States sending the most people to New York

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July 10, 2022
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States sending the most people to New York

The U.S. population between 2019 and 2020 grew at the lowest rate in 120 years—just .35%, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. But low population growth didn’t stop many people from moving, as western and southern states saw influxes in population while California and New York saw the biggest drops.

Stacker compiled a list of states that are sending the most people to New York using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. States are ranked by the number of people that moved to New York from the state in 2019.

The 2019 National Movers Study found that the states with the most inbound moves were Vermont, Idaho, Oregon, Arizona, and South Carolina. Keep reading to find out which states are sending the most people to New York.

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#30. Iowa

- Moved from Iowa to New York in 2019: 1,554
--- 0.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #17 most common destination from Iowa
- Moved from New York to Iowa in 2019: 489
--- #44 most common destination from New York

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#29. Rhode Island

- Moved from Rhode Island to New York in 2019: 1,623
--- 0.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #5 most common destination from Rhode Island
- Moved from New York to Rhode Island in 2019: 2,359
--- #29 most common destination from New York

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#28. Delaware

- Moved from Delaware to New York in 2019: 1,655
--- 0.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #4 most common destination from Delaware
- Moved from New York to Delaware in 2019: 3,044
--- #25 most common destination from New York

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#27. Louisiana

- Moved from Louisiana to New York in 2019: 1,757
--- 0.7% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #13 most common destination from Louisiana
- Moved from New York to Louisiana in 2019: 1,359
--- #38 most common destination from New York

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#26. Maine

- Moved from Maine to New York in 2019: 1,918
--- 0.8% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #5 most common destination from Maine
- Moved from New York to Maine in 2019: 1,273
--- #39 most common destination from New York

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#25. Oregon

- Moved from Oregon to New York in 2019: 2,091
--- 0.8% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #10 most common destination from Oregon
- Moved from New York to Oregon in 2019: 3,462
--- #23 most common destination from New York

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#24. Arizona

- Moved from Arizona to New York in 2019: 2,185
--- 0.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #22 most common destination from Arizona
- Moved from New York to Arizona in 2019: 6,079
--- #17 most common destination from New York

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#23. Minnesota

- Moved from Minnesota to New York in 2019: 2,237
--- 0.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #15 most common destination from Minnesota
- Moved from New York to Minnesota in 2019: 2,549
--- #28 most common destination from New York

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#22. Nevada

- Moved from Nevada to New York in 2019: 2,366
--- 0.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #12 most common destination from Nevada
- Moved from New York to Nevada in 2019: 2,711
--- #26 most common destination from New York

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#21. New Hampshire

- Moved from New Hampshire to New York in 2019: 2,417
--- 0.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #4 most common destination from New Hampshire
- Moved from New York to New Hampshire in 2019: 3,556
--- #22 most common destination from New York

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#20. Washington

- Moved from Washington to New York in 2019: 2,697
--- 1.1% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #19 most common destination from Washington
- Moved from New York to Washington in 2019: 6,885
--- #15 most common destination from New York

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#19. Vermont

- Moved from Vermont to New York in 2019: 3,084
--- 1.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #2 most common destination from Vermont
- Moved from New York to Vermont in 2019: 3,276
--- #24 most common destination from New York

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#18. South Carolina

- Moved from South Carolina to New York in 2019: 3,169
--- 1.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #10 most common destination from South Carolina
- Moved from New York to South Carolina in 2019: 10,416
--- #11 most common destination from New York

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#17. Washington, D.C.

- Moved from Washington, D.C. to New York in 2019: 3,325
--- 1.3% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #3 most common destination from Washington, D.C.
- Moved from New York to Washington, D.C. in 2019: 4,314
--- #20 most common destination from New York

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#16. Michigan

- Moved from Michigan to New York in 2019: 5,504
--- 2.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #11 most common destination from Michigan
- Moved from New York to Michigan in 2019: 6,078
--- #18 most common destination from New York

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#15. Tennessee

- Moved from Tennessee to New York in 2019: 5,513
--- 2.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #10 most common destination from Tennessee
- Moved from New York to Tennessee in 2019: 6,594
--- #16 most common destination from New York

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#14. Ohio

- Moved from Ohio to New York in 2019: 5,629
--- 2.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #11 most common destination from Ohio
- Moved from New York to Ohio in 2019: 8,780
--- #12 most common destination from New York

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#13. Colorado

- Moved from Colorado to New York in 2019: 5,754
--- 2.3% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #10 most common destination from Colorado
- Moved from New York to Colorado in 2019: 7,965
--- #14 most common destination from New York

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#12. Georgia

- Moved from Georgia to New York in 2019: 5,938
--- 2.3% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #12 most common destination from Georgia
- Moved from New York to Georgia in 2019: 14,641
--- #10 most common destination from New York

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#11. Maryland

- Moved from Maryland to New York in 2019: 6,015
--- 2.4% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #10 most common destination from Maryland
- Moved from New York to Maryland in 2019: 6,018
--- #19 most common destination from New York

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#10. Illinois

- Moved from Illinois to New York in 2019: 6,447
--- 2.5% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #17 most common destination from Illinois
- Moved from New York to Illinois in 2019: 8,032
--- #13 most common destination from New York

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#9. North Carolina

- Moved from North Carolina to New York in 2019: 9,847
--- 3.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #8 most common destination from North Carolina
- Moved from New York to North Carolina in 2019: 23,571
--- #6 most common destination from New York

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#8. Virginia

- Moved from Virginia to New York in 2019: 12,180
--- 4.8% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #7 most common destination from Virginia
- Moved from New York to Virginia in 2019: 15,618
--- #9 most common destination from New York

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#7. Texas

- Moved from Texas to New York in 2019: 13,033
--- 5.1% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #14 most common destination from Texas
- Moved from New York to Texas in 2019: 18,078
--- #7 most common destination from New York

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#6. Connecticut

- Moved from Connecticut to New York in 2019: 15,040
--- 5.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #1 most common destination from Connecticut
- Moved from New York to Connecticut in 2019: 27,606
--- #5 most common destination from New York

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#5. Massachusetts

- Moved from Massachusetts to New York in 2019: 17,910
--- 7.0% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #2 most common destination from Massachusetts
- Moved from New York to Massachusetts in 2019: 17,143
--- #8 most common destination from New York

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#4. Florida

- Moved from Florida to New York in 2019: 18,976
--- 7.4% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #8 most common destination from Florida
- Moved from New York to Florida in 2019: 57,488
--- #2 most common destination from New York

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#3. Pennsylvania

- Moved from Pennsylvania to New York in 2019: 22,641
--- 8.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #2 most common destination from Pennsylvania
- Moved from New York to Pennsylvania in 2019: 46,618
--- #3 most common destination from New York

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#2. California

- Moved from California to New York in 2019: 24,332
--- 9.5% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #8 most common destination from California
- Moved from New York to California in 2019: 37,567
--- #4 most common destination from New York

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#1. New Jersey

- Moved from New Jersey to New York in 2019: 31,942
--- 12.5% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #2 most common destination from New Jersey
- Moved from New York to New Jersey in 2019: 58,664
--- #1 most common destination from New York

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