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The Top 10 Busiest Cities for 2010 Texas Moving Trends

April 11th, 2011 - 2:55 PM

The Busiest Cities for Texas Moving Trends

With over 25 million residents and counting, Texas has lots of moving activity! It's interesting to see the moving trends in and out of the Lonestar State, especially since it's the 2nd largest state in the country. Because so many U-Packers moved to or from Texas last year, we thought it would be cool to share some of your neighbors' moving trends. Read on to find out where the majority of Texas newbies came from, or where those leaving the great state were headed to.

Texas moving— what's your origin?
Did you know that over 30% more moves into Texas happened in 2010 than those that moved out? Texas must be growing! But when people move to Texas, where do they usually come from? Here are the top 10 cities that new residents hail from when moving to Texas:

  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Denver, CO
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Chicago, IL
  • Tucson, AZ
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Salt Lake City, UT

Moving Trends to Texas
You've finally arrived at your new home in Texas— so what town are you in? Even though Texas is a huge state, some cities are more popular destinations than others. Check out the top 10 cities where new Texas residents choose to settle down:

  • Houston
  • Austin
  • Dallas
  • San Antonio
  • Fort Worth
  • El Paso
  • Plano
  • Arlington
  • Frisco
  • Irving

Head 'em up and move 'em out: leaving Texas
Whether it's for work, family, or just because they found greener pastures, lots of families move out of Texas each year, too. Many of the cities they move to can also be found on the list of cities people came from when first moving to Texas— does this mean homesick folks are moving back again, or are they just places known for their thriving society? Either way, here are the top 10 places people leave Texas for:

  • Denver, CO
  • Las Vegas, NV
  • Seattle, WA
  • Chicago, IL
  • Albuquerque, NM
  • Colorado Springs, CO
  • Portland, OR
  • Nashville, TN
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • San Diego, CA

 Overall, these cities make up a pretty good mix, with lots of different terrains, climates, and cultures. The saying 'it takes all kinds' clearly rings true in Texas! For information about Texas moving or to get a free moving quote, call us at 800-413-4799.

What's your favorite city in Texas? What makes it great? Let us know!