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09 Sep

INTERACTIVE MAP: County-to-County Migration 2012-2013

This map shows migration trends between counties from 2012-2013 based on IRS tax return data. Migration can be measured in terms of total returns, total exemptions, and total gross income. Migration flows are shown as total in-migration, total out-migration, and total net migration (the difference...

09 Sep

Counties Attracting Most New Taxpayer Income in 2013 Are in Austin-TX, Miami-FL, Naples-FL, Phoenix-AZ, and Las Vegas-NV; Counties in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York City Lose Most Income

Recently released data from the Internal Revenue Service shows that county-to-county net migration (total in-migrants minus out-migrants) of Total Gross Income is the highest in Travis County, TX (Austin), which gained a net of $2.4 billion in 2013 new tax payers relocating from outside the...

19 Aug

Top 10 Counties with Best and Worst Performing Holding Company Economies of 2014: Harris County-TX / Houston Creates the Most Jobs at Holding Companies; Fairfax County-VA / Washington DC Loses the Most

Recently released data show that jobs created in 2014 by holding companies across counties in the US varied from a high of 9,600 in Harris County-TX (Houston) to a loss of 2,600 jobs in Fairfax County-VA (Washington DC). "Holding Companies" includes the owning or management...

03 Aug

Top 10 Counties with Best and Worst Performing Air Transportation Economies of 2014: Orange County-FL / Orlando Creates the Most Air Transportation Jobs; Dallas County-TX / Dallas Loses the Most

Recently released data show that air transportation job creation in 2014 across counties in the US varied from a high of 1,400 in Orange County-FL (Orlando) to a loss of 4,000 jobs in Dallas County-TX (Dallas). Out of more than 220 counties with air transportation economies,...

03 Aug

Top 10 Counties with Best and Worst Performing Truck Transportation Economies of 2014: Riverside County-CA / Riverside Creates the Most Truck Transportation Jobs; Blair County-PA / Altoona Loses the Most

Recently released data show that truck transportation job creation in 2014 across counties in the US varied from a high of 1,900 in Riverside County-CA (Riverside) to a loss of 700 jobs in Blair County-PA (Altoona). Out of more than 2,300 counties with truck transportation economies,...