Affordability, Warm Weather Motivates Movers As Pandemic Effect Wears Off

By CHUCK GREEN Round and round they go… in which states U.S. residents are most prominently landing, well, you’ll soon be in the know. First, though, more broadly, 2023 saw fewer moves than 2021 and 2022. An estimated 25.6 million Americans changed addresses last year, according to HireAHelper. USA Today reports that 27.1 million Americans moved in 2021. In 2022, 28.2 million people relocated. More than 738,000 people moved to Florida and over 668,000 moved to Texas in 2022. North Carolina, Arizona, and Georgia also saw high net immigration. On the flip side, outmigration outpaced immigration in California by 341,866 people, according to USA Today. Chris Porter, senior vice president and chief demographer at John Burns Research and Consulting, told…