Texas one of most popular destinations for interstate migration, report shows

April 26, 2024

Texas is one of the top choices for interstate migration in the nation, according to the 2024 Texas Migration Review by Texas Realtors. The state welcomed approximately 668,000 newcomers from various states, resulting in a net increase of nearly 175,000 residents.

Most of the influx came from California, with over 102,000 people immigrating to Texas. Other new residents came from Florida, with over 41,000 arrivals, and New York, with more than 30,000 newcomers. Texas also saw an influx of migration from Colorado, Oklahoma, Illinois and Louisiana.

California attracted the highest number of departing Texans, with over 42,000 residents. Florida emerged as the second most favored destination for Texan emigrants, drawing approximately 38,000 movers, while Oklahoma saw an influx of over 26,000 Texans.

The report is based on data from the 2022 American Community Survey estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Gracie Warhurst

Gracie Warhurst has joined Strategic Partnerships, Inc. as a writer and digital content creator for the new Government Market News portal. With a rich background in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin, Warhurst has experience as editor-in-chief of a literary magazine, assistant web editor, and project manager for an AI journalism project. She also contributed as a reporter during the development of SPI's news portal. Warhurst graduated summa cum laude in December 2023 with a Bachelor's in Journalism and a certificate in creative writing, making her a valuable asset to the SPI team.

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