Our Town America Logo
Skip to content

National Survey Reveals Americans are Looking to Move

All statistics drawn from survey commissioned by Our Town America. For more information, please visit:


Survey Says: Moving Trends due to Covid-19. Top Takeaways from a National Survey commissioned by Our Town America. More than 40% would consider moving for Covid-19 reasons. Top motives to move somewhere else. 36% say less chance to catch Covid-19. 32% somewhere less expensive to live. 28% say warmer climate. More than 50% say finances are one of their biggest Covid-19 worries. Top 3 things missed most during quarantine. #1 dining at restaurants. #2 spending time with family & friends. #3 running errands without worrying about my health (ie. grocery store, dry cleaner, bank, etc.). Over 70% would be open to trying out new businesses in their new city. As Covid-19 restrictions loosen up 49% will order takeout & curbside from restaurants. 35% will dine inside restaurants. Over 80% would redeem a proven community-welcome offer from a local business (ie. free meal, haircut, etc.). Roughly 2/3 would feel more comfortable in their new neighborhood if they received a housewarming gift.

Survey commissioned by moving industry experts, Our Town America. Our Town America has been connecting U.S. businesses with a new set of movers every month for the past 48 years. Full survey results at ourtownamerica.com. Our Town America Welcoming New Movers Since 1972.

image_pdfDownload as PDFimage_printPrint

Our Town America has been featured on:

Get new customers, Our Town America on USA Today

Our Town America Featured on The Wall Street Journal

Our Town America Featured in Inc. Magazine

Our Town America featured in Entrepreneur Magazine

Our Town America on Fox and Friends

Our Town America Featured On HuffPo

Our Town America Featured On HuffPo

International Franchise Association
Veteran Owned
2021 Forbes Technology Council Member
Franchise Hall Of Fame
FBR Magazine, New Mover Marketing Franchise
FBR Magazine, New Mover Marketing Franchise
%d bloggers like this: