States sending the most people to Utah

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June 3, 2022
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States sending the most people to Utah

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 Utah using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. States are ranked by the number of people that moved to Utah 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 Utah.

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#30. Michigan

- Moved from Michigan to Utah in 2019: 748
--- 0.8% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #32 most common destination from Michigan
- Moved from Utah to Michigan in 2019: 428
--- #34 most common destination from Utah

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#29. Minnesota

- Moved from Minnesota to Utah in 2019: 770
--- 0.8% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #29 most common destination from Minnesota
- Moved from Utah to Minnesota in 2019: 314
--- #38 most common destination from Utah

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#28. Hawaii

- Moved from Hawaii to Utah in 2019: 773
--- 0.8% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #22 most common destination from Hawaii
- Moved from Utah to Hawaii in 2019: 772
--- #27 most common destination from Utah

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#27. Oklahoma

- Moved from Oklahoma to Utah in 2019: 775
--- 0.8% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #25 most common destination from Oklahoma
- Moved from Utah to Oklahoma in 2019: 155
--- #43 most common destination from Utah

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#26. Arkansas

- Moved from Arkansas to Utah in 2019: 888
--- 0.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #19 most common destination from Arkansas
- Moved from Utah to Arkansas in 2019: 710
--- #29 most common destination from Utah

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#25. Virginia

- Moved from Virginia to Utah in 2019: 922
--- 1.0% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #40 most common destination from Virginia
- Moved from Utah to Virginia in 2019: 1,736
--- #15 most common destination from Utah

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#24. Iowa

- Moved from Iowa to Utah in 2019: 929
--- 1.0% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #21 most common destination from Iowa
- Moved from Utah to Iowa in 2019: 3
--- #48 most common destination from Utah

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#23. Missouri

- Moved from Missouri to Utah in 2019: 995
--- 1.0% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #26 (tie) most common destination from Missouri
- Moved from Utah to Missouri in 2019: 1,567
--- #16 most common destination from Utah

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#22. Alabama

- Moved from Alabama to Utah in 2019: 1,027
--- 1.1% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #23 most common destination from Alabama
- Moved from Utah to Alabama in 2019: 2,083
--- #11 most common destination from Utah

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#21. Louisiana

- Moved from Louisiana to Utah in 2019: 1,046
--- 1.1% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #22 most common destination from Louisiana
- Moved from Utah to Louisiana in 2019: 129
--- #44 most common destination from Utah

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#20. Maryland

- Moved from Maryland to Utah in 2019: 1,152
--- 1.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #25 most common destination from Maryland
- Moved from Utah to Maryland in 2019: 1,186
--- #19 most common destination from Utah

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#19. Montana

- Moved from Montana to Utah in 2019: 1,294
--- 1.4% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #11 most common destination from Montana
- Moved from Utah to Montana in 2019: 1,900
--- #12 most common destination from Utah

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#18. South Carolina

- Moved from South Carolina to Utah in 2019: 1,295
--- 1.4% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #18 most common destination from South Carolina
- Moved from Utah to South Carolina in 2019: 548
--- #30 most common destination from Utah

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#17. Ohio

- Moved from Ohio to Utah in 2019: 1,455
--- 1.5% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #26 most common destination from Ohio
- Moved from Utah to Ohio in 2019: 2,629
--- #9 most common destination from Utah

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#16. Wyoming

- Moved from Wyoming to Utah in 2019: 1,549
--- 1.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #3 most common destination from Wyoming
- Moved from Utah to Wyoming in 2019: 1,746
--- #13 (tie) most common destination from Utah

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#15. Tennessee

- Moved from Tennessee to Utah in 2019: 1,622
--- 1.7% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #24 most common destination from Tennessee
- Moved from Utah to Tennessee in 2019: 1,240
--- #18 most common destination from Utah

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#14. North Carolina

- Moved from North Carolina to Utah in 2019: 1,809
--- 1.9% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #28 most common destination from North Carolina
- Moved from Utah to North Carolina in 2019: 1,125
--- #22 most common destination from Utah

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#13. New York

- Moved from New York to Utah in 2019: 2,073
--- 2.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #33 most common destination from New York
- Moved from Utah to New York in 2019: 1,185
--- #20 most common destination from Utah

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#12. Indiana

- Moved from Indiana to Utah in 2019: 2,256
--- 2.4% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #18 most common destination from Indiana
- Moved from Utah to Indiana in 2019: 490
--- #32 most common destination from Utah

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#11. Florida

- Moved from Florida to Utah in 2019: 2,451
--- 2.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #37 most common destination from Florida
- Moved from Utah to Florida in 2019: 3,433
--- #8 most common destination from Utah

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#10. Connecticut

- Moved from Connecticut to Utah in 2019: 2,830
--- 3.0% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #14 most common destination from Connecticut
- Moved from Utah to Connecticut in 2019: 120
--- #45 most common destination from Utah

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#9. Oregon

- Moved from Oregon to Utah in 2019: 2,873
--- 3.0% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #9 most common destination from Oregon
- Moved from Utah to Oregon in 2019: 3,684
--- #7 most common destination from Utah

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#8. Illinois

- Moved from Illinois to Utah in 2019: 4,238
--- 4.4% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #20 most common destination from Illinois
- Moved from Utah to Illinois in 2019: 326
--- #37 most common destination from Utah

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#7. Nevada

- Moved from Nevada to Utah in 2019: 4,423
--- 4.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #4 most common destination from Nevada
- Moved from Utah to Nevada in 2019: 6,593
--- #5 most common destination from Utah

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#6. Washington

- Moved from Washington to Utah in 2019: 4,481
--- 4.7% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #11 most common destination from Washington
- Moved from Utah to Washington in 2019: 5,440
--- #6 most common destination from Utah

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#5. Texas

- Moved from Texas to Utah in 2019: 4,871
--- 5.1% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #29 most common destination from Texas
- Moved from Utah to Texas in 2019: 10,072
--- #1 most common destination from Utah

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#4. Arizona

- Moved from Arizona to Utah in 2019: 6,301
--- 6.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #8 most common destination from Arizona
- Moved from Utah to Arizona in 2019: 8,917
--- #2 most common destination from Utah

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#3. Idaho

- Moved from Idaho to Utah in 2019: 6,752
--- 7.1% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #2 most common destination from Idaho
- Moved from Utah to Idaho in 2019: 7,371
--- #4 most common destination from Utah

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#2. Colorado

- Moved from Colorado to Utah in 2019: 7,856
--- 8.2% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #6 most common destination from Colorado
- Moved from Utah to Colorado in 2019: 2,458
--- #10 most common destination from Utah

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#1. California

- Moved from California to Utah in 2019: 17,821
--- 18.6% of new residents that moved from another state
--- #10 most common destination from California
- Moved from Utah to California in 2019: 8,504
--- #3 most common destination from Utah

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