In 2015, a total of 34,221 Illinois residents reportedly relocated to Indiana.
The number of people leaving Illinois to Indiana is astounding –
Illinois is losing residents to Indiana more than to any other neighboring
state. In fact, more than 50 people move to Indiana from Illinois each
day. Each year, as many people as live in an entire county in Illinois
move to Indiana.
While the reasons for this great migration vary, taxation, employment,
and affordability are the three most-cited reasons by those who chose
to move to Indiana. Taxation is reportedly the foremost reason for leaving
Illinois, as property taxes in Illinois are some of the most punitive
in the country. Indiana’s property taxes are more than two times
lower as in Illinois and overall taxation is reportedly more than 20 percent
higher in Illinois than in Indiana. Increased taxation is reportedly being
legislated on income in Illinois. The proposed increase will be about
Meanwhile, back in Indiana, jobs abound as the state government pursues
economic growth policies that attract job creators. Businesses are relocating
to Indiana because of its pro-business laws. Of course, this means many
Illinois residents are following those jobs.
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