Metros sending the most people to San Jose

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to San Jose

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

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#50. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 231 (#21 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from San Jose to Grand Rapids: 50 (#119 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 181 to San Jose
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#49. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Tampa in 2015-2019: 231 (#82 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from San Jose to Tampa: 121 (#74 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 110 to San Jose
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#48. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 232 (#21 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from San Jose to Bakersfield: 375 (#38 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 143 to Bakersfield
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#47. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 239 (#52 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from San Jose to Urban Honolulu: 211 (#52 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 28 to San Jose
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#46. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Tucson in 2015-2019: 241 (#35 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from San Jose to Tucson: 393 (#37 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 152 to Tucson

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

- Migration to San Jose from Augusta in 2015-2019: 257 (#16 most common destination from Augusta)
- Migration from San Jose to Augusta: 0 (#242 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 257 to San Jose
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#44. Chico, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Chico in 2015-2019: 264 (#10 most common destination from Chico)
- Migration from San Jose to Chico: 584 (#29 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 320 to Chico
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#43. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Provo in 2015-2019: 276 (#23 most common destination from Provo)
- Migration from San Jose to Provo: 489 (#35 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 213 to Provo
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#42. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 283 (#3 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from San Jose to Lafayette: 213 (#51 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 70 to San Jose
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#41. Vallejo, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Vallejo in 2015-2019: 285 (#10 most common destination from Vallejo)
- Migration from San Jose to Vallejo: 1,133 (#19 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 848 to Vallejo

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#40. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 324 (#50 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from San Jose to Las Vegas: 1,608 (#15 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,284 to Las Vegas
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#39. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 340 (#56 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from San Jose to Baltimore: 195 (#57 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 145 to San Jose
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#38. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 367 (#23 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Migration from San Jose to Salt Lake City: 839 (#23 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 472 to Salt Lake City
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#37. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Detroit in 2015-2019: 381 (#51 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from San Jose to Detroit: 140 (#68 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 241 to San Jose
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#36. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Orlando in 2015-2019: 391 (#46 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from San Jose to Orlando: 165 (#62 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 226 to San Jose

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

- Migration to San Jose from San Luis Obispo in 2015-2019: 396 (#10 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Migration from San Jose to San Luis Obispo: 856 (#22 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 460 to San Luis Obispo
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#34. Yuba City, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Yuba City in 2015-2019: 405 (#3 most common destination from Yuba City)
- Migration from San Jose to Yuba City: 126 (#72 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 279 to San Jose
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#33. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Oxnard in 2015-2019: 428 (#18 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Migration from San Jose to Oxnard: 323 (#42 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 105 to San Jose
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#32. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 439 (#27 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from San Jose to Raleigh: 658 (#27 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 219 to Raleigh
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#31. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Madison in 2015-2019: 466 (#11 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from San Jose to Madison: 167 (#61 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 299 to San Jose

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#30. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 468 (#7 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Migration from San Jose to Santa Rosa: 1,114 (#20 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 646 to Santa Rosa
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#29. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Fresno in 2015-2019: 542 (#14 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from San Jose to Fresno: 921 (#21 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 379 to Fresno
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#28. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 583 (#75 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from San Jose to Atlanta: 632 (#28 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 49 to Atlanta
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#27. Merced, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Merced in 2015-2019: 619 (#6 most common destination from Merced)
- Migration from San Jose to Merced: 1,914 (#11 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,295 to Merced
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#26. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Portland in 2015-2019: 637 (#25 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from San Jose to Portland: 2,173 (#9 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,536 to Portland

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

- Migration to San Jose from Denver in 2015-2019: 639 (#34 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from San Jose to Denver: 541 (#33 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 98 to San Jose
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#24. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Columbus in 2015-2019: 658 (#18 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from San Jose to Columbus: 88 (#94 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 570 to San Jose
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#23. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 680 (#51 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from San Jose to Philadelphia: 558 (#31 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 122 to San Jose
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#22. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 716 (#28 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from San Jose to Minneapolis: 353 (#40 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 363 to San Jose
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#21. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Miami in 2015-2019: 811 (#41 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from San Jose to Miami: 414 (#36 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 397 to San Jose

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#20. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Houston in 2015-2019: 877 (#37 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from San Jose to Houston: 267 (#47 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 610 to San Jose
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#19. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Austin in 2015-2019: 883 (#18 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from San Jose to Austin: 1,240 (#18 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 357 to Austin
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#18. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Riverside in 2015-2019: 937 (#22 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from San Jose to Riverside: 2,030 (#10 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,093 to Riverside
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#17. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Dallas in 2015-2019: 945 (#45 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from San Jose to Dallas: 1,812 (#12 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 867 to Dallas
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#16. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Modesto in 2015-2019: 958 (#6 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from San Jose to Modesto: 1,788 (#13 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 830 to Modesto

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#15. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 973 (#14 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from San Jose to Pittsburgh: 372 (#39 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 601 to San Jose
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#14. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 1,162 (#26 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from San Jose to Phoenix: 1,538 (#17 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 376 to Phoenix
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#13. Salinas, CA Metro Area

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

- Migration to San Jose from Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 1,191 (#5 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Migration from San Jose to Santa Maria: 1,745 (#14 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 554 to Santa Maria
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#11. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Washington in 2015-2019: 1,297 (#43 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from San Jose to Washington: 719 (#25 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 578 to San Jose

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

- Migration to San Jose from Boston in 2015-2019: 1,568 (#20 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from San Jose to Boston: 792 (#24 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 776 to San Jose
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#9. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Stockton in 2015-2019: 1,596 (#4 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from San Jose to Stockton: 3,150 (#5 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,554 to Stockton
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#8. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Seattle in 2015-2019: 1,915 (#14 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from San Jose to Seattle: 3,065 (#6 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,150 to Seattle
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Chicago in 2015-2019: 2,252 (#32 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from San Jose to Chicago: 694 (#26 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,558 to San Jose
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#6. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from San Diego in 2015-2019: 2,591 (#11 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from San Jose to San Diego: 2,875 (#7 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 284 to San Diego

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#5. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Santa Cruz in 2015-2019: 2,608 (#1 most common destination from Santa Cruz)
- Migration from San Jose to Santa Cruz: 3,757 (#4 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,149 to Santa Cruz
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#4. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 2,671 (#5 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from San Jose to Sacramento: 6,319 (#3 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 3,648 to Sacramento
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#3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from New York in 2015-2019: 3,580 (#34 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from San Jose to New York: 2,181 (#8 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 1,399 to San Jose
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#2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 7,229 (#12 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from San Jose to Los Angeles: 6,353 (#2 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 876 to San Jose
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#1. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 21,009 (#1 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from San Jose to San Francisco: 28,791 (#1 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 7,782 to San Francisco

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