Atlanta_Skyline_at_Sunset__Georgia(1) The U.S Census Bureau stated that more than 36 million people relocated in 2012. That is over a million more than the previous year. A majority of those moves were within the United States and to warmer climate cities. The list below is the top ten most popular destinations to move to in 2012.

10. Sarasota, Fla.

9. Charlotte, N.C.

8. Seattle

7. Denver

6. Houston

5. Chicago

4. Orlando, Fla.

3. Phoenix

2. Dallas-Fort Worth

1. Atlanta

This graphic from Atlas Van Lines depicts the most common reasons why people chose to move. The most common reason being to start their own household, followed closely by moving to be closer to work or school.