Moving out: NJ tops list of Most Moved from States in 2020 for 3rd consecutive year

New Jersey, for the third consecutive year, has topped the list of Most Moved from States in 2020.

News 12 Staff

Jan 4, 2021, 8:13 PM

Updated 1,295 days ago

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New Jersey, for the third consecutive year, has topped the list of Most Moved from States in 2020.
According to the 2020 National Migration Study by United Van Lines, in 2020, more residents were moving out of the Garden State than into the state, as 70% of moves were outbound.
The study also revealed the COVID-19 pandemic factored into and accelerated many decisions to move.
The top outbound states for 2020 were:
1.         New Jersey
2.         New York
3.         Illinois 
4.         Connecticut
5.         California
6.         Kansas
7.         North Dakota
8.         Massachusetts
9.         Ohio
10.       Maryland
More than 60% of all moves within the Northeast United States were outbound moves.
The 44th annual study bases destination ranking off the percentage of inbound and outbound state moves compared to overall state moves.


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