Are you moving across country? Be prepared

By on June 3, 2013

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there are many ways to approach long distance moving.
Long distance moving can be a daunting task and requires careful thought and planning
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Whether a cross country move is for business or a new start, a good long distance moving company can make the process a lot less stressful. Those cross country moving most usually will mot usually employ the services of a long distance moving company, as most individuals do not normally have on hand all of the tools necessary to complete such an intensive project.

If a long distance move is in your plans, be sure to do the proper research. Long distance moving is common in this day and age and can change a life like few other events will. A few interesting facts associated with long distance moving:

Every year about one sixth of all Americans, an estimated 43 million people or 17 percent of the total U.S. population, move, that is more than four times the number of people who visit the famous mouse at a California amusement park each year.

Did you know that the average size of an interstate shipment is 6,900 pounds, equivalent to 345 average sized watermelons? Also, the average distance of a move is approximately the distance from New York City to Des Moines, Iowa, or 1,100 miles, which is roughly equivalent to 38 million beach balls laid side to side.

In terms of demographics, the typical moving customer is a married couple between the ages 25 and 44, with one or two children between the ages of 2 and 11. In addition, when it comes to long distance moving, approximately 46 percent of all moves are job related, 32 percent are due to retirement and 22 percent are because of other personal reasons.

In terms of where people move, 31 percent are most likely to choose their new neighborhood for convenience to their job. Five years after college graduation, 30 percent of graduates no longer live in the state where they attended college! Furthermore 35 percent no longer live in the state where they went to high school.

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18 Comments

  1. Kurt Moreno

    August 23, 2013 at 8:49 am

    Interesting facts here. The third most stressful huh? I have always met moves with excitement!

  2. Chad Santos

    February 13, 2014 at 9:03 pm

    Who would have thought the numbers for movers would be that high? I have lived all my life in the same neighborhood.

  3. Eric Perry

    April 14, 2014 at 9:19 pm

    Who would have thought the numbers for movers would be that high? I have lived all my life in the same neighborhood.

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    May 14, 2014 at 9:47 pm

    Who would have thought the numbers for movers would be that high? I have lived all my life in the same neighborhood.

  5. Alfred Fernandez

    June 13, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    Who would have thought the numbers for movers would be that high? I have lived all my life in the same neighborhood.

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    July 13, 2014 at 9:50 pm

    Who would have thought the numbers for movers would be that high? I have lived all my life in the same neighborhood.

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    August 12, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    Who would have thought the numbers for movers would be that high? I have lived all my life in the same neighborhood.

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    September 11, 2014 at 9:53 pm

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    October 11, 2014 at 9:54 pm

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    November 10, 2014 at 10:50 pm

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    December 10, 2014 at 10:52 pm

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    February 8, 2015 at 10:55 pm

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    March 10, 2015 at 9:53 pm

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    April 9, 2015 at 9:55 pm

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    May 9, 2015 at 9:55 pm

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