Metros sending the most people to El Centro

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to El Centro

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

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#38. Altoona, PA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Altoona in 2015-2019: 11 (#41 most common destination from Altoona)
- Migration from El Centro to Altoona: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 11 to El Centro
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#37. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Panama City in 2015-2019: 12 (#110 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from El Centro to Panama City: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 12 to El Centro
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#36. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Chicago in 2015-2019: 12 (#330 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from El Centro to Chicago: 35 (#29 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 23 to Chicago
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#35. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Killeen in 2015-2019: 13 (#153 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from El Centro to Killeen: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 13 to El Centro
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#34. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Portland in 2015-2019: 13 (#236 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from El Centro to Portland: 53 (#20 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 40 to Portland

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#33. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Hanford in 2015-2019: 13 (#63 most common destination from Hanford)
- Migration from El Centro to Hanford: 169 (#8 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 156 to Hanford
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#32. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Worcester in 2015-2019: 14 (#132 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from El Centro to Worcester: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 14 to El Centro
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#31. Lincoln, NE Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Lincoln in 2015-2019: 17 (#88 most common destination from Lincoln)
- Migration from El Centro to Lincoln: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 17 to El Centro
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#30. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 18 (#188 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from El Centro to Urban Honolulu: 10 (#42 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 8 to El Centro
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#29. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Seattle in 2015-2019: 18 (#269 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from El Centro to Seattle: 122 (#9 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 104 to Seattle

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#28. Wheeling, WV-OH Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Wheeling in 2015-2019: 19 (#41 most common destination from Wheeling)
- Migration from El Centro to Wheeling: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 19 to El Centro
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#27. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Denver in 2015-2019: 25 (#247 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from El Centro to Denver: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 25 to El Centro
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#26. Flagstaff, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Flagstaff in 2015-2019: 26 (#52 most common destination from Flagstaff)
- Migration from El Centro to Flagstaff: 24 (#34 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 2 to El Centro
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#25. Twin Falls, ID Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Twin Falls in 2015-2019: 27 (#24 most common destination from Twin Falls)
- Migration from El Centro to Twin Falls: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 27 to El Centro
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#24. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 30 (#140 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from El Centro to Oklahoma City: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 30 to El Centro

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#23. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 33 (#169 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from El Centro to Colorado Springs: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 33 to El Centro
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#22. Yakima, WA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Yakima in 2015-2019: 35 (#28 most common destination from Yakima)
- Migration from El Centro to Yakima: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 35 to El Centro
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#21. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 37 (#258 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from El Centro to Atlanta: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 37 to El Centro
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#20. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 37 (#182 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from El Centro to Las Vegas: 37 (#27 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 0 to El Centro
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#19. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Houston in 2015-2019: 38 (#247 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from El Centro to Houston: 66 (#17 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 28 to Houston

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#18. Dalton, GA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Dalton in 2015-2019: 41 (#16 most common destination from Dalton)
- Migration from El Centro to Dalton: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 41 to El Centro
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#17. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 55 (#164 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from El Centro to San Francisco: 183 (#7 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 128 to San Francisco
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#16. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 56 (#73 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from El Centro to Bakersfield: 989 (#2 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 933 to Bakersfield
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#15. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 58 (#167 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from El Centro to Virginia Beach: 0 (#71 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 58 to El Centro
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#14. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from San Jose in 2015-2019: 88 (#94 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from El Centro to San Jose: 18 (#38 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 70 to El Centro

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

- Migration to El Centro from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 89 (#99 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from El Centro to Sacramento: 223 (#6 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 134 to Sacramento
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#12. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 94 (#173 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from El Centro to Phoenix: 102 (#12 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 8 to Phoenix
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#11. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Modesto in 2015-2019: 99 (#33 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from El Centro to Modesto: 78 (#15 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 21 to El Centro
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#10. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Reno in 2015-2019: 102 (#36 most common destination from Reno)
- Migration from El Centro to Reno: 10 (#42 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 92 to El Centro
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#9. Merced, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Merced in 2015-2019: 103 (#22 most common destination from Merced)
- Migration from El Centro to Merced: 3 (#51 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 100 to El Centro

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#8. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Stockton in 2015-2019: 108 (#35 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from El Centro to Stockton: 21 (#35 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 87 to El Centro
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#7. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Visalia in 2015-2019: 113 (#21 most common destination from Visalia)
- Migration from El Centro to Visalia: 2 (#54 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 111 to El Centro
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#6. Yuma, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Yuma in 2015-2019: 163 (#14 most common destination from Yuma)
- Migration from El Centro to Yuma: 270 (#5 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 107 to Yuma
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#5. Salinas, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Salinas in 2015-2019: 284 (#22 most common destination from Salinas)
- Migration from El Centro to Salinas: 44 (#25 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 240 to El Centro
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#4. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Fresno in 2015-2019: 505 (#15 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from El Centro to Fresno: 97 (#13 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 408 to El Centro

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#3. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Riverside in 2015-2019: 693 (#31 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from El Centro to Riverside: 833 (#3 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 140 to Riverside
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#2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 739 (#68 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from El Centro to Los Angeles: 655 (#4 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 84 to El Centro
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#1. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to El Centro from San Diego in 2015-2019: 1,210 (#26 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from El Centro to San Diego: 1,204 (#1 most common destination from El Centro)
- Net migration: 6 to El Centro

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