Special Report

How Many Americans Moved the Year You Were Born

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1995-1996
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 16.3% of pop. — 42nd most in 66 years (42,537,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 10.3% of pop. (26,696,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.1% of pop. (8,009,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.5% of pop. (6,471,000 total)

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1996-1997
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 16.5% of pop. — 40th most in 66 years (43,391,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 10.5% of pop. (27,740,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.0% of pop. (7,960,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.4% of pop. (6,389,000 total)

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1997-1998
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 16.0% of pop. — 44th most in 66 years (42,507,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 10.2% of pop. (27,082,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.0% of pop. (7,867,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.4% of pop. (6,355,000 total)

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1998-1999
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 15.9% of pop. — 45th most in 66 years (42,636,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 9.4% of pop. (25,268,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.1% of pop. (8,423,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.8% of pop. (7,516,000 total)

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1999-2000
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 16.1% of pop. — 43rd most in 66 years (43,388,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 9.0% of pop. (24,399,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 3.3% of pop. (8,814,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 3.1% of pop. (8,428,000 total)

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2000-2001
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 14.2% of pop. — 47th most in 66 years (39,007,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 8.0% of pop. (21,918,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.7% of pop. (7,550,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.8% of pop. (7,783,000 total)

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2001-2002
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 14.8% of pop. — 46th most in 66 years (41,111,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 8.5% of pop. (23,712,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.9% of pop. (8,066,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.8% of pop. (7,770,000 total)

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2002-2003
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 14.2% of pop. — 47th most in 66 years (40,093,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 8.3% of pop. (23,468,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.7% of pop. (7,728,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.7% of pop. (7,628,000 total)

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2003-2004
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 13.7% of pop. — 50th most in 66 years (38,995,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 7.9% of pop. (22,551,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.8% of pop. (7,842,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.6% of pop. (7,330,000 total)

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2004-2005
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 13.9% of pop. — 49th most in 66 years (39,888,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 7.9% of pop. (22,736,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.7% of pop. (7,847,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 2.6% of pop. (7,441,000 total)

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