Where people in Montgomery are moving to most

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November 17, 2021
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Where people in Montgomery are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Montgomery 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 Montgomery between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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

- Migration to Charlotte in 2014-2018: 61
- Migration from Charlotte to Montgomery: 21 (#214 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 40 to Charlotte

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#49. Olympia-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Olympia in 2014-2018: 62
- Migration from Olympia to Montgomery: 12 (#106 most common destination from Olympia)
- Net migration: 50 to Olympia

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#48. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to New Haven in 2014-2018: 70
- Migration from New Haven to Montgomery: 46 (#87 most common destination from New Haven)
- Net migration: 24 to New Haven

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#47. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita Falls in 2014-2018: 74
- Migration from Wichita Falls to Montgomery: 0
- Net migration: 74 to Wichita Falls

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#46. Albany, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2014-2018: 75
- Migration from Albany to Montgomery: 29 (#37 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 46 to Albany

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

- Migration to Gulfport in 2014-2018: 77
- Migration from Gulfport to Montgomery: 257 (#17 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Net migration: 180 to Montgomery

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#44. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2014-2018: 78
- Migration from Fayetteville to Montgomery: 81 (#77 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 3 to Montgomery

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#43. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2014-2018: 87
- Migration from Baltimore to Montgomery: 37 (#185 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 50 to Baltimore

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#42. Shreveport-Bossier City, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Shreveport in 2014-2018: 87
- Migration from Shreveport to Montgomery: 44 (#67 most common destination from Shreveport)
- Net migration: 43 to Shreveport

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#41. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2014-2018: 88
- Migration from Columbia to Montgomery: 2 (#200 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 86 to Columbia

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#40. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Dothan in 2014-2018: 90
- Migration from Dothan to Montgomery: 618 (#2 most common destination from Dothan)
- Net migration: 528 to Montgomery

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#39. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2014-2018: 92
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Montgomery: 7 (#228 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 85 to Urban Honolulu

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

- Migration to Houston in 2014-2018: 92
- Migration from Houston to Montgomery: 163 (#129 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 71 to Montgomery

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

- Migration to Crestview in 2014-2018: 95
- Migration from Crestview to Montgomery: 96 (#44 most common destination from Crestview)
- Net migration: 1 to Montgomery

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#36. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2014-2018: 103
- Migration from Lakeland to Montgomery: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Lakeland

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#35. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2014-2018: 108
- Migration from Las Vegas to Montgomery: 86 (#117 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 22 to Las Vegas

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

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2014-2018: 112
- Migration from Los Angeles to Montgomery: 55 (#251 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 57 to Los Angeles

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#33. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2014-2018: 123
- Migration from Tucson to Montgomery: 75 (#90 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 48 to Tucson

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#32. San Diego-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2014-2018: 130
- Migration from San Diego to Montgomery: 30 (#251 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 100 to San Diego

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

- Migration to Memphis in 2014-2018: 130
- Migration from Memphis to Montgomery: 92 (#85 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 38 to Memphis

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#30. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Valdosta in 2014-2018: 132
- Migration from Valdosta to Montgomery: 0
- Net migration: 132 to Valdosta

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

- Migration to New York in 2014-2018: 133
- Migration from New York to Montgomery: 122 (#211 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 11 to New York

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

- Migration to San Antonio in 2014-2018: 139
- Migration from San Antonio to Montgomery: 269 (#63 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 130 to Montgomery

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#27. Sumter, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Sumter in 2014-2018: 149
- Migration from Sumter to Montgomery: 193 (#6 most common destination from Sumter)
- Net migration: 44 to Montgomery

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#26. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to New Orleans in 2014-2018: 153
- Migration from New Orleans to Montgomery: 29 (#129 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Net migration: 124 to New Orleans

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

- Migration to Anniston in 2014-2018: 154
- Migration from Anniston to Montgomery: 197 (#5 most common destination from Anniston)
- Net migration: 43 to Montgomery

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#24. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Provo in 2014-2018: 155
- Migration from Provo to Montgomery: 0
- Net migration: 155 to Provo

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#23. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocala in 2014-2018: 171
- Migration from Ocala to Montgomery: 0
- Net migration: 171 to Ocala

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#22. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2014-2018: 183
- Migration from Jacksonville to Montgomery: 109 (#91 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 74 to Jacksonville

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#21. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Panama City in 2014-2018: 185
- Migration from Panama City to Montgomery: 31 (#82 most common destination from Panama City)
- Net migration: 154 to Panama City

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#20. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Gadsden in 2014-2018: 197
- Migration from Gadsden to Montgomery: 141 (#7 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Net migration: 56 to Gadsden

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

- Migration to Chicago in 2014-2018: 211
- Migration from Chicago to Montgomery: 240 (#145 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 29 to Montgomery

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

- Migration to Miami in 2014-2018: 227
- Migration from Miami to Montgomery: 184 (#123 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 43 to Miami

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#17. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Florence in 2014-2018: 239
- Migration from Florence to Montgomery: 164 (#5 most common destination from Florence)
- Net migration: 75 to Florence

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#16. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2014-2018: 258
- Migration from Augusta to Montgomery: 0
- Net migration: 258 to Augusta

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

- Migration to Dallas in 2014-2018: 258
- Migration from Dallas to Montgomery: 104 (#179 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 154 to Dallas

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#14. Decatur, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur in 2014-2018: 259
- Migration from Decatur to Montgomery: 63 (#9 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 196 to Decatur

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

- Migration to Daphne in 2014-2018: 260
- Migration from Daphne to Montgomery: 216 (#9 most common destination from Daphne)
- Net migration: 44 to Daphne

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

- Migration to St. Louis in 2014-2018: 262
- Migration from St. Louis to Montgomery: 84 (#140 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 178 to St. Louis

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#11. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2014-2018: 294
- Migration from Columbus to Montgomery: 226 (#21 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 68 to Columbus

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#10. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa in 2014-2018: 338
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Montgomery: 636 (#2 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 298 to Montgomery

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

- Migration to Nashville in 2014-2018: 346
- Migration from Nashville to Montgomery: 99 (#103 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 247 to Nashville

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

- Migration to Pensacola in 2014-2018: 350
- Migration from Pensacola to Montgomery: 303 (#27 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 47 to Pensacola

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

- Migration to Detroit in 2014-2018: 405
- Migration from Detroit to Montgomery: 141 (#96 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 264 to Detroit

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

- Migration to Atlanta in 2014-2018: 508
- Migration from Atlanta to Montgomery: 1,045 (#43 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 537 to Montgomery

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#5. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2014-2018: 521
- Migration from Mobile to Montgomery: 503 (#6 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 18 to Mobile

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

- Migration to Washington in 2014-2018: 664
- Migration from Washington to Montgomery: 529 (#83 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 135 to Washington

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#3. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Huntsville in 2014-2018: 1,058
- Migration from Huntsville to Montgomery: 430 (#9 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Net migration: 628 to Huntsville

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#2. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn in 2014-2018: 1,194
- Migration from Auburn to Montgomery: 702 (#4 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 492 to Auburn

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#1. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

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

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