Metros sending the most people to Auburn

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Auburn

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Auburn from the metro between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Detroit in 2015-2019: 43 (#178 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Auburn to Detroit: 94 (#21 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 51 to Detroit
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#49. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Tuscaloosa in 2015-2019: 43 (#42 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Migration from Auburn to Tuscaloosa: 179 (#8 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 136 to Tuscaloosa
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#48. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Bremerton in 2015-2019: 45 (#47 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Migration from Auburn to Bremerton: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 45 to Auburn
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#47. Johnson City, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Johnson City in 2015-2019: 45 (#33 most common destination from Johnson City)
- Migration from Auburn to Johnson City: 15 (#91 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 30 to Auburn
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#46. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 45 (#87 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Auburn to Myrtle Beach: 15 (#91 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 30 to Auburn

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#45. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Miami in 2015-2019: 46 (#211 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Auburn to Miami: 105 (#17 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 59 to Miami
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#44. Akron, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Akron in 2015-2019: 47 (#72 most common destination from Akron)
- Migration from Auburn to Akron: 52 (#38 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 5 to Akron
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#43. Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Sebastian in 2015-2019: 48 (#26 most common destination from Sebastian)
- Migration from Auburn to Sebastian: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 48 to Auburn
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#42. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 49 (#87 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Auburn to Knoxville: 27 (#69 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 22 to Auburn
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#41. Tyler, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Tyler in 2015-2019: 60 (#21 most common destination from Tyler)
- Migration from Auburn to Tyler: 11 (#98 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 49 to Auburn

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#40. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Portland in 2015-2019: 60 (#148 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Auburn to Portland: 25 (#70 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 35 to Auburn
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#39. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 62 (#148 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Auburn to Charlotte: 83 (#27 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 21 to Charlotte
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#38. Yakima, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Yakima in 2015-2019: 63 (#15 most common destination from Yakima)
- Migration from Auburn to Yakima: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 63 to Auburn
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#37. Brunswick, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Brunswick in 2015-2019: 65 (#17 most common destination from Brunswick)
- Migration from Auburn to Brunswick: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 65 to Auburn
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#36. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Chicago in 2015-2019: 70 (#247 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Auburn to Chicago: 10 (#100 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 60 to Auburn

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#35. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 71 (#93 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Auburn to Raleigh: 97 (#19 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 26 to Raleigh
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#34. Blacksburg-Christiansburg, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Blacksburg in 2015-2019: 73 (#25 most common destination from Blacksburg)
- Migration from Auburn to Blacksburg: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 73 to Auburn
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#33. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Dothan in 2015-2019: 75 (#17 most common destination from Dothan)
- Migration from Auburn to Dothan: 72 (#30 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 3 to Auburn
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#32. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 76 (#46 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Auburn to Chattanooga: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 76 to Auburn
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#31. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 81 (#133 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Auburn to San Antonio: 95 (#20 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 14 to San Antonio

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#30. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 82 (#47 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Auburn to Gainesville: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 82 to Auburn
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#29. Hinesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Hinesville in 2015-2019: 92 (#27 most common destination from Hinesville)
- Migration from Auburn to Hinesville: 5 (#108 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 87 to Auburn
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#28. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 94 (#78 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Auburn to Louisville/Jefferson County: 47 (#44 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 47 to Auburn
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#27. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Washington in 2015-2019: 95 (#214 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Auburn to Washington: 100 (#18 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 5 to Washington
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#26. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Anniston in 2015-2019: 97 (#11 most common destination from Anniston)
- Migration from Auburn to Anniston: 137 (#12 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 40 to Anniston

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#25. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 100 (#61 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Auburn to Clarksville: 46 (#45 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 54 to Auburn
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#24. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 100 (#119 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Auburn to Baltimore: 94 (#21 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 6 to Auburn
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#23. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 111 (#65 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Auburn to Pensacola: 91 (#23 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 20 to Auburn
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#22. Rome, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Rome in 2015-2019: 114 (#4 most common destination from Rome)
- Migration from Auburn to Rome: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 114 to Auburn
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#21. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 121 (#146 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Auburn to Philadelphia: 19 (#79 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 102 to Auburn

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#20. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Daphne in 2015-2019: 122 (#14 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Auburn to Daphne: 67 (#32 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 55 to Auburn
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#19. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 124 (#29 most common destination from Fort Collins)
- Migration from Auburn to Fort Collins: 8 (#104 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 116 to Auburn
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#18. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 126 (#32 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Auburn to Gulfport: 0 (#132 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 126 to Auburn
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#17. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Tampa in 2015-2019: 157 (#110 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Auburn to Tampa: 40 (#51 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 117 to Auburn
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#16. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Nashville in 2015-2019: 171 (#67 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Auburn to Nashville: 123 (#14 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 48 to Auburn

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#15. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Orlando in 2015-2019: 177 (#86 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Auburn to Orlando: 29 (#65 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 148 to Auburn
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#14. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Jackson in 2015-2019: 181 (#17 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Auburn to Jackson: 23 (#75 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 158 to Auburn
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#13. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 189 (#54 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Auburn to Fayetteville: 24 (#73 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 165 to Auburn
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#12. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 196 (#60 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Auburn to Colorado Springs: 22 (#76 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 174 to Auburn
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#11. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Crestview in 2015-2019: 197 (#25 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Auburn to Crestview: 89 (#24 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 108 to Auburn

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#10. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Houston in 2015-2019: 241 (#107 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Auburn to Houston: 113 (#16 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 128 to Auburn
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#9. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 285 (#45 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Auburn to Jacksonville: 118 (#15 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 167 to Auburn
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#8. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Mobile in 2015-2019: 312 (#9 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Auburn to Mobile: 89 (#24 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 223 to Auburn
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#7. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Florence in 2015-2019: 354 (#3 most common destination from Florence)
- Migration from Auburn to Florence: 55 (#36 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 299 to Auburn
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#6. Decatur, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Decatur in 2015-2019: 405 (#4 most common destination from Decatur)
- Migration from Auburn to Decatur: 21 (#78 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 384 to Auburn

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#5. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 681 (#5 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Auburn to Huntsville: 658 (#4 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 23 to Auburn
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#4. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Montgomery in 2015-2019: 1,021 (#3 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Migration from Auburn to Montgomery: 592 (#5 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 429 to Auburn
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#3. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 1,253 (#35 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Auburn to Atlanta: 910 (#3 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 343 to Auburn
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#2. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 1,366 (#5 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Auburn to Birmingham: 1,136 (#2 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 230 to Auburn
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#1. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn from Columbus in 2015-2019: 2,074 (#2 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Auburn to Columbus: 1,443 (#1 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 631 to Auburn

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