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Texas Sees Second Most Move-Ins/Move-Outs

According to a survey by, Texas experienced both a mass influx and exodus of residents in 2021.

The Lone Star State was the second most moved-to state last year, behind only Florida. Texas was also the second most moved-away-from state in 2021, trailing California.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 27.1 million Americans moved in 2021, about 8.4 percent, the lowest percentage of movers in decades.  The top reasons survey respondents cited for moving were family (34 percent), career (26 percent), and economic and lifestyle preferences (both 20 percent).

Other factors that contributed to American movers were lower cost of living (45 percent), to live somewhere with a better culture (43 percent), political reasons (39 percent), climate change (38 percent), and to lower taxes (37 percent).

Click to read full article: State of Moving in 2021: Moving Trends and the Lasting Effects of COVID-19 (, 1-25-22)


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