Metros sending the most people to San Luis Obispo

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April 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to San Luis Obispo

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

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#50. Lubbock, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Lubbock in 2015-2019: 65 (#38 most common destination from Lubbock)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Lubbock: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 65 to San Luis Obispo
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#49. Yuma, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Yuma in 2015-2019: 73 (#28 most common destination from Yuma)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Yuma: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 73 to San Luis Obispo
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#48. Napa, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Napa in 2015-2019: 73 (#13 most common destination from Napa)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Napa: 21 (#64 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 52 to San Luis Obispo
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#47. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Reno in 2015-2019: 74 (#52 most common destination from Reno)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Reno: 23 (#61 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 51 to San Luis Obispo
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#46. El Centro, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from El Centro in 2015-2019: 76 (#16 most common destination from El Centro)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to El Centro: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 76 to San Luis Obispo

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#45. Homosassa Springs, FL Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Homosassa Springs in 2015-2019: 77 (#18 most common destination from Homosassa Springs)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Homosassa Springs: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 77 to San Luis Obispo
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#44. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 79 (#124 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas: 189 (#17 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 110 to Las Vegas
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#43. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 82 (#52 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Tulsa: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 82 to San Luis Obispo
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#42. Lexington-Fayette, KY Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Lexington in 2015-2019: 98 (#41 most common destination from Lexington)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Lexington: 46 (#46 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 52 to San Luis Obispo
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#41. Merced, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Merced in 2015-2019: 99 (#23 most common destination from Merced)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Merced: 54 (#41 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 45 to San Luis Obispo

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#40. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 100 (#100 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Kansas City: 2 (#110 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 98 to San Luis Obispo
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#39. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 102 (#117 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Minneapolis: 7 (#95 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 95 to San Luis Obispo
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#38. Redding, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Redding in 2015-2019: 102 (#19 most common destination from Redding)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Redding: 105 (#23 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 3 to Redding
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#37. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Memphis in 2015-2019: 107 (#82 most common destination from Memphis)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Memphis: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 107 to San Luis Obispo
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#36. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Boulder in 2015-2019: 109 (#32 most common destination from Boulder)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Boulder: 105 (#23 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 4 to San Luis Obispo

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#35. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 112 (#89 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Urban Honolulu: 2 (#110 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 110 to San Luis Obispo
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#34. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from New York in 2015-2019: 113 (#214 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to New York: 50 (#42 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 63 to San Luis Obispo
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#33. Madera, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Madera in 2015-2019: 118 (#11 most common destination from Madera)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Madera: 40 (#49 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 78 to San Luis Obispo
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#32. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Chicago in 2015-2019: 120 (#205 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Chicago: 31 (#54 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 89 to San Luis Obispo
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#31. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Denver in 2015-2019: 120 (#130 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Denver: 31 (#54 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 89 to San Luis Obispo

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#30. Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Youngstown in 2015-2019: 123 (#20 most common destination from Youngstown)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Youngstown: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 123 to San Luis Obispo
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#29. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Modesto in 2015-2019: 126 (#24 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Modesto: 56 (#39 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 70 to San Luis Obispo
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#28. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Santa Cruz in 2015-2019: 132 (#23 most common destination from Santa Cruz)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Santa Cruz: 157 (#18 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 25 to Santa Cruz
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#27. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Portland in 2015-2019: 144 (#87 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Portland: 138 (#21 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 6 to San Luis Obispo
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#26. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Hanford in 2015-2019: 145 (#15 most common destination from Hanford)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Hanford: 151 (#19 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 6 to Hanford

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

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Houston in 2015-2019: 146 (#146 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Houston: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 146 to San Luis Obispo
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#24. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 147 (#103 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to St. Louis: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 147 to San Luis Obispo
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#23. Vallejo, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Vallejo in 2015-2019: 152 (#29 most common destination from Vallejo)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Vallejo: 280 (#15 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 128 to Vallejo
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#22. Hilton Head Island-Bluffton, SC Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Hilton Head Island in 2015-2019: 157 (#19 most common destination from Hilton Head Island)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Hilton Head Island: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 157 to San Luis Obispo
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#21. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Tucson in 2015-2019: 170 (#48 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Tucson: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 170 to San Luis Obispo

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#20. Gulfport-Biloxi, MS Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Gulfport in 2015-2019: 184 (#21 most common destination from Gulfport)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Gulfport: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 184 to San Luis Obispo
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#19. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 185 (#109 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Phoenix: 649 (#7 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 464 to Phoenix
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#18. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 202 (#23 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Santa Rosa: 86 (#28 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 116 to San Luis Obispo
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#17. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Visalia in 2015-2019: 206 (#12 most common destination from Visalia)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Visalia: 90 (#27 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 116 to San Luis Obispo
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#16. Chico, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Chico in 2015-2019: 224 (#14 most common destination from Chico)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Chico: 290 (#14 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 66 to Chico

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#15. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Seattle in 2015-2019: 228 (#96 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Seattle: 223 (#16 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 5 to San Luis Obispo
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#14. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Dallas in 2015-2019: 233 (#117 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Dallas: 71 (#34 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 162 to San Luis Obispo
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#13. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 259 (#18 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Jacksonville: 0 (#136 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 259 to San Luis Obispo
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#12. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Oxnard in 2015-2019: 458 (#17 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Oxnard: 298 (#12 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 160 to San Luis Obispo
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#11. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Riverside in 2015-2019: 526 (#43 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Riverside: 709 (#6 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 183 to Riverside

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#10. Salinas, CA Metro Area

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

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Fresno in 2015-2019: 665 (#10 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Fresno: 461 (#8 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 204 to San Luis Obispo
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#8. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 799 (#10 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- 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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#7. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from San Jose in 2015-2019: 856 (#22 most common destination from San Jose)
- 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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#6. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from San Diego in 2015-2019: 917 (#32 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to San Diego: 748 (#4 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 169 to San Luis Obispo

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#5. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Stockton in 2015-2019: 1,003 (#5 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Stockton: 144 (#20 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 859 to San Luis Obispo
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#4. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 1,110 (#18 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Sacramento: 737 (#5 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 373 to San Luis Obispo
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#3. Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Santa Maria in 2015-2019: 1,742 (#2 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Santa Maria: 1,596 (#1 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 146 to San Luis Obispo
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#2. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 1,865 (#25 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco: 1,115 (#3 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 750 to San Luis Obispo
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#1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Luis Obispo from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 3,093 (#22 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles: 1,296 (#2 most common destination from San Luis Obispo)
- Net migration: 1,797 to San Luis Obispo

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