Texas continues to be a high-demand destination for incoming residents across the United States, according to the Texas Relocation Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors. Based on state-to-state, county-to-county and city-to-city data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Texas ranked second in the nation for relocation activity in 2015.
Texas experienced a net gain of out-of-state residents in 2015, with 107,689 more people moving to Texas than Texas residents moving out of state. This is a 4 percent increase in the net gain of Texas residents from 2014 (103,465 residents). The total number of residents moving to Texas from out of state in 2015 increased 2.8 percent year-over-year to 553,032 incoming residents.
Locally Austin had the 5th highest amount of residents moving by County across the State. Travis county saw an inflow of 31,998 people move into the city. With a total number of 43,388 people moving into the Austin-area in 2015 behind only Houston and Dallas. Houston and Dallas were responsible for the largest number of Texas residents moving to Austin, while the majority of people entering Austin from out-of-state came from Los Angeles and New York City.
To see the full report and more graphics visit the Texas Association of Realtors.