Of the 190.2 million persons 1 year old and over living in the United States in March 1966, 36.7 million, or 19.3 percent, had been living at a different address in March 1965, according to estimates from the Current Population Survey conducted by the Bureau of the Census. Of the 36.7 million person who had moved between March 1965 and March 1966, 24.2 million had moved within counties, 12.5 million had moved between counties, and 6.3 million had moved between states. An additional 0.9 million had been living abroad in March 1965. The annual variation in the percentage of movers has been small. In the 19 annual surveys conducted since 1948, the proportion of movers has ranged from 18.6 to 21.0 percent.
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Mobility of the Population of the U.S.: March 1964 to March 1965
This report analyzes migration in the U.S. between 1964 and 1965 using the Current Population Survey and provides detailed tables.
Reasons for Moving: March 1962 to March 1963
This report examines the reasons people moved using the 1963 Current Population Survey and provides detailed tables of the estimates.
Mobility of the Population of the U.S.: March 1966 to March 1967
This report analyzes migration in the U.S. between 1966 and 1967 using the Current Population Survey and provides detailed tables.