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Moves From the Snow Belt to the Sun Belt are Back Up to Pre-recession Levels

Moves From the Snow Belt to the Sun Belt are Back Up to Pre-recession Levels

Almost 600,000 Americans moved from the Midwest and Northeast to the Sun Belt states last year, the most since 2005, according to Brookings Institution demographer William Frey. Migration is boosting growth along Southeast and Western coasts as well as Nevada and Arizona, reflecting a healthier national economy that has made it easier to re-locate.