Metros sending the most people to Birmingham

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April 23, 2022
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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-Hoover, AL Metro Area 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 2015 and 2019. 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 2015-2019: 138 (#106 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Birmingham to Virginia Beach: 103 (#57 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 35 to Birmingham
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#49. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 144 (#26 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Birmingham to Port St. Lucie: 1 (#191 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 143 to Birmingham
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#48. Greenville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Greenville in 2015-2019: 147 (#13 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Greenville: 0 (#213 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 147 to Birmingham
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#47. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 148 (#50 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Birmingham to Louisville/Jefferson County: 19 (#143 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 129 to Birmingham
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#46. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Greenville in 2015-2019: 150 (#37 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Greenville: 206 (#31 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 56 to Greenville

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

- Migration to Birmingham from Crestview in 2015-2019: 153 (#32 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Birmingham to Crestview: 170 (#37 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 17 to Crestview
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#44. Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Rocky Mount in 2015-2019: 154 (#12 most common destination from Rocky Mount)
- Migration from Birmingham to Rocky Mount: 0 (#213 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 154 to Birmingham
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#43. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Ogden in 2015-2019: 155 (#22 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Birmingham to Ogden: 44 (#97 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 111 to Birmingham
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#42. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Omaha in 2015-2019: 159 (#46 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Birmingham to Omaha: 29 (#121 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 130 to Birmingham
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#41. Cleveland, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 162 (#7 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Birmingham to Cleveland: 20 (#140 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 142 to Birmingham

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#40. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 172 (#73 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Birmingham to Kansas City: 120 (#49 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 52 to Birmingham
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#39. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 174 (#24 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from Birmingham to Gulfport: 152 (#42 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 22 to Birmingham
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#38. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Detroit in 2015-2019: 178 (#81 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Birmingham to Detroit: 107 (#55 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 71 to Birmingham
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#37. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Boston in 2015-2019: 182 (#96 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Birmingham to Boston: 207 (#30 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 25 to Boston
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#36. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 183 (#83 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Birmingham to San Antonio: 19 (#143 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 164 to Birmingham

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#35. Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Myrtle Beach in 2015-2019: 184 (#25 most common destination from Myrtle Beach)
- Migration from Birmingham to Myrtle Beach: 0 (#213 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 184 to Birmingham
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#34. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Washington in 2015-2019: 186 (#164 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Birmingham to Washington: 296 (#20 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 110 to Washington
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#33. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 193 (#26 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Gainesville: 13 (#152 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 180 to Birmingham
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#32. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from San Jose in 2015-2019: 197 (#55 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Birmingham to San Jose: 14 (#149 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 183 to Birmingham
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#31. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 197 (#25 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Knoxville: 157 (#40 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 40 to Birmingham

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#30. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 199 (#17 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Birmingham to Chattanooga: 240 (#25 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 41 to Chattanooga
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#29. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Panama City in 2015-2019: 209 (#14 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from Birmingham to Panama City: 145 (#44 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 64 to Birmingham
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#28. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Tampa in 2015-2019: 214 (#89 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Birmingham to Tampa: 313 (#19 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 99 to Tampa
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#27. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 219 (#14 most common destination from Fort Wayne)
- Migration from Birmingham to Fort Wayne: 0 (#213 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 219 to Birmingham
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#26. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Chicago in 2015-2019: 227 (#153 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Birmingham to Chicago: 388 (#16 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 161 to Chicago

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

- Migration to Birmingham from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 231 (#70 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Birmingham to Charlotte: 142 (#45 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 89 to Birmingham
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#24. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Memphis in 2015-2019: 242 (#38 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Birmingham to Memphis: 217 (#29 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 25 to Birmingham
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#23. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 245 (#53 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Birmingham to Cincinnati: 290 (#21 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 45 to Cincinnati
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#22. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Columbia in 2015-2019: 247 (#29 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Birmingham to Columbia: 245 (#24 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 2 to Birmingham
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#21. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Orlando in 2015-2019: 269 (#68 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Birmingham to Orlando: 87 (#64 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 182 to Birmingham

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#20. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 271 (#34 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Birmingham to New Orleans: 463 (#12 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 192 to New Orleans
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#19. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 329 (#40 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Jacksonville: 90 (#62 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 239 to Birmingham
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#18. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Columbus in 2015-2019: 331 (#13 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Birmingham to Columbus: 114 (#53 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 217 to Birmingham
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#17. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Dallas in 2015-2019: 336 (#89 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Birmingham to Dallas: 290 (#21 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 46 to Birmingham
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#16. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Jackson in 2015-2019: 366 (#9 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Birmingham to Jackson: 173 (#34 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 193 to Birmingham

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#15. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Gadsden in 2015-2019: 499 (#1 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Migration from Birmingham to Gadsden: 971 (#8 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 472 to Gadsden
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#14. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from New York in 2015-2019: 630 (#112 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Birmingham to New York: 105 (#56 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 525 to Birmingham
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#13. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Daphne in 2015-2019: 691 (#3 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Birmingham to Daphne: 434 (#13 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 257 to Birmingham
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#12. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Houston in 2015-2019: 711 (#46 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Birmingham to Houston: 794 (#10 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 83 to Houston
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#11. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Nashville in 2015-2019: 732 (#15 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Nashville: 977 (#7 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 245 to Nashville

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#10. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Dothan in 2015-2019: 746 (#1 most common destination from Dothan)
- Migration from Birmingham to Dothan: 141 (#46 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 605 to Birmingham
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#9. Decatur, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Decatur in 2015-2019: 853 (#2 most common destination from Decatur)
- Migration from Birmingham to Decatur: 431 (#14 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 422 to Birmingham
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#8. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 895 (#6 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Birmingham to Pensacola: 220 (#28 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 675 to Birmingham
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#7. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

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

- Migration to Birmingham from Mobile in 2015-2019: 1,189 (#2 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Birmingham to Mobile: 385 (#17 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 804 to Birmingham

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#5. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Anniston in 2015-2019: 1,275 (#1 most common destination from Anniston)
- Migration from Birmingham to Anniston: 811 (#9 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 464 to Birmingham
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#4. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 1,690 (#1 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Birmingham to Huntsville: 2,753 (#2 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 1,063 to Huntsville
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#3. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Tuscaloosa in 2015-2019: 2,658 (#1 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Migration from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa: 3,093 (#1 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 435 to Tuscaloosa
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#2. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Montgomery in 2015-2019: 2,668 (#1 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Migration from Birmingham to Montgomery: 1,559 (#4 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 1,109 to Birmingham
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#1. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 2,979 (#15 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Birmingham to Atlanta: 2,367 (#3 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 612 to Birmingham

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