Special Report

How Many Americans Moved the Year You Were Born

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2015-2016
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 11.2% of pop. — 61st most in 66 years (35,138,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 6.9% of pop. (21,588,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.4% of pop. (7,501,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 1.5% of pop. (4,768,000 total)

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2016-2017
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 11.0% of pop. — 62nd most in 66 years (34,902,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 6.8% of pop. (21,614,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.1% of pop. (6,668,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 1.7% of pop. (5,366,000 total)

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2017-2018
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 10.1% of pop. — 63rd most in 66 years (32,352,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 6.2% of pop. (19,852,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.0% of pop. (6,496,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 1.5% of pop. (4,838,000 total)

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2018-2019
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 9.8% of pop. — 64th most in 66 years (31,371,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 5.9% of pop. (18,833,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.1% of pop. (6,663,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 1.5% of pop. (4,738,000 total)

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2019-2020
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 9.3% of pop. — 65th most in 66 years (29,780,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 5.4% of pop. (17,522,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 2.2% of pop. (7,059,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 1.3% of pop. (4,233,000 total)

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2020-2021
> Pct. 1 yr. and older who moved: 8.4% of pop. — 66th most in 66 years (27,059,000 total)
> Moved within same county: 4.9% of pop. (15,805,000 total)
> Moved to a new county in-state: 1.9% of pop. (6,270,000 total)
> Moved to a new state: 1.4% of pop. (4,374,000 total)

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