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July 12, 2007

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For this week's "By the Numbers," we examine regions with the highest percentage of movers (from last year) who spent the previous year abroad.    Luggage

Pulling the data from the U.S. American Community Survey, 2005, we rank the top 10 metros for each metro classification: large, medium, mid-size, and small.

Here's the top three for each:

Total Movers who spent the last year Abroad & % of Total Movers who were from Abroad.

Large Metros (Over a Million)

1. New York - 150,913 movers from Abroad (7.8% of all total movers to the region)
2. Washington, DC - 58,900  (7.1%)
3. Miami, FL - 62,813 (7.0%)

Medium Metros (500K- Million)

1. El Paso, TX - 8,154 (8.4%)
2. Honolulu, HI - 10,229 (8.1%)
3. Bridgeport, CT - 7,616 (7.5%)

Mid-sized Metros (250K- 500K)

1. Killeen, TX - 15,727 (17.6%)
2. Salinas, CA - 5,865 (8.5%)
3. Norwhich, CT - 2,677 (7.9%)

Small Metros (250K- Smaller)

1. El Centro, CA - 4,035 (17.4%)
2. Gallup, NM - 935 (15.6%)
3. Mount Veron, WA  - 2,681 (10.3%)

Download the full-pdf with the top 10 for each here: Download CCG_MoversfromAbroad.pdf

For more information about CCG's services, contact David Miller.

posted by: steven

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