April 20, 2024 4:53 am
Popular Cities in the US Drawing in Residents, with a Focus on Florida Metropolises

Florida continues to be a popular destination for movers from across the country, with eight cities in the state making the list of top 12 metros with positive net domestic migration rates. The highest rate per 1,000 people was experienced by Wildwood-The Villages in Florida, which had a strong appeal for those looking to relocate. Additionally, Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas had the greatest total positive net domestic migration, showcasing its popularity as a destination for movers.

Several Florida metro areas are experiencing significant growth in net domestic migration rates. Wildwood-The Villages led the way for overall population growth among metros, with a 4.7% increase in population from July 1, 2022 to July 2023. Business Insider analyzed data from the Census Bureau and found that metros with the most positive net domestic migration were focused on. This data reflects the number of people moving to a specific metro area from other parts of the US compared to those moving out.

Other popular destinations for movers included Houston-Pasadena-The Woodlands in Texas and Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater in Florida, with net domestic migration values of 39,644 and 35,830 respectively. However, when considering population size, Wildwood-The Villages stood out for its thriving migration rates. With a net domestic migration value of 8,684 and a rate per 1,000 around 60 this Florida metro ranked highest among metros.

In addition to Wildwood-The Villages

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