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Moving from state to state may not be a realistic option for many American families, but that doesn't stop them from dreaming.

According to a recent Gallup poll, an average of 33 percent of state residents want to move to another state, even if they won't or can't act on that desire. Motivation for moving can range from things like work and weather to family/friends, quality of life, schools, cost of living and/or taxes, Gallup reports.

Here's a look at the 20 states with the highest percentage of people who are interested in moving away, along with a look at where Utah falls in that ranking.

Sources: Gallup poll: Residents wanting to leave, Gallup: Top places to live, 2014 State Business Tax Climate Index, U.S. News: Best High School rankings

22 No. 1 for wanting to stay: Montana
Associated Press

Would like to move: 23 percent

Would like to stay: 75 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Steve Bullock, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 1,015m165

Unemployment: 5.1 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 77 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 7

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 30

21 Where Utah falls: No. 32 for wanting to leave
Associated Press

Would like to move: 31 percent

Would like to stay: 69 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Gary Herbert, Republican

2013 population estimate: 2,900,872

Unemployment: 4.1 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live in: 70 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 9

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 44

20 New Mexico
Associated Press

Would like to move: 35 percent

Would like to stay: 63 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Susana Martinez, Republican

2013 population estimate: 2,085,287

Unemployment: 7.0 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 28 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: 38 No.

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 27

19 Kansas
Associated Press

Would like to move: 36 percent

Would like to stay: 63 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Sam Brownback, Republican

2013 population estimate: 2,893,957

Unemployment: 4.9 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 34 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 20

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 47

18 North Carolina
Associated Press

Would like to move: 36 percent

Would like to stay: 63 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Pat McCrory, Republican

2013 population estimate: 9,848,060

Unemployment: 6.3 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 34 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 44

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 23

17 Delaware
Associated Press

Would like to move: 36 percent

Would like to stay: 62 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Jack Markell, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 925,749

Unemployment: 5.9 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 39 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 13

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 32

16 Michigan
Associated Press

Would like to move: 37 percent

Would like to stay: 63 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Rick Snyder, Republican

2013 population estimate: 9,895,622

Unemployment: 7.5 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 28 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 14

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 34

15 Virginia
Associated Press

Would like to move: 37 percent

Would like to stay: 62 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Terry McAuliffe, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 8,260,405

Unemployment: 5.0 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 47 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 26

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 7

14 Pennsylvania
Associated Press

Would like to move: 37 percent

Would like to stay: 62 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Tom Corbett, Republican

2013 population estimate: 12,773,801

Unemployment: 6.0 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 34 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 24

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 28

13 Georgia
Associated Press

Would like to move: 38 percent

Would like to stay: 61 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Nathan Deal, Republican

2013 population estimate: 9,992,167

Unemployment: 7.0 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 41 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 32

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 17

12 Arizona
Associated Press

Would like to move: 38 percent

Would like to stay: 59 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Jan Brewer, Republican

2013 population estimate: 6,626,624

Unemployment: 7.3 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 41 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 22

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 22

11 Indiana
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Would like to move: 38 percent

Would like to stay: 61 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Mike Pence, Republican

2013 population estimate: 6,570,902

Unemployment: 5.9 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 34 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 10

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 16

10 Mississippi
Associated Press

Would like to move: 39 percent

Would like to stay: 59 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Phil Bryant, Republican

2013 population estimate: 2,991,207

Unemployment: 7.6 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 26 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 17

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 50

9 Louisiana
Associated Press

Would like to move: 40 percent

Would like to stay: 60 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Bobby Jindal, Republican

2013 population estimate: 4,625,470

Unemployment: 4.5 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 27 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 33

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 49

8 Massachusetts
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Would like to move: 41 percent

Would like to stay: 58 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Deval Patrick, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 6,692,824

Unemployment: 6.3 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 46 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 25

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 4

7 New York
Associated Press

Would like to move: 41 percent

Would like to stay: 56 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 19,651,127

Unemployment: 6.9 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 41 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 50

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 12

6 New Jersey
Associated Press

Would like to move: 41 percent

Would like to stay: 58 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Chris Christie, Republican

2013 population estimate: 8,899,339

Unemployment:7.2 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 28 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 49

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 20

5 Rhode Island
Associated Press

Would like to move: 42 percent

Would like to stay: 56 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Lincoln Chafee, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 1,051,511

Unemployment: 8.7 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 18 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 46

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 24

4 Nevada
Associated Press

Would like to move: 43 percent

Would like to stay: 55 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Brain Sandoval, Republican

2013 population estimate: 2,790,136

Unemployment: 8.5 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 33 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 3

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 25

3 Maryland
Associated Press

Would like to move: 47 percent

Would like to stay: 51 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Martin O'Malley, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 5,928,814

Unemployment: 5.6 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 29 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 41

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 5

2 Connecticut
Associated Press

Would like to move: 49 percent

Would like to stay: 48 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Dan Malloy, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 3,596,080

Unemployment: 7.0 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 31 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 42

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 3

1 Illinois
Associated Press

Would like to move: 50 percent

Would like to stay: 49 percent

State facts

Governor: Gov. Pat Quinn, Democrat

2013 population estimate: 12,882,135

Unemployment: 8.4 percent

Percentage of people who think the state is the best or one of the best possible states to live: 19 percent

Ranking, tax climate for business according to the Tax Foundation: No. 31

State ranking in U.S. News' Best High Schools report: No. 21