Where people in Tuscaloosa are moving to most

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May 17, 2022
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Where people in Tuscaloosa are moving to most

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

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

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Las Vegas to Tuscaloosa: 22 (#221 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 7 to Las Vegas
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#49. Green Bay, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Green Bay in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Green Bay to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Green Bay
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#48. Hattiesburg, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Hattiesburg in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Hattiesburg to Tuscaloosa: 42 (#30 most common destination from Hattiesburg)
- Net migration: 9 to Tuscaloosa
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#47. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Philadelphia to Tuscaloosa: 209 (#112 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 173 to Tuscaloosa
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#46. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Los Angeles to Tuscaloosa: 171 (#166 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 132 to Tuscaloosa

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#45. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Tallahassee to Tuscaloosa: 57 (#63 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Net migration: 18 to Tuscaloosa
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#44. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Detroit to Tuscaloosa: 83 (#134 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 40 to Tuscaloosa
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#43. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Auburn in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Auburn to Tuscaloosa: 179 (#8 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 136 to Tuscaloosa
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#41. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Pensacola in 2015-2019: 43
- Migration from Pensacola to Tuscaloosa: 42 (#112 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Net migration: 1 to Pensacola

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#40. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Tampa to Tuscaloosa: 62 (#178 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 18 to Tuscaloosa
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#39. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Kansas City to Tuscaloosa: 30 (#173 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 14 to Kansas City
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#38. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 44
- Migration from Knoxville to Tuscaloosa: 33 (#118 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Net migration: 11 to Knoxville
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#37. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Denver to Tuscaloosa: 49 (#201 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 2 to Tuscaloosa
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#36. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from El Paso to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 49 to El Paso

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

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Tuscaloosa: 5 (#278 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 45 to Virginia Beach
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#34. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from St. Louis to Tuscaloosa: 156 (#97 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 103 to Tuscaloosa
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#33. Dothan, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Dothan in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Dothan to Tuscaloosa: 144 (#8 most common destination from Dothan)
- Net migration: 90 to Tuscaloosa
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#32. Rochester, MN Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from Rochester to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 56 to Rochester
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#31. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oxnard in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Oxnard to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 59 to Oxnard

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#30. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 59
- Migration from Greensboro to Tuscaloosa: 35 (#83 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Net migration: 24 to Greensboro
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#29. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Savannah to Tuscaloosa: 16 (#127 most common destination from Savannah)
- Net migration: 45 to Savannah
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#28. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Carbondale in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Carbondale to Tuscaloosa: 26 (#55 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Net migration: 35 to Carbondale
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#27. Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Anniston in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Anniston to Tuscaloosa: 146 (#8 most common destination from Anniston)
- Net migration: 83 to Tuscaloosa
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#26. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Tuscaloosa: 19 (#110 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 48 to Ann Arbor

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#25. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Miami to Tuscaloosa: 80 (#182 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 11 to Tuscaloosa
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#24. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 72
- Migration from Riverside to Tuscaloosa: 34 (#211 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 38 to Riverside
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#23. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Killeen to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 75 to Killeen
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#22. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Bakersfield to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 81 to Bakersfield
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#21. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 81 to Urban Honolulu

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

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 86
- Migration from Memphis to Tuscaloosa: 227 (#40 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 141 to Tuscaloosa
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#19. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Madison in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Madison to Tuscaloosa: 12 (#161 most common destination from Madison)
- Net migration: 79 to Madison
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#18. Gadsden, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Gadsden in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from Gadsden to Tuscaloosa: 1 (#45 most common destination from Gadsden)
- Net migration: 93 to Gadsden
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#17. Muncie, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Muncie in 2015-2019: 104
- Migration from Muncie to Tuscaloosa: 0
- Net migration: 104 to Muncie
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#16. Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Athens in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Athens to Tuscaloosa: 60 (#35 most common destination from Athens)
- Net migration: 45 to Athens

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

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Charlotte to Tuscaloosa: 85 (#130 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 20 to Charlotte
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#14. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 112
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Tuscaloosa: 59 (#99 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 53 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#13. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 117
- Migration from Austin to Tuscaloosa: 118 (#97 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 1 to Tuscaloosa
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#12. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Washington to Tuscaloosa: 378 (#120 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 254 to Tuscaloosa
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#11. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2015-2019: 186
- Migration from Daphne to Tuscaloosa: 139 (#13 most common destination from Daphne)
- Net migration: 47 to Daphne

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

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from Nashville to Tuscaloosa: 231 (#53 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 36 to Tuscaloosa
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#9. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 204
- Migration from Dallas to Tuscaloosa: 272 (#103 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 68 to Tuscaloosa
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#8. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 231
- Migration from Mobile to Tuscaloosa: 426 (#8 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 195 to Tuscaloosa
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#7. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Columbus to Tuscaloosa: 52 (#65 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 180 to Columbus
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#6. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 251
- Migration from Greenville to Tuscaloosa: 28 (#109 most common destination from Greenville)
- Net migration: 223 to Greenville
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#5. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 276
- Migration from Houston to Tuscaloosa: 221 (#117 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 55 to Houston
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#4. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

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

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

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

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

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