By Associated Press - Tuesday, January 5, 2016

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - For the third year in a row, more people are moving to Oregon than anywhere else in the nation.

The Statesman Journal reports ( ) that a study by United Van Lines found that 69 percent of moves to and from Oregon in 2015 were inbound. The state has increased inbound migration by 10 percent over the past six years.

According to the study, 19 percent of people moving to Oregon say they did so for retirement. Another 19 percent say they came for the lifestyle.

Other popular states for those looking to move were South Carolina, Vermont, Idaho, North Carolina, Florida, Nevada, Texas, Washington and Washington, D.C.


Information from: Statesman Journal,

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