Where people in Bakersfield are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Bakersfield are moving to most

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

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#50. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 93
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 93 to Pittsburgh
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#49. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Jacksonville to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Jacksonville
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#48. Prescott Valley-Prescott, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Prescott Valley in 2015-2019: 104
- Migration from Prescott Valley to Bakersfield: 51 (#39 most common destination from Prescott Valley)
- Net migration: 53 to Prescott Valley
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#47. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Tulsa in 2015-2019: 107
- Migration from Tulsa to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 107 to Tulsa
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#46. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 109
- Migration from El Paso to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 109 to El Paso

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#45. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dayton in 2015-2019: 118
- Migration from Dayton to Bakersfield: 46 (#82 most common destination from Dayton)
- Net migration: 72 to Dayton
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#44. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 120
- Migration from Chicago to Bakersfield: 57 (#262 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 63 to Chicago
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#43. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from Boise City to Bakersfield: 45 (#86 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 76 to Boise City
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#42. Merced, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Merced in 2015-2019: 121
- Migration from Merced to Bakersfield: 318 (#12 most common destination from Merced)
- Net migration: 197 to Bakersfield
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#41. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 129
- Migration from Orlando to Bakersfield: 12 (#255 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 117 to Orlando

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from Washington to Bakersfield: 98 (#211 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 38 to Washington
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#39. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 137
- Migration from Tampa to Bakersfield: 33 (#227 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 104 to Tampa
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#38. Yuma, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Yuma in 2015-2019: 142
- Migration from Yuma to Bakersfield: 450 (#4 most common destination from Yuma)
- Net migration: 308 to Bakersfield
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#37. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 146
- Migration from Kansas City to Bakersfield: 18 (#208 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 128 to Kansas City
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#36. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 147
- Migration from Atlanta to Bakersfield: 118 (#174 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 29 to Atlanta

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#35. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 157
- Migration from Killeen to Bakersfield: 22 (#131 most common destination from Killeen)
- Net migration: 135 to Killeen
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#34. Midland, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Midland in 2015-2019: 157
- Migration from Midland to Bakersfield: 88 (#16 most common destination from Midland)
- Net migration: 69 to Midland
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#33. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Stockton in 2015-2019: 166
- Migration from Stockton to Bakersfield: 464 (#11 most common destination from Stockton)
- Net migration: 298 to Bakersfield
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#32. Lansing-East Lansing, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Lansing in 2015-2019: 174
- Migration from Lansing to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 174 to Lansing
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#31. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 174
- Migration from Tucson to Bakersfield: 210 (#41 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 36 to Bakersfield

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#30. Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith in 2015-2019: 177
- Migration from Fort Smith to Bakersfield: 17 (#56 most common destination from Fort Smith)
- Net migration: 160 to Fort Smith
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#29. Coeur d'Alene, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Coeur d'Alene in 2015-2019: 179
- Migration from Coeur d'Alene to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 179 to Coeur d'Alene
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#28. Albany-Lebanon, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 180
- Migration from Albany to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 180 to Albany
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#27. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Crestview in 2015-2019: 186
- Migration from Crestview to Bakersfield: 112 (#44 most common destination from Crestview)
- Net migration: 74 to Crestview
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#26. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 187
- Migration from Houston to Bakersfield: 318 (#86 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 131 to Bakersfield

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#25. Odessa, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Odessa in 2015-2019: 193
- Migration from Odessa to Bakersfield: 0
- Net migration: 193 to Odessa
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#24. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 218
- Migration from Durham to Bakersfield: 15 (#144 most common destination from Durham)
- Net migration: 203 to Durham
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#23. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 227
- Migration from Santa Rosa to Bakersfield: 66 (#53 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Net migration: 161 to Santa Rosa
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#22. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 230
- Migration from Dallas to Bakersfield: 133 (#160 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 97 to Dallas
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#21. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from San Jose to Bakersfield: 375 (#38 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 143 to Bakersfield

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#20. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 237
- Migration from Denver to Bakersfield: 176 (#96 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 61 to Denver
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#19. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 250
- Migration from San Antonio to Bakersfield: 39 (#186 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 211 to San Antonio
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#18. Madera, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Madera in 2015-2019: 294
- Migration from Madera to Bakersfield: 110 (#13 most common destination from Madera)
- Net migration: 184 to Madera
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#17. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 317
- Migration from Santa Maria to Bakersfield: 569 (#11 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 252 to Bakersfield
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#16. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 354
- Migration from Seattle to Bakersfield: 658 (#46 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 304 to Bakersfield

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#15. Vallejo, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Vallejo in 2015-2019: 357
- Migration from Vallejo to Bakersfield: 104 (#37 most common destination from Vallejo)
- Net migration: 253 to Vallejo
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#14. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 391
- Migration from Portland to Bakersfield: 96 (#110 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 295 to Portland
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#13. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 471
- Migration from San Francisco to Bakersfield: 873 (#38 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 402 to Bakersfield
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#12. Salinas, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas in 2015-2019: 559
- Migration from Salinas to Bakersfield: 376 (#15 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 183 to Salinas
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#11. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Visalia in 2015-2019: 786
- Migration from Visalia to Bakersfield: 1,111 (#2 most common destination from Visalia)
- Net migration: 325 to Bakersfield

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#10. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo in 2015-2019: 799
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Bakersfield: 292 (#13 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 507 to San Luis Obispo
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#9. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oxnard in 2015-2019: 845
- Migration from Oxnard to Bakersfield: 1,153 (#4 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Net migration: 308 to Bakersfield
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#8. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 888
- Migration from Las Vegas to Bakersfield: 300 (#53 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 588 to Las Vegas
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#7. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 949
- Migration from San Diego to Bakersfield: 821 (#36 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 128 to San Diego
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#6. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 996
- Migration from Phoenix to Bakersfield: 798 (#34 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 198 to Phoenix

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#5. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 1,002
- Migration from Sacramento to Bakersfield: 1,072 (#19 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 70 to Bakersfield
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#4. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fresno in 2015-2019: 1,246
- Migration from Fresno to Bakersfield: 1,527 (#5 most common destination from Fresno)
- Net migration: 281 to Bakersfield
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#3. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Hanford in 2015-2019: 1,933
- Migration from Hanford to Bakersfield: 611 (#4 most common destination from Hanford)
- Net migration: 1,322 to Hanford
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#2. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 4,316
- Migration from Riverside to Bakersfield: 3,695 (#5 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 621 to Riverside
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#1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 4,769
- Migration from Los Angeles to Bakersfield: 11,077 (#6 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 6,308 to Bakersfield

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