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
8. North Dakota
9. South Dakota
Source: Forbes, Jenna Goudreau (12/08/2010)