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Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Net Migration Among States, 1990-99

Table 5
Rank State Amt.   Rank State Amt.
1 Florida 1,108,514   26 Delaware 35,058
2 Georgia 665,418   27 New Hampshire 29,607
3 Arizona 577,038   28 Vermont 5,615
4 Texas 569,957   29 West Virginia 2,082
5 North Carolina 554,268   30 South Dakota -2,881
6 Nevada 433,219   31 Wyoming -3,676
7 Colorado 402,832   32 Nebraska -3,693
8 Washington 381,552   33 Maine -7,347
9 Tennessee 356,907   34 Iowa -15,542
10 Oregon 270,903   35 Kansas -16,224
11 South Carolina 143,213   36 Alaska -23,889
12 Idaho 136,339   37 North Dakota -37,387
13 Alabama 112,163   38 Maryland -55,060
14 Arkansas 110,878   39 Rhode Island -63,250
15 Missouri 101,020   40 Hawaii -99,371
16 Kentucky 97,187   41 Louisiana -139,704
17 Virginia 96,562   42 Ohio -166,200
18 Wisconsin 90,224   43 Michigan -199,465
19 Minnesota 86,847   44 Connecticut -226,370
20 Indiana 82,674   45 Massachusetts -244,494
21 Utah 73,016   46 Pennsylvania -250,958
22 Montana 47,875   47 New Jersey -378,495
23 Mississippi 44,639   48 Illinois -560,003
24 Oklahoma 42,688   49 NEW YORK -1,888,936
25 New Mexico 42,339   50 California -2,170,790
Source: U.S. Census Bureau http://www.census.gov/population/estimates/state/st-99-2.txt.
New York gained population over the decade, despite outmigration, because of new births and foreign immigration.