People are leaving Illinois in large numbers, so where is everyone moving to?Yes, it's true, people are getting sick of Illinois.

In December we reported that more people are leaving Illinois than any other state in the country. So, where are all the former Illinois residents moving to?

According to the Illinois Policy institute, the US Census Bureau's state-to-state migration data indicates the number one destination is the Hoosier State. Indiana gained nearly 20,000 people from Illinois. Wisconsin, Iowa and Missouri also make the top six.

HERE ARE THE TOP 6 STATES ILLINOIS RESIDENTS ARE MOVING TO

  1. Indiana gained 19,748
  2. Florida gained 14,978
  3. Wisconsin gained 11,448
  4. Texas gained 10,208
  5. Iowa gained 9,733
  6. Missouri gained 8,520

So exactly how many people moved out of Illinois last year?

Illinois policy Institute Graphic

People are sick and tired of high property taxes, lack of good paying jobs, and very poor government

Illinois might soon be like that creepy 1974 Movie, "Where Have All The People Gone"

If you could pick up and leave Illinois, what state would you move to?