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New York to Miami was 2016’s most popular long-distance move

Estimated to cost $5K

A U-Haul moving truck
A U-Haul moving truck
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The move from New York City to Miami was the most popular long-distance move of 2016, according to a study by SpareFoot in collaboration with Moving.com which looked at the most searched moves of 2016.

The estimated cost for that move from the Big Apple to the Magic City based on a two-to-three-bedroom home without packing was $5,000.

Among the 20 most popular long-distance routes was also Miami to Los Angeles (No. 17), Miami to Atlanta (No. 11), Miami to New York (No. 9), and Newark/Hoboken/Teaneck to Miami (No. 5). They also noted the change in median home price, median rent price and median income for each move.

For the New York-to-Miami move, those figures are below:

  • Percent change median household income: - 41.8 percent
  • Percent change median home value: - 54.6 percent
  • Percent change monthly gross rent: - 22.6 percent