By Taxpayers Association of Oregon
The exodus continues.
According to a new report, more people moved out of Oregon than into Oregon in 2021, continuing a trend that began a couple of years ago.
KOIN-6 TV reported Oregon having a 19.5% net moving loss in 2021, out of a total of about 90,000 moves. Portland had a net loss of 11.3%, and Beaverton’s net loss was a whopping 42.9%. The report listed the top ten cities to which people moved, and half of them were in Florida. The state with the highest net moving gain? Believe it or not, 43.8% more folks moved into Arkansas than moved out.
We issued this graphic last year about what is happening in Portland: