You’ve decided to take the plunge and make the very difficult decision to relocate. This is a stressful time for you and science backs that claim. Here is some proof and some more interesting facts about moving that you may not have known. If you’re looking for some guidance with your move Express Moving Consultants can help and we are always happy to provide some useful insight if you’re just looking to get answers for your questions.
Facts About Moving
Moving is the third most stressful event in life, right up there with the death of a loved one and divorce.
Every year in the United States, 1/3 of all renters move.
About 40 million Americans move every year. That’s more people than the entire population of our largest state, California!
The average American moves 11.3 times in a lifetime. That’s once every six years!
50% of all relocations in the U.S. occur during one-third of the year – between the beginning of May and Labor Day (the first Monday of September).
Around: 40% of all moves in US are job-related; 42% are personal moves; 18% are military or government relocations.
Moving long-distance with a moving company may cost you less than renting a moving truck and moving yourself because their total cost covers, loading, un-loading, fuel and toll costs and even insurance – pretty much everything.
The largest reason people choose their new neighborhood is by convenience to their job.
Close to 62% of the people in United States currently live in the state they were born.
Florida has the lowest percentage of people born in the state who now live there.