Illinois Ranks As The No.1 Moved Out Of State In 2017.

According to the 2017 National Movers Study by United Van Lines, more residents moved out of Illinois than into Illinois, with 63 percent of moves being outbound.

In 2017, Illinois moved up one spot on the outbound list to No. 1, ranking in the top five for the past nine years.

Moving Out: 

The top 10 outbound moving states of 2017 were:
1. Illinois
2. New Jersey
3. New York
4. Connecticut
5. Kansas
6. Massachusetts
7. Ohio
8. Kentucky
9. Utah
10. Wisconsin

The study found that the Midwest continues to see more residents leaving than moving in, whereas the Mountain West and South regions saw more residents moving in than out.

Moving In:

The top inbound moving states of 2017 were:
1. Vermont
2. Oregon
3. Idaho
4. Nevada
5. South Dakota
6. Washington
7. South Carolina
8. North Carolina
9. Colorado
10. Alabama

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