Some states are losing residents. Is it just a red state vs. blue state thing or could there be more to the trend?

Having lived in some of the bluest states in the union, it is no mystery to me why people would like to leave them.…

It seems like a trend is emerging that many are moving to escape the economic shackles of high tax, high cost of living states. According to United Van Lines people are leaving these states at the highest rate: