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Where Texas is seeing people move from

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

  • Vermont
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    Vermont

    Migrations from Vermont in 2016: 252
    Migrations from Vermont in 2006: 120 (#50 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 110.0%

  • Wyoming
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    Wyoming

    Migrations from Wyoming in 2016: 732
    Migrations from Wyoming in 2006: 2,700 (#39 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 72.9%

  • South Dakota
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    South Dakota

    Migrations from South Dakota in 2016: 860
    Migrations from South Dakota in 2006: 2,421 (#40 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 64.5%

  • West Virginia
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    West Virginia

    Migrations from West Virginia in 2016: 915
    Migrations from West Virginia in 2006: 1,428 (#43 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 35.9%

  • Rhode Island
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    Rhode Island

    Migrations from Rhode Island in 2016: 1,361
    Migrations from Rhode Island in 2006: 303 (#48 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 349.2%

  • New Hampshire
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    New Hampshire

    Migrations from New Hampshire in 2016: 1,542
    Migrations from New Hampshire in 2006: 1,308 (#44 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 17.9%

  • Maine
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    Maine

    Migrations from Maine in 2016: 1,544
    Migrations from Maine in 2006: 355 (#47 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 334.9%

  • Washington D.C.
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    Washington D.C.

    Migrations from Washington D.C. in 2016: 1,624
    Migrations from Washington D.C. in 2006: 1,009 (#45 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 61.0%

  • Connecticut
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    Connecticut

    Migrations from Connecticut in 2016: 1,834
    Migrations from Connecticut in 2006: 2,884 (#38 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 36.4%

  • Montana
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    Montana

    Migrations from Montana in 2016: 1,974
    Migrations from Montana in 2006: 1,564 (#42 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 26.2%

  • Delaware
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    Delaware

    Migrations from Delaware in 2016: 2,012
    Migrations from Delaware in 2006: 223 (#49 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 802.2%

  • North Dakota
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    North Dakota

    Migrations from North Dakota in 2016: 2,026
    Migrations from North Dakota in 2006: 551 (#46 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 267.7%

  • Alaska
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    Alaska

    Migrations from Alaska in 2016: 2,257
    Migrations from Alaska in 2006: 4,910 (#32 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 54.0%

  • Idaho
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    Idaho

    Migrations from Idaho in 2016: 2,668
    Migrations from Idaho in 2006: 2,055 (#41 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 29.8%

  • Hawaii
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    Hawaii

    Migrations from Hawaii in 2016: 3,630
    Migrations from Hawaii in 2006: 8,183 (#24 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 55.6%

  • Oregon
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    Oregon

    Migrations from Oregon in 2016: 3,704
    Migrations from Oregon in 2006: 3,523 (#36 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 5.1%

  • Wisconsin
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    Wisconsin

    Migrations from Wisconsin in 2016: 4,927
    Migrations from Wisconsin in 2006: 4,121 (#33 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 19.6%

  • Massachusetts
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    Massachusetts

    Migrations from Massachusetts in 2016: 5,636
    Migrations from Massachusetts in 2006: 5,868 (#28 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 4.0%

  • Nebraska
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    Nebraska

    Migrations from Nebraska in 2016: 6,201
    Migrations from Nebraska in 2006: 3,558 (#35 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 74.3%

  • Nevada
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    Nevada

    Migrations from Nevada in 2016: 6,499
    Migrations from Nevada in 2006: 5,724 (#29 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 13.5%

  • Iowa
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    Iowa

    Migrations from Iowa in 2016: 6,600
    Migrations from Iowa in 2006: 3,635 (#34 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 81.6%

  • Minnesota
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    Minnesota

    Migrations from Minnesota in 2016: 6,795
    Migrations from Minnesota in 2006: 11,371 (#19 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 40.2%

  • Alabama
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    Alabama

    Migrations from Alabama in 2016: 6,915
    Migrations from Alabama in 2006: 8,736 (#23 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 20.8%

  • Kentucky
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    Kentucky

    Migrations from Kentucky in 2016: 7,090
    Migrations from Kentucky in 2006: 5,460 (#31 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 29.9%

  • Maryland
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    Maryland

    Migrations from Maryland in 2016: 7,112
    Migrations from Maryland in 2006: 7,915 (#25 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 10.1%

  • South Carolina
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    South Carolina

    Migrations from South Carolina in 2016: 7,969
    Migrations from South Carolina in 2006: 6,777 (#27 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 17.6%

  • New Jersey
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    New Jersey

    Migrations from New Jersey in 2016: 8,723
    Migrations from New Jersey in 2006: 12,099 (#17 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 27.9%

  • Mississippi
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    Mississippi

    Migrations from Mississippi in 2016: 8,825
    Migrations from Mississippi in 2006: 12,692 (#14 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 30.5%

  • Utah
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    Utah

    Migrations from Utah in 2016: 9,082
    Migrations from Utah in 2006: 3,439 (#37 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 164.1%

  • Ohio
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    Ohio

    Migrations from Ohio in 2016: 9,363
    Migrations from Ohio in 2006: 14,269 (#13 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 34.4%

  • Michigan
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    Michigan

    Migrations from Michigan in 2016: 10,036
    Migrations from Michigan in 2006: 9,942 (#22 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 0.9%

  • Indiana
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    Indiana

    Migrations from Indiana in 2016: 10,084
    Migrations from Indiana in 2006: 12,553 (#15 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 19.7%

  • Kansas
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    Kansas

    Migrations from Kansas in 2016: 10,670
    Migrations from Kansas in 2006: 11,043 (#20 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 3.4%

  • Pennsylvania
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    Pennsylvania

    Migrations from Pennsylvania in 2016: 11,769
    Migrations from Pennsylvania in 2006: 5,615 (#30 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 109.6%

  • Arkansas
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    Arkansas

    Migrations from Arkansas in 2016: 11,986
    Migrations from Arkansas in 2006: 14,725 (#12 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 18.6%

  • North Carolina
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    North Carolina

    Migrations from North Carolina in 2016: 12,463
    Migrations from North Carolina in 2006: 12,326 (#16 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 1.1%

  • New Mexico
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    New Mexico

    Migrations from New Mexico in 2016: 13,041
    Migrations from New Mexico in 2006: 14,989 (#11 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 13.0%

  • Missouri
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    Missouri

    Migrations from Missouri in 2016: 13,946
    Migrations from Missouri in 2006: 11,501 (#18 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 21.3%

  • Washington
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    Washington

    Migrations from Washington in 2016: 14,335
    Migrations from Washington in 2006: 10,857 (#21 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 32.0%

  • Tennessee
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    Tennessee

    Migrations from Tennessee in 2016: 15,565
    Migrations from Tennessee in 2006: 7,222 (#26 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 115.5%

  • Georgia
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    Georgia

    Migrations from Georgia in 2016: 16,174
    Migrations from Georgia in 2006: 16,629 (#10 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 2.7%

  • New York
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    New York

    Migrations from New York in 2016: 18,209
    Migrations from New York in 2006: 20,436 (#6 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 10.9%

  • Virginia
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    Virginia

    Migrations from Virginia in 2016: 19,660
    Migrations from Virginia in 2006: 16,676 (#9 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 17.9%

  • Arizona
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    Arizona

    Migrations from Arizona in 2016: 20,322
    Migrations from Arizona in 2006: 18,641 (#8 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 9.0%

  • Colorado
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    Colorado

    Migrations from Colorado in 2016: 21,596
    Migrations from Colorado in 2006: 18,848 (#7 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 14.6%

  • Illinois
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    Illinois

    Migrations from Illinois in 2016: 21,848
    Migrations from Illinois in 2006: 24,132 (#5 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 9.5%

  • Louisiana
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    Louisiana

    Migrations from Louisiana in 2016: 27,998
    Migrations from Louisiana in 2006: 118,552 (#1 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 76.4%

  • Oklahoma
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    Oklahoma

    Migrations from Oklahoma in 2016: 30,532
    Migrations from Oklahoma in 2006: 27,363 (#4 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: up 11.6%

  • Florida
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    Florida

    Migrations from Florida in 2016: 31,145
    Migrations from Florida in 2006: 39,872 (#3 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 21.9%

  • California
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    California

    Migrations from California in 2016: 69,945
    Migrations from California in 2006: 81,572 (#2 among all states)
    Change in migrations 2006-2016: down 14.3%

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