Where people in San Jose are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in San Jose are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, 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 San Jose between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 222
- Migration from Jacksonville to San Jose: 15 (#225 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 207 to Jacksonville
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#49. Napa, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Napa in 2015-2019: 249
- Migration from Napa to San Jose: 55 (#20 most common destination from Napa)
- Net migration: 194 to Napa
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#48. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Visalia in 2015-2019: 251
- Migration from Visalia to San Jose: 129 (#17 most common destination from Visalia)
- Net migration: 122 to Visalia
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#47. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 267
- Migration from Houston to San Jose: 877 (#37 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 610 to San Jose
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#46. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 279
- Migration from Colorado Springs to San Jose: 64 (#135 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 215 to Colorado Springs

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#45. Bend, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Bend in 2015-2019: 283
- Migration from Bend to San Jose: 35 (#44 most common destination from Bend)
- Net migration: 248 to Bend
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#44. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 291
- Migration from Eugene to San Jose: 116 (#22 most common destination from Eugene)
- Net migration: 175 to Eugene
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#43. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 318
- Migration from Nashville to San Jose: 105 (#92 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 213 to Nashville
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#42. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Oxnard in 2015-2019: 323
- Migration from Oxnard to San Jose: 428 (#18 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Net migration: 105 to San Jose
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#41. Madera, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Madera in 2015-2019: 336
- Migration from Madera to San Jose: 107 (#14 most common destination from Madera)
- Net migration: 229 to Madera

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#40. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 353
- Migration from Minneapolis to San Jose: 716 (#28 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 363 to San Jose
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#39. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 372
- Migration from Pittsburgh to San Jose: 973 (#14 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 601 to San Jose
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#38. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 375
- Migration from Bakersfield to San Jose: 232 (#21 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Net migration: 143 to Bakersfield
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#37. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 393
- Migration from Tucson to San Jose: 241 (#35 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 152 to Tucson
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#36. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

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

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#35. Provo-Orem, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Provo in 2015-2019: 489
- Migration from Provo to San Jose: 276 (#23 most common destination from Provo)
- Net migration: 213 to Provo
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#34. Redding, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Redding in 2015-2019: 513
- Migration from Redding to San Jose: 132 (#17 most common destination from Redding)
- Net migration: 381 to Redding
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#33. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 541
- Migration from Denver to San Jose: 639 (#34 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 98 to San Jose
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#32. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 554
- Migration from Boise City to San Jose: 118 (#39 most common destination from Boise City)
- Net migration: 436 to Boise City
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#31. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 558
- Migration from Philadelphia to San Jose: 680 (#51 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 122 to San Jose

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#30. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Reno in 2015-2019: 560
- Migration from Reno to San Jose: 161 (#18 most common destination from Reno)
- Net migration: 399 to Reno
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#29. Chico, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Chico in 2015-2019: 584
- Migration from Chico to San Jose: 264 (#10 most common destination from Chico)
- Net migration: 320 to Chico
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#28. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 658
- Migration from Raleigh to San Jose: 439 (#27 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 219 to Raleigh
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#26. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 694
- Migration from Chicago to San Jose: 2,252 (#32 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 1,558 to San Jose

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 719
- Migration from Washington to San Jose: 1,297 (#43 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 578 to San Jose
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#24. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 792
- Migration from Boston to San Jose: 1,568 (#20 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 776 to San Jose
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#23. Salt Lake City, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Salt Lake City in 2015-2019: 839
- Migration from Salt Lake City to San Jose: 367 (#23 most common destination from Salt Lake City)
- Net migration: 472 to Salt Lake City
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#22. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Fresno in 2015-2019: 921
- Migration from Fresno to San Jose: 542 (#14 most common destination from Fresno)
- Net migration: 379 to Fresno

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#20. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Vallejo in 2015-2019: 1,133
- Migration from Vallejo to San Jose: 285 (#10 most common destination from Vallejo)
- Net migration: 848 to Vallejo
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#18. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 1,240
- Migration from Austin to San Jose: 883 (#18 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 357 to Austin
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#17. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

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

- Migration to Salinas in 2015-2019: 1,546
- Migration from Salinas to San Jose: 1,182 (#3 most common destination from Salinas)
- Net migration: 364 to Salinas

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

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 1,608
- Migration from Las Vegas to San Jose: 324 (#50 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 1,284 to Las Vegas
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#14. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 1,745
- Migration from Santa Maria to San Jose: 1,191 (#5 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 554 to Santa Maria
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#13. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Modesto in 2015-2019: 1,788
- Migration from Modesto to San Jose: 958 (#6 most common destination from Modesto)
- Net migration: 830 to Modesto
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#12. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

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

- Migration to Merced in 2015-2019: 1,914
- Migration from Merced to San Jose: 619 (#6 most common destination from Merced)
- Net migration: 1,295 to Merced

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

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 2,030
- Migration from Riverside to San Jose: 937 (#22 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 1,093 to Riverside
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#9. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Portland in 2015-2019: 2,173
- Migration from Portland to San Jose: 637 (#25 most common destination from Portland)
- Net migration: 1,536 to Portland
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#8. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 2,181
- Migration from New York to San Jose: 3,580 (#34 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 1,399 to San Jose
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#7. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 2,875
- Migration from San Diego to San Jose: 2,591 (#11 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 284 to San Diego
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#6. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 3,065
- Migration from Seattle to San Jose: 1,915 (#14 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 1,150 to Seattle
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#5. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Stockton in 2015-2019: 3,150
- Migration from Stockton to San Jose: 1,596 (#4 most common destination from Stockton)
- Net migration: 1,554 to Stockton
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#4. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 6,319
- Migration from Sacramento to San Jose: 2,671 (#5 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 3,648 to Sacramento
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#2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

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

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

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