Texas no longer U-Haul’s No. 1 ‘growth state’

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The Lone Star State has lost its No. 1 title on U-Haul’s annual ranking of the hottest states for where people are moving.

Florida topped Texas in terms of the largest ratio of U-Haul trucks entering the state versus leaving them, according to a Jan. 6 announcement from the moving and storage rental giant. Texas had held the list’s top spot for three years.

U-Haul collects migration data from more than 2 million one-way truck trips every year to determine the country’s top “growth states.” U-Haul looked at data from the 2019 calendar year for 49 states and the District of Columbia. Hawaii was excluded from the list.

To read the full article, visit Austin Business Journal.

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