Moving In: New report shows Tennessee ranks in U.S. top 10 of 'inbound movers'
A new report from household goods movers Atlas Van Lines shows Tennessee is among the top ten states with the highest percentage of inbound moves.
The company analyzed data from 72,986 cross-border relocations handled from January 1, 2017 through December 15, 2017. Tennessee ranked fourth among states with the top ten inbound moves with 60.6 percent.
The percentage reflects 2,064 inbound moves for the study period versus 1,241 'outbound' moves.
Idaho had the highest percentage of inbound movers with 65.1 percent. The state was followed by Washington (62.5), Nevada (62.4), Tennessee, Alaska (60.4), Maine (59.7), North Carolina (59.3), Oregon (57.5), Alabama (57), and New Hampshire (55.7).
Illinois saw the highest percentage of outbound moves compared to inbound moves with 62.4 percent. The state was followed by West Virginia (60.4), Nebraska (60.3), South Dakota (59.9), Hawaii (59.8), Indiana (59.7), Delaware (59.6), New York (59.2), Louisiana (57.9), and Kansas with 57.7 percent.