Why Are People Moving? [infographic]

From 2012 to 2013, 36 million people over the age of one reported moving. The U.S. Census Bureau recently released a report giving reasons to those numbers. As indicated by this report, the number one reason people are moving is housing. 48% of those surveyed cited they moved because of their desire to. Closely following, 30.3% of those surveyed reported moving for family reasons. Behind family, 19.4% movers cited business as the reason they moved, while 2.3% cited other reasons for their move.

Key findings in the report also included that men were more inclined to move for business-related reasons than women, and married couples were least likely to move for family-related reasons.

What are your reasons?


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