Most people in America live in the state in which they were born. Fifty-nine percent of people in the United States were born in their state of residence. However, there is significant differences geographically among states and regions.
By comparing data on state of residence in 2010 to data on state of birth enables a cumulative view of long-term migration patterns.
Use the interactive ranking table in this section to examine lifetime mobility in the U.S. by state and region. These data have been developed using place of birth and current residence data from the 2010 American Community Survey (ACS).
Lifetime Mobility by State & Region: 2010
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Ranking Table Usage Notes
Use the vertical scrollbar at far right in table to scroll across (up/down) areas/rows.
Click on column header to sort on that column; click column header again to sort in other direction.
See related ranking tables.
Use mouseover on header column text for more detailed description.
Click ShowAsGrid to display ranking table as a grid. Mouse copy grid cells and paste into a spreadsheet for further analysis.
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