Where people in Fort Smith are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Fort Smith are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Fort Smith, AR-OK 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 Fort Smith between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Mobile to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 19 to Mobile
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#49. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Minneapolis to Fort Smith: 11 (#260 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 8 to Minneapolis
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#48. Amarillo, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Amarillo in 2015-2019: 19
- Migration from Amarillo to Fort Smith: 20 (#67 most common destination from Amarillo)
- Net migration: 1 to Fort Smith
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#47. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Watertown in 2015-2019: 20
- Migration from Watertown to Fort Smith: 35 (#59 most common destination from Watertown)
- Net migration: 15 to Fort Smith
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#46. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 21
- Migration from Philadelphia to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 21 to Philadelphia

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#45. Sherman-Denison, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Sherman in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Sherman to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 22 to Sherman
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#44. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charlotte in 2015-2019: 22
- Migration from Charlotte to Fort Smith: 6 (#261 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Net migration: 16 to Charlotte
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#43. Cleveland, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 24
- Migration from Cleveland to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 24 to Cleveland
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#42. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Modesto in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Modesto to Fort Smith: 18 (#83 most common destination from Modesto)
- Net migration: 7 to Modesto
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#41. Greeley, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Greeley in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Greeley to Fort Smith: 23 (#71 most common destination from Greeley)
- Net migration: 2 to Greeley

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#40. Wichita, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Wichita in 2015-2019: 25
- Migration from Wichita to Fort Smith: 49 (#61 most common destination from Wichita)
- Net migration: 24 to Fort Smith
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#39. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Knoxville in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Knoxville to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 26 to Knoxville
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#38. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 26
- Migration from Tampa to Fort Smith: 21 (#257 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 5 to Tampa
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#37. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Charleston to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Charleston
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#36. Fort Collins, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Collins in 2015-2019: 31
- Migration from Fort Collins to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 31 to Fort Collins

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#35. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Boston to Fort Smith: 8 (#271 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 24 to Boston
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#34. Billings, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Billings in 2015-2019: 33
- Migration from Billings to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 33 to Billings
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#33. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

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

- Migration to Jackson in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Jackson to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Jackson
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#31. Lewiston, ID-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Lewiston in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Lewiston to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Lewiston

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#30. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Worcester in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Worcester to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 35 to Worcester
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#29. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Deltona in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Deltona to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 36 to Deltona
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#28. Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Albany to Fort Smith: 11 (#145 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 27 to Albany
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#27. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Columbia to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 39 to Columbia
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#26. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to McAllen in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from McAllen to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 42 to McAllen

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#25. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 46
- Migration from Springfield to Fort Smith: 33 (#70 most common destination from Springfield)
- Net migration: 13 to Springfield
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#24. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Miami to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 49 to Miami
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#23. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

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

- Migration to Vallejo in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Vallejo to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 57 to Vallejo
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#21. Lawton, OK Metro Area

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

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#20. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from Tucson to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 62 to Tucson
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#19. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Portland to Fort Smith: 69 (#138 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 0 to Fort Smith
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#18. Cheyenne, WY Metro Area

- Migration to Cheyenne in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Cheyenne to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 69 to Cheyenne
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#17. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Atlanta to Fort Smith: 17 (#296 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 68 to Atlanta
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#16. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from San Diego to Fort Smith: 84 (#176 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 1 to San Diego

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#15. Texarkana, TX-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Texarkana in 2015-2019: 93
- Migration from Texarkana to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 93 to Texarkana
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#14. Prescott Valley-Prescott, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Prescott Valley in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from Prescott Valley to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 94 to Prescott Valley
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#13. Grand Junction, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Grand Junction in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from Grand Junction to Fort Smith: 0
- Net migration: 100 to Grand Junction
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#12. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Los Angeles to Fort Smith: 230 (#137 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 127 to Fort Smith
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#11. Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Jonesboro in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Jonesboro to Fort Smith: 305 (#4 most common destination from Jonesboro)
- Net migration: 200 to Fort Smith

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

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Dallas to Fort Smith: 233 (#117 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 96 to Fort Smith
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#9. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Savannah to Fort Smith: 31 (#97 most common destination from Savannah)
- Net migration: 115 to Savannah
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#8. Pine Bluff, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Pine Bluff in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Pine Bluff to Fort Smith: 92 (#9 most common destination from Pine Bluff)
- Net migration: 56 to Pine Bluff
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#7. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 158
- Migration from Houston to Fort Smith: 171 (#132 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 13 to Fort Smith
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#6. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 182
- Migration from Memphis to Fort Smith: 284 (#29 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 102 to Fort Smith

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#5. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 195
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Fort Smith: 209 (#34 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 14 to Fort Smith
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#4. Hot Springs, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Hot Springs in 2015-2019: 329
- Migration from Hot Springs to Fort Smith: 187 (#7 most common destination from Hot Springs)
- Net migration: 142 to Hot Springs
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#3. Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Little Rock in 2015-2019: 659
- Migration from Little Rock to Fort Smith: 1,262 (#4 most common destination from Little Rock)
- Net migration: 603 to Fort Smith
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#2. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

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

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 1,397
- Migration from Fayetteville to Fort Smith: 763 (#3 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 634 to Fayetteville

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