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Where They're Going

Whether they’re fleeing tight job markets, taking advantage of cheaper home prices or just looking for a change of pace, nearly 34 million people moved in 2007, according to the U.S. Census. But where are they going? Relocation.com, a Web site that helps consumers relocate, crunched numbers from 500,000 searches conducted on the site in 2008. These 10 cities drew the most interest. Click on to find out the cities and what their housing and job markets look like.

Sources: City rankings from Relocation.com. Existing home prices from the National Association of Realtors’ 2008 third-quarter data. Population data from the U.S. Census 2007 population estimates. Jobless rates from the November 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics report.

Photo: Brian Siewiorek