Bloomberg has very quietly been building an outstanding data visualisation widget that looks at everything from sports to weed to rent to food.
And according to data pulled from recent U-Haul surveys, San Francisco is the fastest-growing moving destination in America among large cities, having shown near 7% growth in both 2011 and 2012.
Other notable nuggets from the list:
- Contrary to what some recent headlines might suggest, Chicago and Los Angeles make the list.
- Defying trends in the Rust Belt, Columbus, Ohio also wins a spot. The largest employers in that city include Nationwide Insurance, Kroger, and, of course, Ohio State University.
- In a sign that, as we’ve reported previously, it really is the new Williamsburg, Jersey City makes the top 20.
The rest of the list comprises relatively standard-issue boom towns in the south and west.
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