Skip to comments.Michigan Leads the Nation in Outbound Moves
Posted on 01/04/2008 11:10:39 PM PST by Westlander
United Van Lines, LLC has released its annual migration study on where it takes its clients to and from among the 48 contiguous states. The Mackinac Center for Public Policy has tested their data against actual census data going back to 1977 and found the two to be very highly correlated. This makes UVL data something of a leading migration indicator. According to UVL, a staggering 67.8 percent of its Michigan client traffic was outbound in 2007. That rate is an all-time record high, eclipsing the previous 1981 record of 66.9 percent during a year the Great Lake State suffered from an unemployment rate of 12.5 percent. Last month the U.S. Census Bureau reported that Michigan lost 30,500 citizens from July 2006 to July 2007.
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+ Muskegon, Dearborn, Southfield, Inkster, Oak Park......
Where are all of these people moving too????
Well abandon your and buy mine already!! It’s going to hit 72 today...
Michigan has been running TV ads featuring the actor from Dumb and Dumber and several other movies. Forget his name but talk about Mission Impossible. He is trying to entice people to move to a state with high taxes, corrupt government, cold weather, and the flagship city is the murder capital Detroit.
Does anybody know why lots of folks are moving OUT of North Dakota and lots of folks are moving IN to South Dakota?
Sorry to inform you but you the horse is already out of the barn concerning your Michigan brain drain. I live in the Dallas metroplex and have just recently completed a two year stint in Shanghai, China. Between all the upper Midwest expat’s in China supporting the American auto industry and their suppliers in China and all of the upper Midwest migrants who relocated to Texas, one has to wonder who will be the one to turn out the lights up there. Btw, these people leaving the upper Midwest and the one’s who typically have the skills, education, entrepreneurial spirit and other wherewithal to take good Texans. So, we will gladly accept these folks and the dregs can stay on their couch right where they are...
Back in the 60’s, an uncle of mine lived in Dearborn and worked for Chrysler. We visited and Dearborn was a pleasant family type community. Now I guess its been ruined by the third world invasion and drugs, gangs, etc. Too bad.
There are small concentrated muslim populations in south central/south east Michigan, but nothing to the north where the majority of the state lies.
I’ve never heard a peep out of those folks.
[Wow, people fleeing Michigan in droves. Imagine that.]
Yeah, imagine that. The marxist democrats and rino liberals are turning the nation into a cesspool with the liberal anti Christ, tax and spend, take take take the taxpayers monies and American’s freedoms from the citizens.
The democrat states like Michigan,New Jersey, and California and New York are dying and will die economically and spirtually and become but weak and stupid and arrogant fiefdoms run by marxist (dems and rinos) politicians as time goes on.
And there will be no place left to leave.
[High taxes, Detroit under a socialist oppressive regime, corrupt democrat party scum infesting the overbearing state government... who in their right mind would stay in this hellhole?]
A fact indeed and well spoken.
Up State NY is the same. People have just left. It will take 30 -40 years before it will change as it now stands. Taxes they just don’t get it. Democrats and Taxes.
Admittedly, Florida got a little carried away with raising taxes over the last few years. Now that the housing bust is here, the governments have no more money. But then came Charlie, the Democrat, he worked as hard as he ever did in his whole life, and couldn’t come up with a tax cut that would help. Who knew Charlie was a one square kind of guy.
[I thought Michigan was turning into a 7th century Islamic State. Wrong?]
Ha, and it is true. The Islamic terrorists love the democrats who hate the Christians and conservatives of the nation and are useful idiots to there continued assault on all once Christian nations. The day may come when the dems will be the first to be beheaded and murdered by their Islamic masters if things continue to collapse under the new age movement.
Unfortunately, to the red states where they will continue to destroy non violent Christians and conservative values in the name of love and for the children.
I moved to Michigan in 1968, after college I left in 1985, but came back in 1993 but finally had to get out in 2005. I miss the beauty and the lakes, I grew up “up north”, but I do not miss the politics or the Detroit area.......
One thing about the “migration” out of Michigan, those leaving have the work ethic and I would guess tend to be more conservative. This is leaving fewer working stiffs to support those living under the great “welfare state”.....
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