Metros sending the most people to Tuscaloosa

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Tuscaloosa

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

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#50. Gainesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 60 (#17 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Gainesville: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 60 to Tuscaloosa
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#49. Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Athens in 2015-2019: 60 (#35 most common destination from Athens)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Athens: 105 (#15 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 45 to Athens
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#48. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Tampa in 2015-2019: 62 (#178 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Tampa: 44 (#39 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 18 to Tuscaloosa
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#47. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 63 (#155 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to San Antonio: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 63 to Tuscaloosa
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#46. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 63 (#128 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Indianapolis: 12 (#90 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 51 to Tuscaloosa

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#45. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Hartford in 2015-2019: 67 (#90 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Hartford: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 67 to Tuscaloosa
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#44. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Peoria in 2015-2019: 67 (#51 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Peoria: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 67 to Tuscaloosa
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#43. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 70 (#47 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Fayetteville: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 70 to Tuscaloosa
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#42. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 75 (#69 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Clarksville: 27 (#52 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 48 to Tuscaloosa
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#41. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from San Diego in 2015-2019: 78 (#185 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to San Diego: 19 (#70 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 59 to Tuscaloosa

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#40. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 79 (#114 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Cincinnati: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 79 to Tuscaloosa
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#39. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 80 (#104 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Sacramento: 22 (#61 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 58 to Tuscaloosa
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#38. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Miami in 2015-2019: 80 (#182 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Miami: 69 (#25 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 11 to Tuscaloosa
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#37. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Detroit in 2015-2019: 83 (#134 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Detroit: 43 (#42 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 40 to Tuscaloosa
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#36. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 84 (#61 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Grand Rapids: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 84 to Tuscaloosa

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#35. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 84 (#86 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Milwaukee: 25 (#55 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 59 to Tuscaloosa
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#34. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 85 (#128 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Baltimore: 16 (#80 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 69 to Tuscaloosa
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#33. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 85 (#130 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Charlotte: 105 (#15 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 20 to Charlotte
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#32. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 87 (#80 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to New Orleans: 13 (#86 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 74 to Tuscaloosa
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#31. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Richmond in 2015-2019: 102 (#71 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Richmond: 22 (#61 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 80 to Tuscaloosa

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#30. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 104 (#38 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Baton Rouge: 10 (#97 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 94 to Tuscaloosa
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#29. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 106 (#47 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Palm Bay: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 106 to Tuscaloosa
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#28. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 115 (#34 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Chattanooga: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 115 to Tuscaloosa
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#27. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Austin in 2015-2019: 118 (#97 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Austin: 117 (#13 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 1 to Tuscaloosa
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#26. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 120 (#100 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Pittsburgh: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 120 to Tuscaloosa

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#25. Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Florence in 2015-2019: 126 (#7 most common destination from Florence)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Florence: 21 (#64 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 105 to Tuscaloosa
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#24. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Daphne in 2015-2019: 139 (#13 most common destination from Daphne)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Daphne: 186 (#11 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 47 to Daphne
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#23. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Dothan in 2015-2019: 144 (#8 most common destination from Dothan)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Dothan: 54 (#33 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 90 to Tuscaloosa
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#22. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Anniston in 2015-2019: 146 (#8 most common destination from Anniston)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Anniston: 63 (#27 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 83 to Tuscaloosa
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#21. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 156 (#97 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to St. Louis: 53 (#34 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 103 to Tuscaloosa

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#20. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 164 (#70 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Jacksonville: 13 (#86 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 151 to Tuscaloosa
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#19. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 171 (#166 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Los Angeles: 39 (#45 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 132 to Tuscaloosa
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#18. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from New York in 2015-2019: 176 (#188 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to New York: 43 (#42 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 133 to Tuscaloosa
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#17. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Auburn in 2015-2019: 179 (#8 most common destination from Auburn)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Auburn: 43 (#42 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 136 to Tuscaloosa
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#16. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Fresno in 2015-2019: 204 (#27 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Fresno: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 204 to Tuscaloosa

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

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 209 (#112 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Philadelphia: 36 (#47 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 173 to Tuscaloosa
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#14. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Houston in 2015-2019: 221 (#117 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Houston: 276 (#5 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 55 to Houston
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#13. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Memphis in 2015-2019: 227 (#40 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Memphis: 86 (#20 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 141 to Tuscaloosa
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#12. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Nashville in 2015-2019: 231 (#53 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Nashville: 195 (#10 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 36 to Tuscaloosa
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#11. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Jackson in 2015-2019: 249 (#13 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Jackson: 0 (#147 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 249 to Tuscaloosa

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#10. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from College Station in 2015-2019: 268 (#9 most common destination from College Station)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to College Station: 24 (#57 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 244 to Tuscaloosa
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#9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Dallas in 2015-2019: 272 (#103 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Dallas: 204 (#9 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 68 to Tuscaloosa
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#8. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Chicago in 2015-2019: 289 (#135 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Chicago: 10 (#97 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 279 to Tuscaloosa
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#7. Decatur, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Decatur in 2015-2019: 314 (#5 most common destination from Decatur)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Decatur: 20 (#67 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 294 to Tuscaloosa
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#6. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Washington in 2015-2019: 378 (#120 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Washington: 124 (#12 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 254 to Tuscaloosa

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#5. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Montgomery in 2015-2019: 379 (#8 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Montgomery: 614 (#2 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 235 to Montgomery
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#4. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Mobile in 2015-2019: 426 (#8 most common destination from Mobile)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Mobile: 231 (#8 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 195 to Tuscaloosa
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#3. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 857 (#51 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Atlanta: 379 (#4 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 478 to Tuscaloosa
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#2. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 883 (#3 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Huntsville: 556 (#3 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 327 to Tuscaloosa
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#1. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

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

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