Special Report

How Many Americans Moved the Year You Were Born

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1957-1958
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 20.3% of pop. — 7th most in 66 years (34,103,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 13.1% of pop. (22,023,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.4% of pop. (5,656,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.3% of pop. (5,584,000 total)

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1958-1959
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 19.7% of pop. — 16th most in 66 years (33,640,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 13.1% of pop. (22,315,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.2% of pop. (5,419,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.0% of pop. (5,070,000 total)

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1959-1960
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 19.9% of pop. — 13th most in 66 years (34,685,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 12.9% of pop. (22,564,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.3% of pop. (5,724,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.2% of pop. (5,523,000 total)

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1960-1961
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 20.6% of pop. — 4th most in 66 years (36,533,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 13.7% of pop. (24,289,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.1% of pop. (5,493,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.2% of pop. (5,753,000 total)

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1961-1962
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 19.6% of pop. — 17th most in 66 years (35,218,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 13.0% of pop. (23,341,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.0% of pop. (5,461,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.1% of pop. (5,562,000 total)

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1962-1963
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 20.0% of pop. — 12th most in 66 years (36,432,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 12.6% of pop. (23,059,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.1% of pop. (5,712,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.6% of pop. (6,640,000 total)

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1963-1964
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 20.1% of pop. — 11th most in 66 years (37,187,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 13.0% of pop. (24,089,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.3% of pop. (6,191,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.3% of pop. (6,047,000 total)

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1964-1965
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 20.7% of pop. — 3rd most in 66 years (38,846,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 13.4% of pop. (25,122,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.5% of pop. (6,597,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.3% of pop. (6,147,000 total)

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1965-1966
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 19.8% of pop. — 15th most in 66 years (37,586,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 12.7% of pop. (24,165,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.3% of pop. (6,275,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.3% of pop. (6,263,000 total)

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1966-1967
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 19.0% of pop. — 23rd most in 66 years (36,523,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 11.6% of pop. (22,339,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.3% of pop. (6,308,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.4% of pop. (6,553,000 total)

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