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Once again, Illinois outbound migration in 2015 among nation’s highest

Kevin HoffmanReboot Illinois

Jan 05, 2016

Déjà vu: Illinois outbound migration third highest in the U.S.

United Van Lines recently released its annual “National Movers Study,” and once again, Illinois has one of the highest percentages of outbound domestic moves in the nation.

Illinois remained at the No. 3 spot in 2015 with an outbound move percentage of 63.2 percent, marking the seventh straight year it has been ranked among United Van Lines’ Top 5 states of people moving out. Only New Jersey and New York fared worse, at 66.6 percent and 64.6 percent, respectively.

*Map is interactive

The survey cites retiring baby boomers seeking warmer climates…

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