Wall Street Journal cites data indicating
North Carolina is the nations' top destination
state for relocations.
February 12, 2008
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In addition, according to the United Van Lines study, North Carolina was the No. 1 "high inbound" state;
61.6 percent of its household goods movements were inbound, a reflection of its growing "demographic
might." In 2000, New Jersey's resident population (8.4 million persons) was approximately 400,000
persons larger than North Carolina's (8 million persons). By 2007, North Carolina's resident population
(9.1 million persons) was approximately 400,000 persons larger than New Jersey's (8.7 million persons).
This represents a swing of 800,000 people in the two states' relative position in a brief seven-year
period, a remarkable demographic shift.
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March 2, 2008
New Jersey data confirms North Carolina as the
top destination state
(Raleigh is 120 miles from New Bern)