Where people in Birmingham are moving to most

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January 11, 2022
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Where people in Birmingham are moving to most

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

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#50. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 119
- Migration from Bakersfield to Birmingham: 0
- Net migration: 119 to Bakersfield
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#49. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 120
- Migration from Kansas City to Birmingham: 172 (#73 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 52 to Birmingham
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#48. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 129
- Migration from Austin to Birmingham: 25 (#206 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 104 to Austin
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#47. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 133
- Migration from Baltimore to Birmingham: 54 (#166 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 79 to Baltimore
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#46. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Dothan in 2015-2019: 141
- Migration from Dothan to Birmingham: 746 (#1 most common destination from Dothan)
- Net migration: 605 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Charlotte to Birmingham: 231 (#70 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 89 to Birmingham
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#44. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Panama City in 2015-2019: 145
- Migration from Panama City to Birmingham: 209 (#14 most common destination from Panama City)
- Net migration: 64 to Birmingham
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#43. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from San Francisco to Birmingham: 80 (#136 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 68 to San Francisco
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#42. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Gulfport in 2015-2019: 152
- Migration from Gulfport to Birmingham: 174 (#24 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Net migration: 22 to Birmingham
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#41. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 156
- Migration from Lakeland to Birmingham: 96 (#52 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 60 to Lakeland

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#40. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 157
- Migration from Knoxville to Birmingham: 197 (#25 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 40 to Birmingham
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#39. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Shreveport in 2015-2019: 159
- Migration from Shreveport to Birmingham: 5 (#124 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Net migration: 154 to Shreveport
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#38. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 167
- Migration from Raleigh to Birmingham: 62 (#100 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 105 to Raleigh
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#37. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Crestview in 2015-2019: 170
- Migration from Crestview to Birmingham: 153 (#32 most common destination from Crestview)
- Net migration: 17 to Crestview
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#36. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Waco in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Waco to Birmingham: 0
- Net migration: 173 to Waco

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#35. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Fayetteville to Birmingham: 20 (#109 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 153 to Fayetteville
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#34. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from San Diego to Birmingham: 98 (#161 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 75 to San Diego
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#33. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Jackson to Birmingham: 366 (#9 most common destination from Jackson)
- Net migration: 193 to Birmingham
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#32. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 180
- Migration from Cleveland to Birmingham: 11 (#216 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 169 to Cleveland
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#31. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

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

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#30. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 207
- Migration from Boston to Birmingham: 182 (#96 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 25 to Boston
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#29. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 217
- Migration from Memphis to Birmingham: 242 (#38 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 25 to Birmingham
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#28. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 220
- Migration from Pensacola to Birmingham: 895 (#6 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 675 to Birmingham
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#27. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 228
- Migration from Philadelphia to Birmingham: 55 (#190 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 173 to Philadelphia
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#26. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 233
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Birmingham: 6 (#254 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 227 to Colorado Springs

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#25. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 240
- Migration from Chattanooga to Birmingham: 199 (#17 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Net migration: 41 to Chattanooga
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#24. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 245
- Migration from Columbia to Birmingham: 247 (#29 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 2 to Birmingham
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#23. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 284
- Migration from Los Angeles to Birmingham: 67 (#240 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 217 to Los Angeles
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#22. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 290
- Migration from Cincinnati to Birmingham: 245 (#53 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 45 to Cincinnati
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#21. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 290
- Migration from Dallas to Birmingham: 336 (#89 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 46 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 296
- Migration from Washington to Birmingham: 186 (#164 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 110 to Washington
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#19. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 313
- Migration from Tampa to Birmingham: 214 (#89 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 99 to Tampa
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#18. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 373
- Migration from Phoenix to Birmingham: 92 (#178 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 281 to Phoenix
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#17. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 385
- Migration from Mobile to Birmingham: 1,189 (#2 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 804 to Birmingham
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#16. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

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

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#15. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 418
- Migration from St. Louis to Birmingham: 128 (#109 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 290 to St. Louis
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#14. Decatur, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur in 2015-2019: 431
- Migration from Decatur to Birmingham: 853 (#2 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 422 to Birmingham
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#13. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2015-2019: 434
- Migration from Daphne to Birmingham: 691 (#3 most common destination from Daphne)
- Net migration: 257 to Birmingham
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#12. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2015-2019: 463
- Migration from New Orleans to Birmingham: 271 (#34 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 192 to New Orleans
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#11. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 469
- Migration from Denver to Birmingham: 43 (#211 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 426 to Denver

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

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 794
- Migration from Houston to Birmingham: 711 (#46 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 83 to Houston
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#9. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

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

- Migration to Gadsden in 2015-2019: 971
- Migration from Gadsden to Birmingham: 499 (#1 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Net migration: 472 to Gadsden
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#7. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 977
- Migration from Nashville to Birmingham: 732 (#15 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 245 to Nashville
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#6. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Florence in 2015-2019: 1,009
- Migration from Florence to Birmingham: 122 (#9 most common destination from Florence)
- Net migration: 887 to Florence

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#5. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

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

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

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

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

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

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