There are a variety of reasons that cause people to move out of state. A new job could take you out of New York. Maybe you have retired and want to live somewhere warmer. Once all of the factors have been discussed and a destination is selected it's time to go. I can tell you that Vermont is the state most people relocated to in 2021. But which states are people leaving?

United Van Lines recently released their annual National Movers Study. One thing you can say for New York State is that it is consistently one of the top states that people leave. This is how the Empire State ranked among the Top 10 States people left in 2021.

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United Van Lines has been conducting this study for nearly half a century. The data is based on customer survey and data received from customer patterns of moving from state to state.

Here are the top reasons people gave when deciding to leave New York State:

  1. Family
  2. Retirement
  3. Job
  4. Lifestyle
  5. Cost

So we know that New York is one of the Top 10 States people moved out of in 2021 and we know the reasons why but exactly how does New York rank. Here is the list.

Top 10 States People Are Leaving

Here are the top 10 states people are moving out of

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