65
    Migrations from Montana in 2006: 179 (#45 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 63.7%

  • Idaho
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    Idaho

    Migrations from Idaho in 2016: 108
    Migrations from Idaho in 2006: 222 (#42 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 51.4%

  • South Dakota
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    South Dakota

    Migrations from South Dakota in 2016: 198
    Migrations from South Dakota in 2006: 0 (#49 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: Not applicable

  • Maine
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    Maine

    Migrations from Maine in 2016: 281
    Migrations from Maine in 2006: 477 (#38 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 41.1%

  • Iowa
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    Iowa

    Migrations from Iowa in 2016: 326
    Migrations from Iowa in 2006: 283 (#41 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 15.2%

  • Vermont
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    Vermont

    Migrations from Vermont in 2016: 347
    Migrations from Vermont in 2006: 643 (#35 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 46.0%

  • Arkansas
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    Arkansas

    Migrations from Arkansas in 2016: 349
    Migrations from Arkansas in 2006: 116 (#46 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 200.9%

  • Oklahoma
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    Oklahoma

    Migrations from Oklahoma in 2016: 382
    Migrations from Oklahoma in 2006: 305 (#40 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 25.2%

  • Utah
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    Utah

    Migrations from Utah in 2016: 387
    Migrations from Utah in 2006: 1,554 (#24 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 75.1%

  • Louisiana
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    Louisiana

    Migrations from Louisiana in 2016: 406
    Migrations from Louisiana in 2006: 3,975 (#13 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 89.8%

  • Nebraska
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    Nebraska

    Migrations from Nebraska in 2016: 427
    Migrations from Nebraska in 2006: 114 (#47 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 274.6%

  • Indiana
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    Indiana

    Migrations from Indiana in 2016: 468
    Migrations from Indiana in 2006: 1,206 (#29 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 61.2%

  • Nevada
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    Nevada

    Migrations from Nevada in 2016: 512
    Migrations from Nevada in 2006: 1,605 (#23 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 68.1%

  • Missouri
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    Missouri

    Migrations from Missouri in 2016: 515
    Migrations from Missouri in 2006: 1,707 (#21 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 69.8%

  • Oregon
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    Oregon

    Migrations from Oregon in 2016: 522
    Migrations from Oregon in 2006: 829 (#33 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 37.0%

  • Kansas
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    Kansas

    Migrations from Kansas in 2016: 655
    Migrations from Kansas in 2006: 189 (#43 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 246.6%

  • Minnesota
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    Minnesota

    Migrations from Minnesota in 2016: 661
    Migrations from Minnesota in 2006: 574 (#37 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 15.2%

  • Kentucky
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    Kentucky

    Migrations from Kentucky in 2016: 701
    Migrations from Kentucky in 2006: 1,167 (#30 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 39.9%

  • Connecticut
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    Connecticut

    Migrations from Connecticut in 2016: 707
    Migrations from Connecticut in 2006: 3,683 (#15 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 80.8%

  • Wisconsin
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    Wisconsin

    Migrations from Wisconsin in 2016: 723
    Migrations from Wisconsin in 2006: 621 (#36 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 16.4%

  • Rhode Island
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    Rhode Island

    Migrations from Rhode Island in 2016: 928
    Migrations from Rhode Island in 2006: 1,092 (#31 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 15.0%

  • Arizona
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    Arizona

    Migrations from Arizona in 2016: 940
    Migrations from Arizona in 2006: 1,504 (#25 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 37.5%

  • Illinois
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    Illinois

    Migrations from Illinois in 2016: 1,193
    Migrations from Illinois in 2006: 2,655 (#19 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 55.1%

  • Alabama
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    Alabama

    Migrations from Alabama in 2016: 1,241
    Migrations from Alabama in 2006: 1,486 (#26 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 16.5%

  • Mississippi
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    Mississippi

    Migrations from Mississippi in 2016: 1,246
    Migrations from Mississippi in 2006: 1,417 (#27 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 12.1%

  • New Mexico
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    New Mexico

    Migrations from New Mexico in 2016: 1,416
    Migrations from New Mexico in 2006: 366 (#39 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 286.9%

  • Hawaii
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    Hawaii

    Migrations from Hawaii in 2016: 1,595
    Migrations from Hawaii in 2006: 1,627 (#22 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 2.0%

  • South Carolina
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    South Carolina

    Migrations from South Carolina in 2016: 1,651
    Migrations from South Carolina in 2006: 4,113 (#12 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 59.9%

  • Michigan
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    Michigan

    Migrations from Michigan in 2016: 2,149
    Migrations from Michigan in 2006: 3,159 (#17 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 32.0%

  • Washington
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    Washington

    Migrations from Washington in 2016: 2,176
    Migrations from Washington in 2006: 937 (#32 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 132.2%

  • Colorado
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    Colorado

    Migrations from Colorado in 2016: 2,210
    Migrations from Colorado in 2006: 1,913 (#20 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 15.5%

  • Tennessee
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    Tennessee

    Migrations from Tennessee in 2016: 2,288
    Migrations from Tennessee in 2006: 808 (#34 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 183.2%

  • Massachusetts
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    Massachusetts

    Migrations from Massachusetts in 2016: 2,559
    Migrations from Massachusetts in 2006: 3,214 (#16 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 20.4%

  • Ohio
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    Ohio

    Migrations from Ohio in 2016: 4,295
    Migrations from Ohio in 2006: 4,245 (#11 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 1.2%

  • West Virginia
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    West Virginia

    Migrations from West Virginia in 2016: 4,744
    Migrations from West Virginia in 2006: 2,719 (#18 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 74.5%

  • Texas
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    Texas

    Migrations from Texas in 2016: 5,229
    Migrations from Texas in 2006: 10,054 (#6 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 48.0%

  • Delaware
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    Delaware

    Migrations from Delaware in 2016: 5,674
    Migrations from Delaware in 2006: 4,622 (#10 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 22.8%

  • California
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    California

    Migrations from California in 2016: 6,348
    Migrations from California in 2006: 10,194 (#5 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 37.7%

  • Georgia
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    Georgia

    Migrations from Georgia in 2016: 6,942
    Migrations from Georgia in 2006: 3,797 (#14 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 82.8%

  • New Jersey
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    New Jersey

    Migrations from New Jersey in 2016: 7,411
    Migrations from New Jersey in 2006: 8,935 (#7 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 17.1%

  • North Carolina
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    North Carolina

    Migrations from North Carolina in 2016: 7,845
    Migrations from North Carolina in 2006: 7,270 (#9 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 7.9%

  • Florida
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    Florida

    Migrations from Florida in 2016: 10,887
    Migrations from Florida in 2006: 7,965 (#8 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 36.7%

  • New York
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    New York

    Migrations from New York in 2016: 11,622
    Migrations from New York in 2006: 15,819 (#3 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 26.5%

  • Pennsylvania
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    Pennsylvania

    Migrations from Pennsylvania in 2016: 13,462
    Migrations from Pennsylvania in 2006: 14,470 (#4 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 7.0%

  • Washington D.C.
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    Washington D.C.

    Migrations from Washington D.C. in 2016: 19,754
    Migrations from Washington D.C. in 2006: 22,286 (#2 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 11.4%

  • Virginia
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    Virginia

    Migrations from Virginia in 2016: 23,926
    Migrations from Virginia in 2006: 22,977 (#1 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 4.1%

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