United Van Lines' United National Movers Study heat-map

The movers know who's moving where, and United Van Lines is, literally, one of the movers. Annually, United Van Lines pops out with its "United National Movers Study" promptly on Jan. 1. The headlines are immediate.

Here, CNN/Money correspondent Kathryn Vasel reports that, gleaning take-away from the United study, Americans are moving in search of cheaper places to live, more jobs, warmer climates and green space. She writes:

Five of the 10 states with the highest number of inbound movers are west of the Mississippi River. The tech boom has played a big role in enticing new residents to the West Coast, but that's just part of the attraction.

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