Americans are moving to places with affordable costs of living and strong labor markets (or good retirement communities). The top destination states of 2015 could hardly be more different geographically and culturally: Oregon and South Carolina. What they have in common is that both states are relatively affordable places to live.
The data on moving comes from United Van Lines, which ranks the states based on the proportion of interstate moves that were inbound or outbound.
In Oregon, 69 percent of moves were inbound. The state with the worst ratio was New Jersey, from which 67 percent of moves were outbound.
The top five outbound states of 2015 were: