Relocation, location, location: Texas ranked No. 2 in U.S.Relocation, location, location: Texas ranked No. 2 in U.S.https://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=107522015-10-08T05:00:00Z2015-10-08T18:00:00Z

​​​TEXAS - Texas ranked second in the nation for relocation activity in 2014, according to the 2015 Texas Relocation Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors.

Based on data from the U.S. Census Bureau, the report shows that Texas continues to be a high-demand destination for residents moving from out of state.

According to the report, Texas followed Florida as number two in the U.S. for population gains from out-of-state residents in 2014, with 538,572 people moving to Texas from out of state.

The state the most new Texans came from was California (63,591), followed by Florida (40,930), Oklahoma (25,096), Louisiana (23,805) and Illinois (23,258).

Overall, Texas had a net gain of out-of-state residents in 2014, with 103,465 more people moving to Texas than Texas residents moving out of state.

Harris and Dallas counties remain the top two most mobile counties in the Lone Star State, ranking number one and number two in Texas, respectively, for both the largest inflow and the largest outflow of people.

Texas Association of REALTORS
Demographics & Population

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