THE BRONX - At 17.22 percent, the Bronx ranked as the city with the highest growth in 2009, according to report by U-Haul International, Inc.

The annual U-Haul National Migration Trend Report reflects the nation's top growth areas for families that moved during 2009. The Bronx had the highest number of U-haul renters who moved into the borough in the country.

The study looked at cities with more than 5,000 who moved in or out of the Bronx based on U-haul truck rentals.