State Migration Rates, Net Totals: 2011-2016

Annual state migration rates show the extent to which residents are moving into a state compared to those moving out.

Between July 2015 and July 2016, 31 states and the District of Columbia added population via migration. State migration data shown here reflect Census estimates of both domestic and international migration, which includes immigrants and U.S. citizens relocating from abroad. Estimates do not reflect natural change, or the number of births and deaths.

The following table shows each state's migration rate, or the difference of in-migration and outmigration per 1,000 residents:

SOURCE: Governing calculations of U.S. Census Bureau data current as of July of each year

This next table lists annual net migration totals, again reflecting both domestic and international migration:


SOURCE: U.S. Census Bureau; estimates current as of July of the corresponding years

Last Updated: December 2016

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