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U-Haul Names Houston as the Number One Top 2013 U.S. Destination City

PHOENIX (April 10, 2014) — The U-Haul 2013 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities Report is in.  According to U-Haul moving data reflective of nationwide statistics for calendar year 2013, families moving to Houston took the No. 1 spot again, for the fifth year in a row.  For the fourth year in a row, Orlando, Fla., took the No. 2 spot.  Las Vegas and Chicago ranked No. 3 and 4 respectively, while San Antonio held at No. 5 for the third year in a row. 

“Since 1945, U-Haul has built a long and proud history of helping Americans relocate,” said John “J.T.” Taylor, president, U-Haul International, Inc. “Our customers continue to rely on us to provide services at convenient locations at a price they can afford.  More convenience has the added benefit of reducing the amount of carbon emissions released into the atmosphere and makes moving easier.”

The ranking reflects destinations for movers renting a truck one way and considers every city in the country, regardless of size. However, the data is not stated as a percentage of population and is not reflective of overall growth.

The U-Haul 2013 Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities Report was compiled from more than 1.7 million one-way U-Haul truck transactions occurring during a recent 12-month period.

Did you know…The annual mileage of North American U-Haul trucks, trailer rentals and tow dollies would move a family to the moon and back again more than 9.9 times per day, every day of the year and could also travel around the Earth more than 177 times per day, every day of the year.

 

U-Haul Top 50 U.S. Destination Cities

January - December 2013

1.

HOUSTON

26.

PLANO, Texas

2.

ORLANDO, Fla.

27.

COLUMBIA, S.C.

3.

LAS VEGAS

28.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

4.

CHICAGO

29.

ATLANTA

5.

SAN ANTONIO

30.

VICTORVILLE, Calif.

6.

AUSTIN, Texas

31.

OKLAHOMA CITY

7.

BROOKLYN, N.Y.

32.

PORTLAND, Ore.

8.

PHILADELPHIA

33.

TULSA, Okla.

9.

COLUMBUS, Ohio

34.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.

10.

KANSAS CITY, Mo.

35.

DENVER, Colo.

11.

SAN DIEGO

36.

NASHVILLE, Tenn.

12.

DALLAS

37.

RALEIGH, N.C.

13.

SACRAMENTO, Calif.

38.

SAN JOSE, Calif.

14.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.

39.

BALTIMORE

15.

PHOENIX

40.

CINCINNATI, Ohio

16.

TAMPA, Fla.

41.

MIAMI, Fla.

17.

NEW YORK CITY

42.

TACOMA, Wash.

18.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.

43.

LOUISVILLE, KY

19.

INDIANAPOLIS

44.

SALT LAKE CITY

20.

TUCSON, Ariz.

45.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.

21.

BRONX, N.Y.

46.

MADISON, Wis

22.

LOS ANGELES

47.

MILWAUKEE

23.

ST. LOUIS

48.

RENO, Nev.

24.

SAN FRANCISCO

49.

JERSERY CITY, N.J.

25.

FORT WORTH, Texas

50.

SPOKANE, Wash.

 

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