BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — The population of Massachusetts has dropped heading into the New Year, making it the seventh most moved from state for 2022. In its annual study, United Van Lines says 57 percent of their clients centered in the Commonwealth were moving out of the state.
Massachusetts has been one of the most moved from states in the country for three years in a row now, falling into the top ten for surveys in 2020 and 2021.
A majority of those moving said their exodus was related to family followed by retirement and job reasons, the average income of which was likely greater than $100,000 a year. The age range of those heading out came in with a majority of 55 to 64 years old.
WBZ's Charlie Bergeron (@CharlieBergeron) reports.