Where people in Nebraska are moving to most

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July 6, 2022
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Where people in Nebraska are moving to most

The U.S. is among the most mobile countries in the world, but our rates of moving have slumped in recent decades. In 2019, for example, a lower percentage of Americans changed residence than any year prior since 1947 when migration statistics were first gathered by the Census Bureau. Between March of 2019 and 2020, just 9.3% of Americans moved.

American migration has been in some form of decline since the housing boom and economic growth of the ‘40s, ‘50s, and ‘60s. During that period, as much as 20% of the population moved each year.

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Nebraska are moving to most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. States are ranked by the number of people that have moved from Nebraska in 2019. Keep reading to see where people in your home state are moving the most.

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#40. West Virginia

- Moved from Nebraska to West Virginia in 2019: 96
--- 0.2% of residents that moved
- Moved from West Virginia to Nebraska in 2019: 148
--- #36 most common destination from West Virginia
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#39. Connecticut

- Moved from Nebraska to Connecticut in 2019: 189
--- 0.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from Connecticut to Nebraska in 2019: 261
--- #39 most common destination from Connecticut
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#38. Hawaii

- Moved from Nebraska to Hawaii in 2019: 200
--- 0.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from Hawaii to Nebraska in 2019: 438
--- #29 most common destination from Hawaii
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#37. Indiana

- Moved from Nebraska to Indiana in 2019: 204
--- 0.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from Indiana to Nebraska in 2019: 448
--- #35 most common destination from Indiana
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#36. South Carolina

- Moved from Nebraska to South Carolina in 2019: 205
--- 0.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from South Carolina to Nebraska in 2019: 87
--- #46 most common destination from South Carolina

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#35. North Carolina

- Moved from Nebraska to North Carolina in 2019: 217
--- 0.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from North Carolina to Nebraska in 2019: 828
--- #41 most common destination from North Carolina
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#34. Delaware

- Moved from Nebraska to Delaware in 2019: 262
--- 0.5% of residents that moved
- Moved from Delaware to Nebraska in 2019: 9
--- #28 most common destination from Delaware
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#33. North Dakota

- Moved from Nebraska to North Dakota in 2019: 288
--- 0.5% of residents that moved
- Moved from North Dakota to Nebraska in 2019: 968
--- #10 most common destination from North Dakota
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#32. Mississippi

- Moved from Nebraska to Mississippi in 2019: 290
--- 0.6% of residents that moved
- Moved from Mississippi to Nebraska in 2019: 238
--- #31 most common destination from Mississippi
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#31. Idaho

- Moved from Nebraska to Idaho in 2019: 304
--- 0.6% of residents that moved
- Moved from Idaho to Nebraska in 2019: 386
--- #22 most common destination from Idaho

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#30. Oregon

- Moved from Nebraska to Oregon in 2019: 312
--- 0.6% of residents that moved
- Moved from Oregon to Nebraska in 2019: 78
--- #48 most common destination from Oregon
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#29. Louisiana

- Moved from Nebraska to Louisiana in 2019: 317
--- 0.6% of residents that moved
- Moved from Louisiana to Nebraska in 2019: 59
--- #45 most common destination from Louisiana
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#28. Kentucky

- Moved from Nebraska to Kentucky in 2019: 341
--- 0.7% of residents that moved
- Moved from Kentucky to Nebraska in 2019: 182
--- #38 most common destination from Kentucky
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#27. Arkansas

- Moved from Nebraska to Arkansas in 2019: 380
--- 0.7% of residents that moved
- Moved from Arkansas to Nebraska in 2019: 273
--- #33 most common destination from Arkansas
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#26. New Jersey

- Moved from Nebraska to New Jersey in 2019: 384
--- 0.7% of residents that moved
- Moved from New Jersey to Nebraska in 2019: 110
--- #46 most common destination from New Jersey

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#25. Alabama

- Moved from Nebraska to Alabama in 2019: 386
--- 0.7% of residents that moved
- Moved from Alabama to Nebraska in 2019: 812
--- #27 most common destination from Alabama
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#24. Tennessee

- Moved from Nebraska to Tennessee in 2019: 419
--- 0.8% of residents that moved
- Moved from Tennessee to Nebraska in 2019: 351
--- #43 most common destination from Tennessee
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#23. Montana

- Moved from Nebraska to Montana in 2019: 424
--- 0.8% of residents that moved
- Moved from Montana to Nebraska in 2019: 302
--- #29 most common destination from Montana
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#22. Virginia

- Moved from Nebraska to Virginia in 2019: 556
--- 1.1% of residents that moved
- Moved from Virginia to Nebraska in 2019: 1,180
--- #38 most common destination from Virginia
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#21. Utah

- Moved from Nebraska to Utah in 2019: 640
--- 1.2% of residents that moved
- Moved from Utah to Nebraska in 2019: 1,111
--- #23 most common destination from Utah

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#20. Ohio

- Moved from Nebraska to Ohio in 2019: 691
--- 1.3% of residents that moved
- Moved from Ohio to Nebraska in 2019: 233
--- #43 most common destination from Ohio
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#19. New York

- Moved from Nebraska to New York in 2019: 746
--- 1.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from New York to Nebraska in 2019: 472
--- #45 most common destination from New York
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#18. Wisconsin

- Moved from Nebraska to Wisconsin in 2019: 872
--- 1.7% of residents that moved
- Moved from Wisconsin to Nebraska in 2019: 725
--- #27 most common destination from Wisconsin
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#17. Wyoming

- Moved from Nebraska to Wyoming in 2019: 927
--- 1.8% of residents that moved
- Moved from Wyoming to Nebraska in 2019: 1,000
--- #9 most common destination from Wyoming
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#16. Michigan

- Moved from Nebraska to Michigan in 2019: 948
--- 1.8% of residents that moved
- Moved from Michigan to Nebraska in 2019: 510
--- #37 most common destination from Michigan

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#15. Oklahoma

- Moved from Nebraska to Oklahoma in 2019: 973
--- 1.9% of residents that moved
- Moved from Oklahoma to Nebraska in 2019: 1,582
--- #14 most common destination from Oklahoma
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#14. Minnesota

- Moved from Nebraska to Minnesota in 2019: 1,365
--- 2.6% of residents that moved
- Moved from Minnesota to Nebraska in 2019: 1,615
--- #17 most common destination from Minnesota
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#13. South Dakota

- Moved from Nebraska to South Dakota in 2019: 1,620
--- 3.1% of residents that moved
- Moved from South Dakota to Nebraska in 2019: 2,070
--- #4 most common destination from South Dakota
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#12. Illinois

- Moved from Nebraska to Illinois in 2019: 1,772
--- 3.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from Illinois to Nebraska in 2019: 1,158
--- #36 most common destination from Illinois
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#11. Washington

- Moved from Nebraska to Washington in 2019: 1,780
--- 3.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from Washington to Nebraska in 2019: 365
--- #45 most common destination from Washington

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#10. Florida

- Moved from Nebraska to Florida in 2019: 1,948
--- 3.7% of residents that moved
- Moved from Florida to Nebraska in 2019: 1,474
--- #43 most common destination from Florida
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#9. Pennsylvania

- Moved from Nebraska to Pennsylvania in 2019: 2,007
--- 3.8% of residents that moved
- Moved from Pennsylvania to Nebraska in 2019: 157
--- #47 most common destination from Pennsylvania
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#8. Arizona

- Moved from Nebraska to Arizona in 2019: 2,307
--- 4.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from Arizona to Nebraska in 2019: 1,968
--- #24 most common destination from Arizona
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#7. California

- Moved from Nebraska to California in 2019: 2,587
--- 4.9% of residents that moved
- Moved from California to Nebraska in 2019: 2,035
--- #42 most common destination from California
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#6. Kansas

- Moved from Nebraska to Kansas in 2019: 2,836
--- 5.4% of residents that moved
- Moved from Kansas to Nebraska in 2019: 4,054
--- #5 most common destination from Kansas

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#5. Georgia

- Moved from Nebraska to Georgia in 2019: 2,881
--- 5.5% of residents that moved
- Moved from Georgia to Nebraska in 2019: 358
--- #43 most common destination from Georgia
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#4. Missouri

- Moved from Nebraska to Missouri in 2019: 3,190
--- 6.1% of residents that moved
- Moved from Missouri to Nebraska in 2019: 1,679
--- #21 most common destination from Missouri
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#3. Texas

- Moved from Nebraska to Texas in 2019: 3,842
--- 7.3% of residents that moved
- Moved from Texas to Nebraska in 2019: 4,199
--- #34 most common destination from Texas
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#2. Colorado

- Moved from Nebraska to Colorado in 2019: 4,861
--- 9.3% of residents that moved
- Moved from Colorado to Nebraska in 2019: 2,816
--- #27 most common destination from Colorado
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#1. Iowa

- Moved from Nebraska to Iowa in 2019: 7,454
--- 14.2% of residents that moved
- Moved from Iowa to Nebraska in 2019: 6,952
--- #2 most common destination from Iowa

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