Metros sending the most people to Birmingham

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November 29, 2021
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Metros sending the most people to Birmingham

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Birmingham using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Birmingham from the metro between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Virginia Beach in 2014-2018: 161 (#95 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Birmingham to Virginia Beach: 164 (#39 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 3 to Virginia Beach

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#49. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Panama City in 2014-2018: 162 (#17 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from Birmingham to Panama City: 156 (#43 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 6 to Birmingham

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#48. Cleveland, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Cleveland in 2014-2018: 165 (#6 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Birmingham to Cleveland: 22 (#131 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 143 to Birmingham

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#47. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Crestview in 2014-2018: 165 (#23 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Birmingham to Crestview: 121 (#56 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 44 to Birmingham

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#46. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Columbus in 2014-2018: 168 (#31 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Birmingham to Columbus: 199 (#31 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 31 to Columbus

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#45. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Tulsa in 2014-2018: 170 (#30 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Birmingham to Tulsa: 27 (#124 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 143 to Birmingham

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#44. Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Gulfport in 2014-2018: 184 (#23 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Birmingham to Gulfport: 109 (#61 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 75 to Birmingham

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#43. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from San Jose in 2014-2018: 190 (#54 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Birmingham to San Jose: 14 (#154 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 176 to Birmingham

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#42. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Indianapolis in 2014-2018: 195 (#64 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Birmingham to Indianapolis: 89 (#71 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 106 to Birmingham

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#41. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from San Antonio in 2014-2018: 197 (#77 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Birmingham to San Antonio: 87 (#72 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 110 to Birmingham

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#40. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Fort Wayne in 2014-2018: 204 (#15 most common destination from Fort Wayne)
- Migration from Birmingham to Fort Wayne: 15 (#150 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 189 to Birmingham

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#39. Spartanburg, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Spartanburg in 2014-2018: 204 (#7 most common destination from Spartanburg)
- Migration from Birmingham to Spartanburg: 29 (#121 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 175 to Birmingham

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#38. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Charlotte in 2014-2018: 204 (#72 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Birmingham to Charlotte: 156 (#43 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 48 to Birmingham

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#37. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Memphis in 2014-2018: 204 (#49 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Birmingham to Memphis: 300 (#21 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 96 to Memphis

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#36. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Valdosta in 2014-2018: 207 (#7 most common destination from Valdosta)
- Migration from Birmingham to Valdosta: 0 (#224 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 207 to Birmingham

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#35. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Beaumont in 2014-2018: 207 (#12 most common destination from Beaumont)
- Migration from Birmingham to Beaumont: 8 (#184 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 199 to Birmingham

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#34. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from New Orleans in 2014-2018: 220 (#39 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Birmingham to New Orleans: 533 (#12 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 313 to New Orleans

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#33. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Omaha in 2014-2018: 221 (#31 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Birmingham to Omaha: 0 (#224 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 221 to Birmingham

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#32. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Columbia in 2014-2018: 223 (#31 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Birmingham to Columbia: 308 (#19 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 85 to Columbia

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#31. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Washington in 2014-2018: 225 (#146 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Birmingham to Washington: 263 (#24 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 38 to Washington

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#30. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Baton Rouge in 2014-2018: 226 (#20 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Migration from Birmingham to Baton Rouge: 162 (#40 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 64 to Birmingham

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#29. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Knoxville in 2014-2018: 232 (#24 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Knoxville: 172 (#37 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 60 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Birmingham from Detroit in 2014-2018: 237 (#73 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Birmingham to Detroit: 110 (#60 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 127 to Birmingham

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#27. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Gainesville in 2014-2018: 247 (#18 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Gainesville: 14 (#154 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 233 to Birmingham

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#26. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Kansas City in 2014-2018: 252 (#55 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Birmingham to Kansas City: 45 (#101 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 207 to Birmingham

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#25. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Dallas in 2014-2018: 258 (#102 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Birmingham to Dallas: 392 (#16 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 134 to Dallas

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#24. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Miami in 2014-2018: 274 (#93 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Birmingham to Miami: 145 (#46 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 129 to Birmingham

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#23. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Cincinnati in 2014-2018: 278 (#43 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Birmingham to Cincinnati: 177 (#35 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 101 to Birmingham

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#22. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Chattanooga in 2014-2018: 284 (#9 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Birmingham to Chattanooga: 231 (#28 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 53 to Birmingham

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#21. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Florence in 2014-2018: 294 (#4 most common destination from Florence)
- Migration from Birmingham to Florence: 1,294 (#6 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 1,000 to Florence

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

- Migration to Birmingham from Orlando in 2014-2018: 363 (#50 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Birmingham to Orlando: 200 (#30 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 163 to Birmingham

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#19. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Chicago in 2014-2018: 378 (#119 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Birmingham to Chicago: 304 (#20 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 74 to Birmingham

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#18. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Jackson in 2014-2018: 383 (#10 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Birmingham to Jackson: 180 (#34 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 203 to Birmingham

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#17. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Jacksonville in 2014-2018: 460 (#31 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Jacksonville: 215 (#29 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 245 to Birmingham

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#16. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Nashville in 2014-2018: 479 (#24 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Nashville: 891 (#7 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 412 to Nashville

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#15. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Tampa in 2014-2018: 498 (#52 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Birmingham to Tampa: 258 (#25 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 240 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Birmingham from Houston in 2014-2018: 544 (#54 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Birmingham to Houston: 831 (#10 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 287 to Houston

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#13. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from New York in 2014-2018: 595 (#111 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Birmingham to New York: 90 (#70 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 505 to Birmingham

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#12. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Gadsden in 2014-2018: 614 (#1 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Migration from Birmingham to Gadsden: 889 (#8 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 275 to Gadsden

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#11. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Dothan in 2014-2018: 726 (#1 most common destination from Dothan)
- Migration from Birmingham to Dothan: 155 (#45 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 571 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Birmingham from Daphne in 2014-2018: 732 (#3 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Birmingham to Daphne: 623 (#11 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 109 to Birmingham

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#9. Decatur, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Decatur in 2014-2018: 840 (#2 most common destination from Decatur)
- Migration from Birmingham to Decatur: 404 (#15 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 436 to Birmingham

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#8. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Pensacola in 2014-2018: 937 (#5 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Birmingham to Pensacola: 420 (#14 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 517 to Birmingham

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#7. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Auburn in 2014-2018: 1,210 (#2 most common destination from Auburn)
- Migration from Birmingham to Auburn: 1,473 (#5 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 263 to Auburn

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#6. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Mobile in 2014-2018: 1,274 (#2 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Birmingham to Mobile: 334 (#18 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 940 to Birmingham

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#5. Anniston-Oxford-Jacksonville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Anniston in 2014-2018: 1,290 (#1 most common destination from Anniston)
- Migration from Birmingham to Anniston: 864 (#9 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 426 to Birmingham

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#4. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Huntsville in 2014-2018: 1,695 (#1 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Huntsville: 2,399 (#3 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 704 to Huntsville

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#3. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Tuscaloosa in 2014-2018: 2,587 (#1 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Migration from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa: 3,546 (#1 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 959 to Tuscaloosa

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#2. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Montgomery in 2014-2018: 2,647 (#1 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Migration from Birmingham to Montgomery: 1,750 (#4 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 897 to Birmingham

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#1. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Atlanta in 2014-2018: 2,708 (#16 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Birmingham to Atlanta: 2,445 (#2 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 263 to Birmingham

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