10 Interesting Facts About Moving

10 Interesting Facts About Moving

Are you thinking about relocating? Well, it might be quite stressful especially if you haven’t planned ahead for everything. You can choose StraightLine Moving for all your relocation needs. Here are some interesting facts about moving that you should know.

  1. Moving has been categorized as the 3rd most stressful event in anyone’s life. It follows the death of a loved one and divorce closely.
  2. At least 1/3 of renters move every year in the US. That comes to around 40 million Americans every year.
  3. Actually, that’s more than the entire population of California, the 3rd largest state in the US.
  4. At least 50% of all relocation usually happen during 1/3 of the year. It happens during the beginning of May and 1st Monday of September (Labor day)
  5. The average person in the US will move at least 11.3 times in their lifetime. Therefore, a person is expected to move at least once every 6 years.
  6. At least 40% of people relocate because of their jobs. Out of this number 42% are personal relocation while 18% are military or government relocation.
  7. If you are planning on relocating, doing so with a moving company is cheaper than hiring a moving truck and doing all the work yourself. That’s because the moving company will handle the labor, packing, transportation, gas, insurance, toll expenses and everything else that comes up during the relocation.
  8. Most people move to neighborhoods that are close to their job for the ultimate convenience.
  9. At least 62% of people in the US live in the states where they were born.
  10. Florida has the lowest percentage of people who were born there and still live there.

If you are planning to move to a new city or neighborhood, feel free to contact us immediately. Burnett’s Moving Services is affordable and experienced in handling all types of relocation!

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