Top Destinations: Based on U-Haul moving data reflective of nationwide statistics and movers traveling more than 50 miles, Los Angeles was the No. 1 destination, while Houston remained No. 2 for the second year in a row. Atlanta ranked No. 3, while Chicago dropped to fourth, down from last year's top rank. Sacramento, California, was in fifth place, dropping three places from last year.
Top Growth States: For states with more than 20,000 families moving in 2006, Georgia had the highest percentage of growth, with 5.52% more families moving into the state than out. For states with 5,000 to 20,000 families moving, Delaware had the highest percentage of growth, with 5.81%.
Top Growth Cities: The U-Haul report indicates that for cities with more than 10,000 families moving, Austin, Texas, had the highest percentage of growth for the second year in a row, with 8.15% more families moving in than moving out. For cities with 5,000 to 10,000 families moving, Des Moines, Iowa, had the highest percentage of growth, with 14.17%.
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