- Vermont topped the list of states that saw the biggest influx of new moves between March and August, according to United Van Lines data
- The data showed that states that have much less densely populated areas were a big draw card for people looking to relocate amid the COVID-19 pandemic
- Idaho, Oregon and South Carolina also attracted a large number of people seeking to relocate
- While many opted for the more rural states, those in New York and New Jersey moved to Sunbelt states like Texas and Florida between March and August
- Out of ever 10 moves, about seven households left both New York and New Jersey during this time, the data shows
- The move away from the likes of New York was driven, in part, by an increased fear of living in densely populated cities amid the pandemic
- Two thirds of all moves booked in New York and New Jersey were for relocations out of those states
- The data shows that just under half of those moving from New York went to cities in Florida, Texas, California and North Carolina
YOUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK: California politicos move forward on plans giving reparations to African Americans.
If California’s Democrats feel the need to pull this stunt right now, exactly how badly is Joe Biden actually doing in the super-secret internal polling?
A good portion of the California is on fire, many of its citizens have suffered from recent blackouts during extreme-heat conditions, and the draconian coronavirus lockdowns are killing small businesses.
Instead of worrying about real problems, the state’s political class has decided to focus on paying reparations to African Americans.
The exodus will tank city revenues, but de Blasio’s stuck on his old, old tune: “Help me tax the wealthy. Help me redistribute wealth,” he told WNYC’s Brian Lehrer last week.
De Blasio’s actually doing an excellent job of redistributing wealth: New Yorkers Flee for Florida and Texas as Mobility Surges.