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New Strategist Press editorial director Cheryl Russell takes a look at recent Census Bureau data from the "State Totals: Vintage 2015," because that's what she does.

The gems here that she's turned up are about which states have been growing as a result of net domestic migration, and which states have been on the losing end of the net migration spectrum. Russell writes:

Twenty-one states and the District of Columbia gained more domestic migrants than they lost between 2010 and 2015, while 29 states lost more than they gained. Here are the five states with the highest and lowest rates of net domestic migration during the past five years...

Highest rates of net domestic migration
1. North Dakota
2. District of Columbia
3. Colorado
4. Florida
5. South Carolina

Lowest rates of net domestic migration (losses)
1. New York
2. Illinois
3. Alaska
4. New Jersey
5. Connecticut
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