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Democratic Governed States Holds The Top 5 Spots Of The ‘10 Least Popular States To Move To In 2022’

There are many reasons why people might choose to move to a new state, but some states are simply more popular than others. So, if you're looking to relocate shortly, which states should you avoid? Here are the 10 least popular states to move to in 2022, according to a recent study from moveBuddha

The firm's moving cost calculator was used to collect data from January 1 to July 5, 2022, in the 2022 Mid-Year Migration Report.

For example, compare the inflow of people to their respective outflows across states to see which areas are gaining new inhabitants and which ones are losing theirs. The top five least popular states are all democratic governed states.

The least popular state to move to in 2022 is New Jersey.

New Jersey was ranked the least popular state in recent research. The study found that more people are moving out of New Jersey than into it.

The high property taxes in the East Coast state may be causing residents to move out of the state.

The 10 least popular states to move to in 2022:

  1. New Jersey

  2. California

  3. Illinois

  4. New York

  5. Connecticut

  6. Utah

  7. Maryland

  8. Rhode Island

  9. Louisiana

  10. Virginia

California and Illinois have high housing prices and property taxes, which may contribute to their rankings as second-place and third-place finishers. Citizens and businesses are fleeing California at an alarming rate. Out of the top ten cities in the United States, that are experiencing the most exits, five of them are from California.

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