09.01.2012 - Washington, D.C. leads U.S. in attracting new residents
Among those who moved last year, the nation's capital was once again the most popular destination. According to a United Van Lines annual migration study, which took into account 146,000 interstate moves, nearly twice as many Americans moved to Washington, D.C. than moved out, making it the most migrated to destination in the nation for the fourth year in a row. Often, people go where the jobs are. As unemployment soared throughout most of the nation over the past four years, jobs were being created in or near D.C., thanks to one big employer: The government.............................................Full Article: Source
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