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Arizona 4th fastest growing state in the U.S.

A new study, conducted by the National Movers ranks Arizona among the top 10 states for population growth. This study is in conjunction with a survey from United Van Lines that determined why people were moving to the state.

According to the survey the leading motivation is career change, with one out of every two people moved due to a new job or company transfer. Other reasons, according to the survey for moves included retirement, being closer to family and a lifestyle change.

Population Change for States (and Puerto Rico): From April 1, 2017 to July 1, 2018[Source: U.S. Census Bureau]