Phoenix Arizona one of the top U.S. moving destinations in 2017

Phoenix Arizona top moving destination

Eleven percent of the U.S. population picks up stakes every year and move to a different locale.

Moving app Updater issued its first list of top destinations on Jan.8, 2018, although it’s been tracking the information since 2011, naming Phoenix one of the top 15 moving destinations of 2017.

Movers seeking year-round sunshine and warmth flock to the Phoenix metro area, with a population of about 4.7 million residents. It’s not just the sunshine that draws people to Arizona’s capital. The city has a relatively low cost of living compared to other popular destinations. In the third quarter of 2017, the median home price in Phoenix was $249,000, compared to $464,000 in Boston and $900,000 in the Bay Area, according to the National Association of Realtors.


 Phoenix Arizona top moving destination

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