Atlas report shows Texas top gainer in moving study

Nancy Sarnoff | Chron.com

migration-map-keyFor the third straight year, Texas was one of three states with the highest number of moves, a new reportfrom Atlas Van Lines shows.

California was first with 13,967 moves, followed by Texas with 13,137 moves and Florida with 10,226 moves.

The moving company has conducted the study since 1993 to track interstate moving patterns reflected in moves handled by Evansville, Ind.-based Atlas.

The following chart shows how the number of inbound and outbound moves in Texas over the past 10 years.

   Year        Inbound / Outbound  
Inbound 2014 7,801 5,336
Inbound 2013 7,856 5,647
Inbound 2012 7,120 5,585
Inbound 2011 7,861 5,663
Inbound 2010 7,248 5,322
Inbound 2009 6,833 4,773
Inbound 2008 8,629 6,442
Inbound 2007 8,831 6,665
Inbound 2006 9,714 6,812
Inbound 2005 9,525 7,210