For the fifth year in a row, Texas gained over half-a-million new residents in 2017, according to the Texas Relocation Report released today by Texas REALTORS®.
- This places Texas second among states for relocation activity.
- Over half of the new residents came from outside the US.
- Texas was third in the nation for residents moving out of state.
- Texas has a net increase of 57,173 residents.
“Texas remained a hotbed of relocation activity in 2017 due in part to our diverse job opportunities, record-breaking housing market and booming economy,” said Tray Bates, 2019 chairman of Texas REALTORS®.