Metros sending the most people to Salinas

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Salinas

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

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#50. Norwich-New London, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Norwich in 2015-2019: 76 (#31 most common destination from Norwich)
- Migration from Salinas to Norwich: 199 (#35 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 123 to Norwich
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#49. Yuma, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Yuma in 2015-2019: 77 (#24 most common destination from Yuma)
- Migration from Salinas to Yuma: 322 (#17 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 245 to Yuma
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#48. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Houston in 2015-2019: 78 (#197 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Salinas to Houston: 126 (#40 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 48 to Houston
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#47. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Miami in 2015-2019: 80 (#182 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Salinas to Miami: 85 (#55 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 5 to Miami
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#46. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 81 (#139 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Salinas to Minneapolis: 20 (#95 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 61 to Salinas

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#45. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Killeen in 2015-2019: 81 (#71 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Salinas to Killeen: 102 (#51 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 21 to Killeen
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#44. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 83 (#195 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Salinas to Atlanta: 55 (#63 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 28 to Salinas
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#43. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 86 (#128 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Salinas to San Antonio: 279 (#23 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 193 to San Antonio
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#42. New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from New Orleans in 2015-2019: 91 (#74 most common destination from New Orleans)
- Migration from Salinas to New Orleans: 39 (#73 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 52 to Salinas
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#41. Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Mount Vernon in 2015-2019: 92 (#11 most common destination from Mount Vernon)
- Migration from Salinas to Mount Vernon: 0 (#163 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 92 to Salinas

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

- Migration to Salinas from Washington in 2015-2019: 94 (#216 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Salinas to Washington: 664 (#9 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 570 to Washington
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#39. Bremerton-Silverdale-Port Orchard, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Bremerton in 2015-2019: 101 (#25 most common destination from Bremerton)
- Migration from Salinas to Bremerton: 0 (#163 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 101 to Salinas
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#38. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 111 (#36 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Migration from Salinas to Santa Rosa: 54 (#65 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 57 to Salinas
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#37. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Dallas in 2015-2019: 112 (#173 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Salinas to Dallas: 291 (#20 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 179 to Dallas
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#36. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Boston in 2015-2019: 113 (#127 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Salinas to Boston: 20 (#95 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 93 to Salinas

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#35. Vallejo, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Vallejo in 2015-2019: 122 (#34 most common destination from Vallejo)
- Migration from Salinas to Vallejo: 252 (#26 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 130 to Vallejo
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#34. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Tucson in 2015-2019: 129 (#59 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Salinas to Tucson: 97 (#52 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 32 to Salinas
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#33. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Nashville in 2015-2019: 132 (#80 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Salinas to Nashville: 0 (#163 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 132 to Salinas
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#32. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 135 (#109 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Salinas to Virginia Beach: 126 (#40 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 9 to Salinas
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#31. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Clarksville in 2015-2019: 139 (#43 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Migration from Salinas to Clarksville: 49 (#66 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 90 to Salinas

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#30. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Augusta in 2015-2019: 148 (#33 most common destination from Augusta)
- Migration from Salinas to Augusta: 286 (#21 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 138 to Augusta
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#29. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 153 (#27 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Migration from Salinas to Santa Maria: 87 (#54 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 66 to Salinas
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#28. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Omaha in 2015-2019: 154 (#47 most common destination from Omaha)
- Migration from Salinas to Omaha: 104 (#50 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 50 to Salinas
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#27. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 160 (#78 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Salinas to Las Vegas: 276 (#24 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 116 to Las Vegas
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#26. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Visalia in 2015-2019: 167 (#13 most common destination from Visalia)
- Migration from Salinas to Visalia: 202 (#34 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 35 to Visalia

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#25. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 170 (#68 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Salinas to Urban Honolulu: 240 (#28 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 70 to Urban Honolulu
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#24. Madera, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Madera in 2015-2019: 177 (#9 most common destination from Madera)
- Migration from Salinas to Madera: 234 (#30 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 57 to Madera
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#23. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 179 (#35 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Salinas to Jacksonville: 116 (#45 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 63 to Salinas
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#22. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 203 (#116 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Salinas to Philadelphia: 76 (#57 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 127 to Salinas
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#21. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Chicago in 2015-2019: 214 (#160 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Salinas to Chicago: 227 (#32 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 13 to Chicago

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#20. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 241 (#41 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Salinas to Fayetteville: 105 (#48 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 136 to Salinas
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#19. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 248 (#50 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Salinas to Colorado Springs: 109 (#47 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 139 to Salinas
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#18. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 288 (#80 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Salinas to Phoenix: 336 (#16 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 48 to Phoenix
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#17. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Stockton in 2015-2019: 293 (#17 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from Salinas to Stockton: 293 (#19 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 0 to Salinas
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#16. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Modesto in 2015-2019: 297 (#11 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from Salinas to Modesto: 305 (#18 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 8 to Modesto

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#15. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 322 (#58 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Salinas to Baltimore: 270 (#25 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 52 to Salinas
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#14. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Seattle in 2015-2019: 328 (#75 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Salinas to Seattle: 237 (#29 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 91 to Salinas
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#13. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Hanford in 2015-2019: 353 (#7 most common destination from Hanford)
- Migration from Salinas to Hanford: 443 (#14 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 90 to Hanford
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#12. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from San Luis Obispo in 2015-2019: 357 (#11 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Migration from Salinas to San Luis Obispo: 633 (#11 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 276 to San Luis Obispo
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#11. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Oxnard in 2015-2019: 509 (#16 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Migration from Salinas to Oxnard: 174 (#37 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 335 to Salinas

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#10. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 559 (#12 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Salinas to Bakersfield: 376 (#15 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 183 to Salinas
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#9. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Fresno in 2015-2019: 701 (#9 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Salinas to Fresno: 718 (#6 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 17 to Fresno
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#8. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 760 (#25 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Salinas to Sacramento: 1,535 (#1 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 775 to Sacramento
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#7. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from San Diego in 2015-2019: 772 (#37 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Salinas to San Diego: 670 (#8 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 102 to Salinas
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#6. Merced, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Merced in 2015-2019: 884 (#2 most common destination from Merced)
- Migration from Salinas to Merced: 640 (#10 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 244 to Salinas

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

- Migration to Salinas from Riverside in 2015-2019: 1,218 (#16 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Salinas to Riverside: 574 (#12 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 644 to Salinas
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#4. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 1,293 (#29 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Salinas to San Francisco: 847 (#4 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 446 to Salinas
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#3. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 1,396 (#38 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Salinas to Los Angeles: 1,290 (#2 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 106 to Salinas
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#2. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from San Jose in 2015-2019: 1,546 (#16 most common destination from San Jose)
- Migration from Salinas to San Jose: 1,182 (#3 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 364 to Salinas
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#1. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Salinas from Santa Cruz in 2015-2019: 1,706 (#3 most common destination from Santa Cruz)
- Migration from Salinas to Santa Cruz: 825 (#5 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 881 to Salinas

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