Metros sending the most people to Fort Smith

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Fort Smith

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

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#50. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 22 (#108 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Harrisburg: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 22 to Fort Smith
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#49. Victoria, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Victoria in 2015-2019: 22 (#23 most common destination from Victoria)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Victoria: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 22 to Fort Smith
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#48. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from North Port in 2015-2019: 23 (#143 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Fort Smith to North Port: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 23 to Fort Smith
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#47. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Greeley in 2015-2019: 23 (#71 most common destination from Greeley)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Greeley: 25 (#41 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 2 to Greeley
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#46. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 24 (#195 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Pittsburgh: 11 (#68 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 13 to Fort Smith

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#45. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Ocala in 2015-2019: 24 (#83 most common destination from Ocala)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Ocala: 13 (#61 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 11 to Fort Smith
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#44. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 25 (#96 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Baton Rouge: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 25 to Fort Smith
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#43. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Nashville in 2015-2019: 25 (#199 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Nashville: 7 (#78 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 18 to Fort Smith
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#42. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 26 (#217 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Fort Smith to San Antonio: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 26 to Fort Smith
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#41. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Lawton in 2015-2019: 27 (#60 most common destination from Lawton)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Lawton: 59 (#21 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 32 to Lawton

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#40. Santa Fe, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Santa Fe in 2015-2019: 31 (#33 most common destination from Santa Fe)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Santa Fe: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 31 to Fort Smith
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#39. Topeka, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Topeka in 2015-2019: 31 (#31 most common destination from Topeka)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Topeka: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 31 to Fort Smith
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#38. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Savannah in 2015-2019: 31 (#97 most common destination from Savannah)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Savannah: 146 (#9 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 115 to Savannah
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#37. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Seattle in 2015-2019: 32 (#234 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Seattle: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 32 to Fort Smith
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#36. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Springfield in 2015-2019: 33 (#70 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Springfield: 46 (#25 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 13 to Springfield

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

- Migration to Fort Smith from Chicago in 2015-2019: 34 (#286 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Chicago: 33 (#33 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 1 to Fort Smith
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#34. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Watertown in 2015-2019: 35 (#59 most common destination from Watertown)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Watertown: 20 (#47 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 15 to Fort Smith
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#33. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 37 (#102 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Grand Rapids: 8 (#75 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 29 to Fort Smith
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#32. Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Hickory in 2015-2019: 39 (#40 most common destination from Hickory)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Hickory: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 39 to Fort Smith
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#31. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 39 (#146 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Sacramento: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 39 to Fort Smith

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#30. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Davenport in 2015-2019: 42 (#50 most common destination from Davenport)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Davenport: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 42 to Fort Smith
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#29. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Omaha in 2015-2019: 44 (#104 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Omaha: 18 (#53 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 26 to Fort Smith
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#28. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Spokane in 2015-2019: 45 (#68 most common destination from Spokane)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Spokane: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 45 to Fort Smith
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#27. Kokomo, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Kokomo in 2015-2019: 49 (#13 most common destination from Kokomo)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Kokomo: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 49 to Fort Smith
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#26. Logan, UT-ID Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Logan in 2015-2019: 49 (#30 most common destination from Logan)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Logan: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 49 to Fort Smith

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#25. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Wichita in 2015-2019: 49 (#61 most common destination from Wichita)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Wichita: 25 (#41 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 24 to Fort Smith
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#24. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Eugene in 2015-2019: 51 (#49 most common destination from Eugene)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Eugene: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 51 to Fort Smith
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#23. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Visalia in 2015-2019: 53 (#34 most common destination from Visalia)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Visalia: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 53 to Fort Smith
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#22. Jackson, MS Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Jackson in 2015-2019: 59 (#54 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Jackson: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 59 to Fort Smith
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#21. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Portland in 2015-2019: 69 (#138 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Portland: 69 (#18 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 0 to Fort Smith

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#20. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 75 (#62 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Anchorage: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 75 to Fort Smith
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#19. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from San Diego in 2015-2019: 84 (#176 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Fort Smith to San Diego: 85 (#16 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 1 to San Diego
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#18. Pine Bluff, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Pine Bluff in 2015-2019: 92 (#9 most common destination from Pine Bluff)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Pine Bluff: 148 (#8 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 56 to Pine Bluff
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#17. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 93 (#175 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Phoenix: 6 (#81 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 87 to Fort Smith
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#16. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Oxnard in 2015-2019: 98 (#52 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Oxnard: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 98 to Fort Smith

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#15. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 110 (#93 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Kansas City: 53 (#23 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 57 to Fort Smith
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#14. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 141 (#83 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Jacksonville: 17 (#56 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 124 to Fort Smith
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#13. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Houston in 2015-2019: 171 (#132 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Houston: 158 (#7 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 13 to Fort Smith
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#12. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 177 (#30 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Bakersfield: 17 (#56 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 160 to Fort Smith
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#11. Hot Springs, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Hot Springs in 2015-2019: 187 (#7 most common destination from Hot Springs)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Hot Springs: 329 (#4 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 142 to Hot Springs

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#10. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 209 (#34 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Oklahoma City: 195 (#5 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 14 to Fort Smith
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#9. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 230 (#137 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Los Angeles: 103 (#12 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 127 to Fort Smith
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#8. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Dallas in 2015-2019: 233 (#117 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Dallas: 137 (#10 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 96 to Fort Smith
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#7. Erie, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Erie in 2015-2019: 255 (#7 most common destination from Erie)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Erie: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 255 to Fort Smith
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#6. Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Athens in 2015-2019: 265 (#4 most common destination from Athens)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Athens: 0 (#116 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 265 to Fort Smith

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

- Migration to Fort Smith from Memphis in 2015-2019: 284 (#29 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Memphis: 182 (#6 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 102 to Fort Smith
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#4. Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Jonesboro in 2015-2019: 305 (#4 most common destination from Jonesboro)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Jonesboro: 105 (#11 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 200 to Fort Smith
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#3. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 679 (#8 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Tulsa: 738 (#2 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 59 to Tulsa
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#2. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 763 (#3 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Fayetteville: 1,397 (#1 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 634 to Fayetteville
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#1. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith from Little Rock in 2015-2019: 1,262 (#4 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Migration from Fort Smith to Little Rock: 659 (#3 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 603 to Fort Smith

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