The Affluent Move in and Out of NJ at Equal Rates

By |2019-01-08T15:50:36+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

The most prominent data available about household moves across state lines comes United Van Lines' National Movers Study, 2018.  One might imagine that the conclusions are based solely on the most prosperous households.  Apparently that isn't so. If we look at the size-of-pie-slices data given to us by United Van Lines, nearly half of all [...]

New Jersey Move-Outs vs Similar Sized States

By |2019-01-08T17:07:53+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Much is being made in the media about NJ ranking #1 in percentage of people moving out vs percentage of people moving in. See News12, NJ Business Magazine, and USA Today. Journalists are citing the 2018 National Movers Study. The data comes from United Van Lines, the nation’s largest household goods mover, according to their [...]

Jobs are Why Households Move to NJ

By |2019-01-07T22:20:32+00:00January 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

When United Van Lines asked their customers why they were moving into New Jersey in 2018, the top answer (62%) was “job”.  The second most stated reason for moving in (28%) was “family”.  The three other choices: “lifestyle”, “heath” and “retirement” were single-digital percentages.  [Still, ~65 households moved into NJ to retire!?  Wow.] In fact, [...]