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10 States Losing the Most Residents

Sourced from: Daily Real Estate News | December 17, 2010
10 States Losing the Most Residents
Using data from Moody’s Economy.com, Forbes identified the top-10 states where more residents are leaving than arriving.

The factors that encourage outbound migration from these states are mostly economic — high employment and high cost of living — although both Louisiana and Mississippi have been affected by natural disasters.

The 10 states that have said goodbye to the most residents are:

1. New York
2. Illinois
3. Ohio
4. Nebraska
5. Kansas
6. Iowa
7. Louisiana
8. North Dakota
9. South Dakota
10. Mississippi

Source: Forbes, Jenna Goudreau (12/08/2010)

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