Planning to move? Houston TX is # 1 Destination City….

…According to the recently released U-Haul InternationalMigration Trend Report, titled “The 2009 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities.” According to moving data reflective of nationwide statistics for calendar year 2009, Houston took the No. 1 spot, moving up from second place, while Las Vegas took second place, moving up from the No. 4 rank last year. Chicago climbed to No. 3 from No. 7 last year, while San Antonio ranked No. 4, moving up from No. 8. Orlando, Fla. moved up to fifth place from the No. 10 rank last year, and Austin, Texas; Atlanta, Sacramento, Calif., Kansas City, Mo. and Denver rounded out the top 10.

“The ranking reflects destinations for movers traveling more than 50 miles, and considers every city in the country, regardless of size. However, the data is not stated as a percentage of population and is not reflective of overall growth.

The 2009 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities Report was compiled from more than 1 million U-Haul truck transactions occurring during a recent 12 month period.

To view the entire article, visit Business Week .

U-Haul Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities* January – December 2009 1. HOUSTON, Texas 26. CHARLOTTE, N.C. 2. LAS VEGAS, Nev. 27. OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. 3. CHICAGO, Ill. 28. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. 4. SAN ANTONIO, Texas 29. BRONX, N.Y. 5. ORLANDO, Fla. 30. PORTLAND, Ore. 6. AUSTIN, Texas 31. TUCSON, Ariz. 7. ATLANTA, Ga. 32. QUEENS, N.Y. 8. SACRAMENTO, Calif. 33. BALTIMORE, Md. 9. KANSAS CITY, Mo. 34. LONG BEACH, Calif. 10. DENVER, Colo. 35. PLANO, Texas 11. PHILADELPHIA, Pa. 36. BIRMINGHAM, Ala. 12. SAN DIEGO, Calif. 37. FULLERTON, Calif. 13. BROOKLYN, N.Y. 38. TULSA, Okla. 14. PHOENIX, Ariz. 39. MILWAUKEE, Wis. 15. DALLAS, Texas 40. SEATTLE, Wash. 16. COLUMBUS, Ohio 41. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. 17. TAMPA, Fla. 42. SAN JOSE, Calif. 18. LOS ANGELES, Calif. 43. COLUMBIA, S.C. 19. VAN NUYS, Calif. 44. FORT WORTH, Texas 20. COSTA MESA, Calif. 45. RICHMOND, Va. 21. NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. 46. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. 22. JACKSONVILLE, Fla. 47. RALEIGH, N.C. 23. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. 48. FRESNO, Calif. 24. SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. 49. EDISON, N.J. 25. SAINT LOUIS, Mo. 50. VICTORVILLE, Calif. *Data compiled from more than 1 million U-Haul one-way truck transactions from January – December 2009.

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