Where people in Decatur are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Decatur are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Decatur, 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 Decatur between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#27. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 10
- Migration from Tulsa to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 10 to Tulsa
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#26. Topeka, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Topeka in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Topeka to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 11 to Topeka
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#25. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 11
- Migration from Mobile to Decatur: 28 (#71 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 17 to Decatur
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#24. Cleveland, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 14
- Migration from Cleveland to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 14 to Cleveland
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#23. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 15
- Migration from Anchorage to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 15 to Anchorage

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#22. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Dothan in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Dothan to Decatur: 92 (#13 most common destination from Dothan)
- Net migration: 73 to Decatur
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#21. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from San Diego to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 25 to San Diego
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#20. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Sacramento to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 26 to Sacramento
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#19. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oxnard in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Oxnard to Decatur: 12 (#151 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Net migration: 14 to Oxnard
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#18. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Clarksville to Decatur: 27 (#123 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 0 to Decatur

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#17. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Riverside to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 36 to Riverside
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#16. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Gulfport in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Gulfport to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 39 to Gulfport
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#15. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Memphis to Decatur: 9 (#209 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 30 to Memphis
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#14. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Daphne to Decatur: 67 (#22 most common destination from Daphne)
- Net migration: 27 to Decatur
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#13. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

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

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

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 52 to Virginia Beach
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#11. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

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

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 65
- Migration from Columbus to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 65 to Columbus
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#9. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Houston to Decatur: 13 (#299 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 55 to Houston
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#8. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

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

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#7. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Lakeland to Decatur: 0
- Net migration: 81 to Lakeland
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#6. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Gadsden in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from Gadsden to Decatur: 35 (#19 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Net migration: 59 to Gadsden
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#5. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

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

- Migration to Auburn in 2015-2019: 405
- Migration from Auburn to Decatur: 21 (#78 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 384 to Auburn
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#3. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Florence in 2015-2019: 415
- Migration from Florence to Decatur: 696 (#1 most common destination from Florence)
- Net migration: 281 to Decatur

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#2. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

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

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

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