Texas Ranks Second in Out-of-State Migration Activity – Reinforces Already Strong Economy

According to the Texas Relocation Report released by the Texas Association of Realtors, Texas ranked 2nd in the nation for relocation activity in 2014.

Based on the US Census Bureau data used in the report, Texas had a total of 538,572 new residents whom moved to Texas this past year, trailing only Florida by roughly 8,000 new residents.

Texas ranked 3rd in residents moving out of state, but maintained a net gain of 103,465 total new residents.

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Chart from TexasRealEstate.com

Of the Top 10 counties with the most inflow of new residents, the Austin-area (Travis & Williamson Counties), as well as the San Antonio-area (Bexar County) ranked within the top-10, reinforcing their already strong economic growth.

As A List Partners continues to focus on investments within the Austin-San Antonio corridor, we consistently keep tabs on the economic factors that influence the real estate market conditions, as to ensure the most profitable exit strategies for all current and future projects are always pursued.

More data from the Texas Relocation Report:

Top 5 States Entering Texas:

  1. California (63,591)
  2. Florida (40,930)
  3. Oklahoma (25,096)
  4. Louisiana (23,805)
  5. Illinois (23,258)

Top 5 States Leaving Texas:

  1. California (38,990)
  2. Florida (29,191)
  3. Oklahoma (25,175)
  4. Colorado (23,431)
  5. Louisiana (21,516)

Top 10 Texas Counties with Largest Inflow of People:

  1. Harris (86,069)
  2. Dallas (68,286)
  3. Tarrant (60,159)
  4. Travis (51,610)
  5. Denton (45,282)
  6. Bexar (44,536)
  7. Collin (35,399)
  8. Williamson (30,565)
  9. Fort Bend (25,508)
  10. Brazos (21,505)