Metros sending the most people to Santa Maria

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Santa Maria

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

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#50. Albuquerque, NM Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Albuquerque in 2015-2019: 55 (#99 most common destination from Albuquerque)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Albuquerque: 40 (#62 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 15 to Santa Maria
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#49. Kingston, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Kingston in 2015-2019: 58 (#24 most common destination from Kingston)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Kingston: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 58 to Santa Maria
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#48. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 59 (#61 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Tulsa: 19 (#87 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 40 to Santa Maria
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#47. Ames, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Ames in 2015-2019: 60 (#27 most common destination from Ames)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Ames: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 60 to Santa Maria
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#46. Yuba City, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Yuba City in 2015-2019: 69 (#22 most common destination from Yuba City)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Yuba City: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 69 to Santa Maria

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#45. Portland-South Portland, ME Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Portland in 2015-2019: 79 (#56 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Portland: 48 (#59 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 31 to Santa Maria
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#44. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 81 (#84 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Oklahoma City: 59 (#55 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 22 to Santa Maria
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#43. Modesto, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Modesto in 2015-2019: 81 (#38 most common destination from Modesto)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Modesto: 321 (#13 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 240 to Modesto
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#42. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Stockton in 2015-2019: 82 (#41 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Stockton: 66 (#51 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 16 to Santa Maria
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#41. Hanford-Corcoran, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Hanford in 2015-2019: 86 (#25 most common destination from Hanford)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Hanford: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 86 to Santa Maria

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#40. Salinas, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Salinas in 2015-2019: 87 (#54 most common destination from Salinas)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Salinas: 153 (#27 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 66 to Salinas
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#39. El Centro, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from El Centro in 2015-2019: 88 (#14 most common destination from El Centro)
- Migration from Santa Maria to El Centro: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 88 to Santa Maria
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#38. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 91 (#61 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Bridgeport: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 91 to Santa Maria
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#37. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Rochester in 2015-2019: 95 (#62 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Rochester: 5 (#129 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 90 to Santa Maria
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#36. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Visalia in 2015-2019: 97 (#23 most common destination from Visalia)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Visalia: 13 (#101 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 84 to Santa Maria

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#35. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Tampa in 2015-2019: 97 (#145 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Tampa: 67 (#49 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 30 to Santa Maria
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#34. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Austin in 2015-2019: 97 (#109 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Austin: 99 (#36 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 2 to Austin
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#33. Jackson, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Jackson in 2015-2019: 104 (#8 most common destination from Jackson)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Jackson: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 104 to Santa Maria
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#32. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Killeen in 2015-2019: 106 (#56 most common destination from Killeen)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Killeen: 12 (#105 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 94 to Santa Maria
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#31. Merced, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Merced in 2015-2019: 110 (#21 most common destination from Merced)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Merced: 23 (#82 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 87 to Santa Maria

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#30. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 111 (#118 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Santa Maria to St. Louis: 13 (#101 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 98 to Santa Maria
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#29. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Reno in 2015-2019: 117 (#30 most common destination from Reno)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Reno: 124 (#31 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 7 to Reno
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#28. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 128 (#79 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Urban Honolulu: 124 (#31 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 4 to Santa Maria
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#27. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 130 (#65 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Milwaukee: 26 (#76 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 104 to Santa Maria
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#26. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Tucson in 2015-2019: 134 (#58 most common destination from Tucson)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Tucson: 96 (#40 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 38 to Santa Maria

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#25. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 149 (#24 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Huntsville: 68 (#48 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 81 to Santa Maria
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#24. Napa, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Napa in 2015-2019: 157 (#7 most common destination from Napa)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Napa: 8 (#117 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 149 to Santa Maria
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#23. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 174 (#131 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Philadelphia: 0 (#169 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 174 to Santa Maria
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#22. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 190 (#61 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Colorado Springs: 117 (#33 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 73 to Santa Maria
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#21. Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Santa Rosa in 2015-2019: 220 (#20 most common destination from Santa Rosa)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Santa Rosa: 226 (#22 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 6 to Santa Rosa

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#20. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Fresno in 2015-2019: 227 (#26 most common destination from Fresno)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Fresno: 124 (#31 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 103 to Santa Maria
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#19. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Portland in 2015-2019: 235 (#58 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Portland: 479 (#12 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 244 to Portland
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#18. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 243 (#89 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Phoenix: 794 (#8 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 551 to Phoenix
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#17. Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Santa Cruz in 2015-2019: 245 (#11 most common destination from Santa Cruz)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Santa Cruz: 98 (#38 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 147 to Santa Maria
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#16. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Boston in 2015-2019: 251 (#81 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Boston: 99 (#36 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 152 to Santa Maria

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

- Migration to Santa Maria from Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 271 (#56 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Las Vegas: 298 (#18 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 27 to Las Vegas
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#14. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 317 (#17 most common destination from Bakersfield)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Bakersfield: 569 (#11 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 252 to Bakersfield
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#13. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Seattle in 2015-2019: 342 (#73 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Seattle: 240 (#20 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 102 to Santa Maria
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#12. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Chicago in 2015-2019: 412 (#115 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Chicago: 97 (#39 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 315 to Santa Maria
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#11. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Denver in 2015-2019: 448 (#50 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Denver: 310 (#16 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 138 to Santa Maria

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

- Migration to Santa Maria from Washington in 2015-2019: 516 (#84 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Washington: 155 (#26 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 361 to Santa Maria
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#9. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from New York in 2015-2019: 552 (#115 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Santa Maria to New York: 233 (#21 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 319 to Santa Maria
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#8. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 737 (#26 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Sacramento: 655 (#10 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 82 to Santa Maria
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#7. Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Oxnard in 2015-2019: 983 (#7 most common destination from Oxnard)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Oxnard: 1,381 (#3 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 398 to Oxnard
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#6. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Riverside in 2015-2019: 1,076 (#19 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Riverside: 1,029 (#6 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 47 to Santa Maria

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#5. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from San Diego in 2015-2019: 1,513 (#19 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Santa Maria to San Diego: 837 (#7 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 676 to Santa Maria
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#4. San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA Metro Area

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

- Migration to Santa Maria from San Jose in 2015-2019: 1,745 (#14 most common destination from San Jose)
- 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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#2. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 2,657 (#18 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Santa Maria to San Francisco: 1,211 (#4 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 1,446 to Santa Maria
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#1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Santa Maria from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 5,424 (#13 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Santa Maria to Los Angeles: 2,727 (#1 most common destination from Santa Maria)
- Net migration: 2,697 to Santa Maria

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