Where Americans Are Moving: Informative Interactive Map

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Where are Americans Moving?

This interactive map on Forbes.com is one of the coolest things I have seen in awhile.  It shows the migration both into and out of individual counties (or parishes in the case of Louisiana!).  

Don't worry about the 9 city buttons located on the side of the map just go ahead and click on any county in the country.  From there click on the blue counties highlighted and it will give you the number of inbound and outbound migration. Data is from 2008 and based on information from Data.gov

"More than 10 million Americans moved from one county to another during 2008."

As a Realtor, I find it extemely interesting to see this data presented in such an easy to use, interactive way. What do you think?  Has your county had more people moving in or out than you would expect?


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Lizette Fitzpatrick
Lizette Realty - Richmond KY - Lexington, KY
Lizette Realty, Lexington KY MLS - Kentucky Homes

Love this link. Thanks for sharing. I couldn't resist checking out Fayette County KY!

Jun 27, 2010 03:37 PM #1
Richard Weisser
Richard Weisser Realty - Newnan, GA
Richard Weisser Retired Real Estate Professional


Wow, that is a cook tool. It's interesting to see who is coming and going!

Jun 27, 2010 03:37 PM #2
Marilyn Boudreaux
Marilyn Boudreaux, Century 21 Bono Realty - Lake Charles, LA
Lake Charles LA Century 21 Realtor

Paige thanks for sharing that link with us, I re-blogged, Calcasieu Parish shows migration to Dallas!

Jun 27, 2010 03:39 PM #3
Joan Whitebook
BHG The Masiello Group - Nashua, NH
Consumer Focused Real Estate Services

Now this is totally amazing.  I had not heard of this!  I am impressed.

Jun 27, 2010 03:40 PM #4
Lane Bailey
Century 21 Results Realty - Suwanee, GA
Realtor & Car Guy

THAT is VERY cool.  I can see myself getting lost in this little toy. 

Jun 27, 2010 03:54 PM #5
Jane Peters
Home Jane Realty - Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles real estate concierge services

Excellent find, Paige.  I am going to reblog.

Jun 27, 2010 04:00 PM #6
Gina Chirico
Lattimer Realty - Fairfield, NJ
Real Estate Agent - Essex County, New Jersey

Great info Paige!  Thanks for sharing.  I just re-blogged it!!  Special thanks to Jane Peters too because of her re-blog, I found your post!

Jun 27, 2010 04:31 PM #7
Mary Kay Hopkins
Mary Kay Hopkins, LLC e-PRO, GRI, CRS, CRB - Lake Charles, LA

Paige, I put this in the category of "Way Cool."  Thanks for finding AND sharing.

Jun 27, 2010 04:52 PM #8
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Cool map Paige, I cant wait to dig in and see whats going on in my area

Jun 27, 2010 07:14 PM #9
Paige Walker
Paige Walker - Pineville, LA
Real Estate Guru - Alexandria Pineville LA

Thanks to all for your comments! I thought this was cool enough to share with my AR family! Hope you share it as well and get to WOW some clients in the process! - Paige

Jun 28, 2010 07:30 AM #10
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