Fla. was one of the nation’s fastest-growing states in last year

4. Moving Expenses  Getting all your stuff from one place to the next can vary widely in cost, depending on how far you’re traveling, how much you have to move and how much help you might have from generous family and friends.  Cost: According to the American Moving and Storage Association, the average cost of an in-state move is $1,170. The average inter-state move costs $5,630.
4. Moving Expenses Getting all your stuff from one place to the next can vary widely in cost, depending on how far you’re traveling, how much you have to move and how much help you might have from generous family and friends. Cost: According to the American Moving and Storage Association, the average cost of an in-state move is $1,170. The average inter-state move costs $5,630.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) – Florida is one of the nation’s fastest-growing states.

New figures released Tuesday by the U.S. Census Bureau show that Florida’s population grew by 1.8 percent in the last year.

Only Utah and Nevada grew at faster rates, about 2 percent.

Idaho and Washington also grew about 1.8 percent from July 2015 to July 2016.

Florida’s population stood at 20.6 million as of last July.

Only California and Texas were more populous.

In pure numbers, the Sunshine State gained the second-most number of people in a year – an additional 367,000 residents.

Only Texas gained more, an additional 433,000 residents.

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