AUSTIN, Texas — It's no secret there are a lot of people moving to Austin, Texas.
But in 2021 alone, the capital city was a top destination.
According to U-Haul, the City of Austin ranked as the 16th most popular place to move to. The company used one-way truck bookings to track this data.
Austin wasn't the only Texas city that saw a lot of moving trucks. The suburbs around Dallas-Fort Worth and College Station saw the most growth according to the number of moving trucks.
As a state, Texas came in at No. 1 as the most popular place to move to.
California came in last and Illinois was 49th on the list of states that saw the largest losses in one-way U-Haul trucks, the company said.
“The Texas economy is growing fast,” said Kristina Ramos, president of U-Haul Company of South Austin. “With a strong job market and low cost of living, it’s a no-brainer. Texas doesn’t have an income tax, so families get more for their money.”
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