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Top 10 U.S. Places For Inbound Moves – DC, MD, VA

January 17, 2012  |  by Debbie

Where are Americans moving to? Read the original Atlas Van Lines 2011 Annual Migration Patterns Report here.

moving dayOnly Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and seven other states were categorized as “inbound” by Atlas Van Lines for receiving a net influx (over 55%) of inbound moves in 2011.  

Atlas Van Lines reviews data on the origins and destinations of interstate moves and puts out its annual migration patterns report every January. The 2011 Migration Patterns study results provide a snapshot of relocation patterns, showing an overall increase in the number of moves over last year in the Mid-Atlantic area.  

For the sixth year in a row, Washington, D.C. had the highest percentage of inbound Atlas shipments compared to any other location in the country with 69% of its 856 Atlas shipments being inbound moves. Maryland at  58% and Virginia at 56% were also in the Top 10 places for inbound moves.

View the full report to see the historical trends for these states as well as how other areas of the country compared to the Mid-Atlantic region.


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4 responses to “Top 10 U.S. Places For Inbound Moves – DC, MD, VA”

  1. Karen Donaldson says:

    This is great news for real estate agents in Maryland! Yeah!

  2. suzanne Valentin says:

    glad to see we are still on top!

  3. karen donaldson says:

    I would like to know the percentage of families moving themselves/ I just had a client from North Carolina move themselves and another is driving from CA as I type.

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