States sending the most people to Texas

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States sending the most people to Texas

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States sending the most people to Texas

Fewer Americans moved in 2022, according to the latest census data, but of those who did, 1 in 5 moved to a different state.

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Population growth has returned to pre-pandemic norms; Southern states continued to record influxes in population, while the Northeast saw the biggest drops, particularly in New York and Pennsylvania. These trends largely continued into last year, according to United Van Lines’ annual movers study. States with the most inbound moves in 2023 were Vermont, Washington D.C., South Carolina, and Arkansas, which moved up 14 spots from the year before.

Stacker compiled a list of states sending the most people to Texas using data from the Census Bureau. States are ranked by the number of people who moved to Texas from a different state in 2022.

Keep reading to find out which states sent the most people to Texas.


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#25. Indiana

– 10,167 people moved to Texas from Indiana in 2022, making up 1.52% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #5 most common state for people moving away from Indiana


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#24. Utah

– 10,887 people moved to Texas from Utah in 2022, making up 1.63% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #2 most common state for people moving away from Utah


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#23. Ohio

– 12,423 people moved to Texas from Ohio in 2022, making up 1.86% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #3 most common state for people moving away from Ohio


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#22. Pennsylvania

– 12,578 people moved to Texas from Pennsylvania in 2022, making up 1.88% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #6 most common state for people moving away from Pennsylvania


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#21. Tennessee

– 12,617 people moved to Texas from Tennessee in 2022, making up 1.89% of new residents that moved from another state

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— It was the #3 most common state for people moving away from Tennessee


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#20. Nevada

– 12,645 people moved to Texas from Nevada in 2022, making up 1.89% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #2 most common state for people moving away from Nevada


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#19. Missouri

– 12,766 people moved to Texas from Missouri in 2022, making up 1.91% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #3 most common state for people moving away from Missouri


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#18. Oregon

– 12,894 people moved to Texas from Oregon in 2022, making up 1.93% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #3 most common state for people moving away from Oregon


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#17. New Jersey

– 12,949 people moved to Texas from New Jersey in 2022, making up 1.94% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #5 most common state for people moving away from New Jersey


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#16. Michigan

– 13,692 people moved to Texas from Michigan in 2022, making up 2.05% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #2 most common state for people moving away from Michigan


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#15. Maryland

– 13,711 people moved to Texas from Maryland in 2022, making up 2.05% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #4 most common state for people moving away from Maryland


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#14. New Mexico

– 17,455 people moved to Texas from New Mexico in 2022, making up 2.61% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #1 most common state for people moving away from New Mexico

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#13. North Carolina

– 17,975 people moved to Texas from North Carolina in 2022, making up 2.69% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #5 most common state for people moving away from North Carolina


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#12. Arkansas

– 18,562 people moved to Texas from Arkansas in 2022, making up 2.78% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #1 most common state for people moving away from Arkansas


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#11. Virginia

– 20,705 people moved to Texas from Virginia in 2022, making up 3.10% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #3 most common state for people moving away from Virginia


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#10. Washington

– 21,083 people moved to Texas from Washington in 2022, making up 3.15% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #4 most common state for people moving away from Washington


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#9. Georgia

– 22,324 people moved to Texas from Georgia in 2022, making up 3.34% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #4 most common state for people moving away from Georgia


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#8. Arizona

– 22,634 people moved to Texas from Arizona in 2022, making up 3.39% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #2 most common state for people moving away from Arizona


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#7. Oklahoma

– 24,318 people moved to Texas from Oklahoma in 2022, making up 3.64% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #1 most common state for people moving away from Oklahoma


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#6. Colorado

– 24,511 people moved to Texas from Colorado in 2022, making up 3.67% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #1 most common state for people moving away from Colorado


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#5. Louisiana

– 25,192 people moved to Texas from Louisiana in 2022, making up 3.77% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #1 most common state for people moving away from Louisiana


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#4. Illinois

– 25,272 people moved to Texas from Illinois in 2022, making up 3.78% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #4 most common state for people moving away from Illinois


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#3. New York

– 30,890 people moved to Texas from New York in 2022, making up 4.62% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #6 most common state for people moving away from New York


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#2. Florida

– 41,747 people moved to Texas from Florida in 2022, making up 6.25% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #2 most common state for people moving away from Florida


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#1. California

– 102,442 people moved to Texas from California in 2022, making up 15.33% of new residents that moved from another state

— It was the #1 most common state for people moving away from California

This story features data reporting and writing by Elena Cox and is part of a series utilizing data automation across 51 states.


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