From WRAL, by Chelsea Donovan
RALEIGH, N.C. — More than million people moved to a different ZIP code between February 2021 and February 2022, the most of any 12-month period since 2010.
North Carolina has been a big winner of that movement. The state had the third-highest in-migration during that period, only trailing Florida and Texas. Just in Raleigh, 10 years ago the population was around 400,000. Now, its population jumped about 15 percent, to around 467,000.
The statistics are the latest findings in a new analysis by Moody’s Analytics shared with Axios and first reported by The Wall Street Journal.
Laced within that trend is a variety of factors, including North Carolina’s proximity to beach and mountain landscapes, warm climate, booming tech sphere in the Research Triangle Park, attractive job market, good schools and acclaimed universities.
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