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On the move . . . to TexasOn the move . . . to Texashttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=155272017-01-06T06:00:00Z2017-01-06T16:00:00Z

​AUSTIN – Texas ranked second in the nation for relocation activity in 2015, according to the recently released Texas Relocation Report ​from the Texas Association of R​ealtors.

The Lone Star State had a net gain of out-of-state residents in 2015, with 107,689 more people moving here than moving away. This is a 4 percent increase in the net gain of Texas residents from 2014 (103,465 residents).

The total number of residents moving here increased 2.8 percent year-over-year to 553,032. Most came from California (65,546), Florida (33,670), Louisiana (31,044), New York (26,287), and Oklahoma (25,555).

Texas once again ranked third in the nation for the number of residents moving out of state (445,343). The most popular out-of-state relocation destinations for Texans were California (41,713), Florida (29,706), Oklahoma (28,642), Colorado (25,268), and Louisiana (19,863).​​

At the county level, Harris County led the state with a net gain of 18,945 residents relocating there from out of state. However, four of the top ten counties were in North Texas (Dallas, Tarrant, Collin, and Denton counties).​​​

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