U-Haul Names Top Growth States of 2019.
Here's an interesting article regarding U-Haul's compilation of which states had the most in-migration by virtue of the number of U-Haul trucks/trailers being rented. U-Haul's metrics showed Texas and Florida being the two largest growth states, which is no big surprise. Florida, the "Sunshine State", however, moved to the number 1 spot, and Texas moved to number 2. U-Haul compiled the data from their more than 22,000 trailer/truck rental locations. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, Texas and Florida tied at number 5 and 6 respectively with 2.6% job growth increase. Utah and Nevada have the highest job growth percent at 3.10%. The national job growth rate is 1.5%.