Metros sending the most people to Decatur

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Decatur

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

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#49. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Albany in 2015-2019: 10 (#150 most common destination from Albany)
- Migration from Decatur to Albany: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 10 to Decatur
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#48. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Detroit in 2015-2019: 10 (#252 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Decatur to Detroit: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 10 to Decatur
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#47. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 10 (#169 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Decatur to Palm Bay: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 10 to Decatur
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#46. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Jackson in 2015-2019: 11 (#118 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Decatur to Jackson: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 11 to Decatur
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#45. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Lexington in 2015-2019: 12 (#128 most common destination from Lexington)
- Migration from Decatur to Lexington: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 12 to Decatur

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

- Migration to Decatur from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 12 (#240 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Decatur to Charlotte: 6 (#35 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 6 to Decatur
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#43. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Oxnard in 2015-2019: 12 (#151 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Migration from Decatur to Oxnard: 26 (#19 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 14 to Oxnard
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#42. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Crestview in 2015-2019: 13 (#126 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Decatur to Crestview: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 13 to Decatur
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#41. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Houston in 2015-2019: 13 (#299 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Decatur to Houston: 68 (#9 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 55 to Houston
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#40. Waco, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Waco in 2015-2019: 14 (#63 most common destination from Waco)
- Migration from Decatur to Waco: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 14 to Decatur

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

- Migration to Decatur from Boston in 2015-2019: 15 (#244 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Decatur to Boston: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 15 to Decatur
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#38. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 15 (#167 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Decatur to New Orleans: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 15 to Decatur
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#37. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Springfield in 2015-2019: 15 (#106 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Decatur to Springfield: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 15 to Decatur
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#36. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Savannah in 2015-2019: 17 (#124 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Decatur to Savannah: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 17 to Decatur
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#35. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from New York in 2015-2019: 18 (#310 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Decatur to New York: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 18 to Decatur

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#34. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 18 (#98 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Decatur to Port St. Lucie: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 18 to Decatur
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#33. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from El Paso in 2015-2019: 19 (#151 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Decatur to El Paso: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 19 to Decatur
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#32. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 20 (#99 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Decatur to Chattanooga: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 20 to Decatur
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#31. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Tuscaloosa in 2015-2019: 20 (#67 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Migration from Decatur to Tuscaloosa: 314 (#5 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 294 to Tuscaloosa
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#30. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Decatur from Orlando in 2015-2019: 22 (#221 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Decatur to Orlando: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 22 to Decatur
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#28. Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Cedar Rapids in 2015-2019: 23 (#55 most common destination from Cedar Rapids)
- Migration from Decatur to Cedar Rapids: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 23 to Decatur
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#27. Kalamazoo-Portage, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Kalamazoo in 2015-2019: 24 (#72 most common destination from Kalamazoo)
- Migration from Decatur to Kalamazoo: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 24 to Decatur
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#26. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 25 (#96 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Decatur to Fayetteville: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 25 to Decatur
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#25. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 26 (#198 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Decatur to Jacksonville: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 26 to Decatur

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#24. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Anniston in 2015-2019: 27 (#32 most common destination from Anniston)
- Migration from Decatur to Anniston: 2 (#38 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 25 to Decatur
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#23. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 27 (#123 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Decatur to Clarksville: 27 (#18 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 0 to Decatur
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#22. Salem, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Salem in 2015-2019: 28 (#51 most common destination from Salem)
- Migration from Decatur to Salem: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 28 to Decatur
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#21. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Mobile in 2015-2019: 28 (#71 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Decatur to Mobile: 11 (#25 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 17 to Decatur
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#20. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 28 (#274 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Decatur to Atlanta: 44 (#13 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 16 to Atlanta

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#19. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Gadsden in 2015-2019: 35 (#19 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Migration from Decatur to Gadsden: 94 (#6 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 59 to Gadsden
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#18. Dalton, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Dalton in 2015-2019: 36 (#19 most common destination from Dalton)
- Migration from Decatur to Dalton: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 36 to Decatur
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#17. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 37 (#105 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Decatur to Jacksonville: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 37 to Decatur
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#16. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 37 (#52 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Decatur to Wichita Falls: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 37 to Decatur
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#15. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Denver in 2015-2019: 61 (#182 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Decatur to Denver: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 61 to Decatur

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#14. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 64 (#185 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Decatur to Philadelphia: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 64 to Decatur
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#13. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Daphne in 2015-2019: 67 (#22 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Decatur to Daphne: 40 (#14 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 27 to Decatur
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#12. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Manhattan in 2015-2019: 84 (#42 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Migration from Decatur to Manhattan: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 84 to Decatur
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#11. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Dothan in 2015-2019: 92 (#13 most common destination from Dothan)
- Migration from Decatur to Dothan: 19 (#22 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 73 to Decatur
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#10. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Nashville in 2015-2019: 105 (#92 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Decatur to Nashville: 80 (#8 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 25 to Decatur

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#9. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 107 (#201 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Decatur to Los Angeles: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 107 to Decatur
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#8. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 129 (#77 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Decatur to Urban Honolulu: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 129 to Decatur
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#7. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 140 (#38 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Decatur to Knoxville: 9 (#28 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 131 to Decatur
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#6. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Dallas in 2015-2019: 150 (#151 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Decatur to Dallas: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 150 to Decatur
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#5. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Tampa in 2015-2019: 174 (#106 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Decatur to Tampa: 0 (#58 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 174 to Decatur
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#4. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Montgomery in 2015-2019: 284 (#11 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Migration from Decatur to Montgomery: 62 (#11 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 222 to Decatur
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#3. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 431 (#14 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Decatur to Birmingham: 853 (#2 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 422 to Birmingham
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#2. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Florence in 2015-2019: 696 (#1 most common destination from Florence)
- Migration from Decatur to Florence: 415 (#3 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 281 to Decatur
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#1. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 1,324 (#2 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Decatur to Huntsville: 1,269 (#1 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 55 to Decatur

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