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Data - February 2013

Texas Two Step

There has been a huge spike in the number of New Yorkers relocating to Texas in recent years, even at a time when fewer city residents were departing for Charlotte, Atlanta, Philadelphia and other traditional destinations.




Tags: economic opportunity | middle class | boroughs | data


 

Borough Breakdown: NYC Residents Moving to
Houston, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth and San Antonio (2004/05 to 2009/10)

Migration from Bronx to...
  2004/2005 2009/2010 % Change
Dallas County 77 92 19.5%
Harris County 202 310 53.5%
Tarrant County 28 58 107.1%
Travis County 22 27 22.7%
Bexar County 29 66 127.6%
Fort Bend County 31 33 6.5%
Total 389 586 50.6%

 

Migration from Brooklyn to...
  2004/2005 2009/2010 % Change
Dallas County 132 152 15.2%
Harris County 271 351 29.5%
Tarrant County 64 71 10.9%
Travis County 83 224 169.9%
Bexar County 76 64 -15.8%
Fort Bend County 40 62 55.0%
Total 666 924 38.7%

 

Migration from Queens to...
  2004/2005 2009/2010 % Change
Dallas County 146 166 13.7%
Harris County 412 404 -1.9%
Tarrant County 117 125 6.8%
Travis County 56 89 58.9%
Bexar County 80 99 23.8%
Fort Bend County 67 90 34.3%
Total 878 973 10.8%

 

Migration from Manhattan to...
  2004/2005 2009/2010 % Change
Dallas County 311 356 14.5%
Harris County 346 508 46.8%
Tarrant County 51 107 109.8%
Travis County 167 303 81.4%
Bexar County 96 91 -5.2%
Fort Bend County 15 54 260.0%
Total 986 1419 43.9%

 

Migration from Staten Island to...
  2004/2005 2009/2010 % Change
Dallas County N/A N/A N/A
Harris County 36 55 52.8%
Tarrant County N/A N/A N/A
Travis County N/A N/A N/A
Bexar County N/A N/A N/A
Fort Bend County N/A N/A N/A
Total 36 55 52.8%

 

 

Source: IRS Migration Data. For Staten Island, data was only available for migrations to Harris County.