A new study was conducted to determine the most popular places people from each state are moving to, including Oklahoma. The study by Stacker used Census Bureau and other data along with user surveys and questionnaires to determine the 3 most popular destinations that people from each state are moving to.

According to the study and the most recent data from the Census Bureau the 3 most popular states overall that people are moving to are Florida, Texas, and California. There were all kinds of reasons and explanations for people's desire or need to leave their current home state and move somewhere else within the survey.


Moving van with cardboard box and chairs by house

For many the cost of living, employment opportunities, quality of life, and crime rates were the primary reasons for wanting to make a move. Along with this retirement and wanting to find someplace with better weather conditions and climate were also listed as primary reasons for wanting to move to another state.

Oklahoma is home and I can't imagine living someplace else. Sure we have our fair share of problems, especially when it comes to the weather but despite Mother Nature's moodiness, the Sooner State is a great place to live. At least in my opinion anyway. For me, I think it's more about the people than anything else. Check out the gallery below and scroll through to see what each state's most popular place to move to is. 

LOOK: Here's where people in every state are moving to most

Stacker analyzed the Census Bureau's 2019 American Community Survey data to determine the three most popular destinations for people moving out of each state.

What To Know When Moving To Oklahoma

Against popular in-state belief, Oklahoma is currently growing. In fact, the Sooner State has been steadily growing for the last thirty-ish years. We haven't had a population dip since the mid-90s.

As of 2023, native-born and adopted Okies now make up a wolfpack of over 4 million people, and if trends continue, we'll just keep adding new residents to the mix. Whether Americans are coming to Oklahoma for a more cost-effective lifestyle or just for work, here are a few things they can expect when they get here.

Oklahoma's Top 24 Terrific Towns & Prettiest Cities

It's the delightful double dozen, the top 24 most terrific Oklahoma towns and prettiest cities in the Sooner State. These incredible places are just as friendly and inviting, as they are beautiful and picturesque. While Oklahoma has more than just a few terrific towns and pretty cities these are the crème de la crème, and more than deserving of making the top 24 list. The list was created by using Google. It ranked each city by beauty, lifestyle, friendliness, scenery, entertainment, and overall positive feedback from those who have experienced their charm firsthand. Scroll through the photo gallery below to see the top 24 towns & cities in Oklahoma.

Top 12 trashiest Oklahoma towns & sleazy cities

It's a top 12 list you don't want to be on. Unfortunately, these 12 towns and cities have been selected as some of the worst and by worst I mean trashiest and sleaziest in the Sooner State. These dirty dozen were selected by Google using factors like crime, violence, drug abuse, unemployment, income rates, and even the overall appearance of the town or city. It factored in things like rundown or abandoned properties and vehicles when ranking how trashy or sleazy a town or city is. Scroll through the photo gallery below.

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