Oregon has been the runner up for four years and last year finally topped the list of states that saw the most moves to it.
United Van Lines conducted the migration study.
Nancy Lynch is the local United van Lines agent in Bend and says they've seen increased traffic.
"This has been the best year in four years. Some moved in for job relocation, but a majority of people that move here can live anywhere and they chose this place to retire and spend their years and Bend seems to be a popular place."
Other states with a high mgiration rate include North and South Carolina, Nevada, Texas and Colorado.
After 16 consecutive years at or near the top of the outbound list, Michigan finally appeared in the middle of the pack for 2013.