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People migrate out of W.Va.

(WVVA) -- A national moving company studies the migration of people.  They say West Virginia ranks high when it comes to people moving out of state.

United Van Lines is the name of the company who compiles the data.  It's based on business they do across the country.

West Virginia ranks fourth in the "High Outbound" category, involving residents who move out of state.

New Jersey had the highest percent of outbound movers last year, followed by Illinois and New York.

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