Percentage of the Population Who Moved in the Last Year From a Different State or a Different Country, 2009-to-2013 Average
The percentage of Arizona residents who had moved from outside the state in the last year (4.2 percent) was higher than the national average (2.9 percent) between 2009 and 2013. The percentage exceeded 5 percent in Cochise, Mohave, Pinal, and Yuma counties. Transfers of military personnel contributed to the high proportions in Cochise and Yuma counties. The only counties with a figure less than the U.S. average were Apache, Gila, and Navajo.