West Virginia is the No. 25 growth state in America, according to the U-Haul® Growth Index analyzing customer moves during 2022.
People arriving in West Virginia in one-way U-Haul trucks fell 8% from 2021, while departures dropped more than 10% year-over-year as overall traffic slowed.
Due to fewer people leaving West Virginia, it netted a slightly larger percentage of arrivals to climb one spot from its No. 26 growth ranking in 2021. Do-it-yourself movers arriving in West Virginia accounted for 50.1% of all one-way U-Haul truck traffic in and out of the state (49.9% departures).
The U-Haul Growth Index is compiled according to the net gain of one-way U-Haul trucks arriving in a state or city, versus departing from that state or city, in a calendar year. Migration trends data is compiled from more than 2 million one-way U-Haul truck transactions that occur annually across the U.S. and Canada
Find the complete 2022 U-Haul Growth Cities and Growth States rankings at myuhaulstory.com.