Metros sending the most people to Dover

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Dover

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

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#50. East Stroudsburg, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from East Stroudsburg in 2015-2019: 17 (#50 most common destination from East Stroudsburg)
- Migration from Dover to East Stroudsburg: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 17 to Dover
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#49. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 17 (#101 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Dover to Port St. Lucie: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 17 to Dover
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#48. Barnstable Town, MA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Barnstable Town in 2015-2019: 20 (#59 most common destination from Barnstable Town)
- Migration from Dover to Barnstable Town: 22 (#38 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 2 to Barnstable Town
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#47. Reading, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Reading in 2015-2019: 21 (#80 most common destination from Reading)
- Migration from Dover to Reading: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 21 to Dover
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#46. Wichita Falls, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Wichita Falls in 2015-2019: 21 (#70 most common destination from Wichita Falls)
- Migration from Dover to Wichita Falls: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 21 to Dover

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#45. Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Atlantic City in 2015-2019: 22 (#59 most common destination from Atlantic City)
- Migration from Dover to Atlantic City: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 22 to Dover
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#44. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Columbia in 2015-2019: 23 (#75 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Dover to Columbia: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 23 to Dover
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#43. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Birmingham in 2015-2019: 24 (#132 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Migration from Dover to Birmingham: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 24 to Dover
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#42. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 27 (#196 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Dover to Jacksonville: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 27 to Dover
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#41. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 31 (#177 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Migration from Dover to Colorado Springs: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 31 to Dover

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#40. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Greenville in 2015-2019: 31 (#103 most common destination from Greenville)
- Migration from Dover to Greenville: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 31 to Dover
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#39. Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Spokane in 2015-2019: 31 (#81 most common destination from Spokane)
- Migration from Dover to Spokane: 10 (#59 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 21 to Dover
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#38. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 32 (#109 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Dover to Cape Coral: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 32 to Dover
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#37. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Lancaster in 2015-2019: 33 (#79 most common destination from Lancaster)
- Migration from Dover to Lancaster: 16 (#47 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 17 to Dover
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#36. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 34 (#150 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Dover to Cleveland: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 34 to Dover

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#35. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Sacramento in 2015-2019: 35 (#152 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Migration from Dover to Sacramento: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 35 to Dover
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#34. Chattanooga, TN-GA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Chattanooga in 2015-2019: 35 (#71 most common destination from Chattanooga)
- Migration from Dover to Chattanooga: 35 (#25 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 0 to Dover
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#33. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Augusta in 2015-2019: 36 (#101 most common destination from Augusta)
- Migration from Dover to Augusta: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 36 to Dover
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#32. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Hartford in 2015-2019: 38 (#112 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Dover to Hartford: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 38 to Dover
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#31. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 42 (#144 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Dover to Urban Honolulu: 9 (#65 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 33 to Dover

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#30. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Austin in 2015-2019: 43 (#169 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Dover to Austin: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 43 to Dover
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#29. Great Falls, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Great Falls in 2015-2019: 43 (#21 most common destination from Great Falls)
- Migration from Dover to Great Falls: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 43 to Dover
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#28. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Richmond in 2015-2019: 43 (#114 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Dover to Richmond: 28 (#31 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 15 to Dover
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#27. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 44 (#110 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Dover to Fayetteville: 9 (#65 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 35 to Dover
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#26. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Anchorage in 2015-2019: 44 (#97 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Migration from Dover to Anchorage: 81 (#12 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 37 to Anchorage

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#25. Tulsa, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Tulsa in 2015-2019: 47 (#75 most common destination from Tulsa)
- Migration from Dover to Tulsa: 20 (#39 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 27 to Dover
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#24. Huntsville, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Huntsville in 2015-2019: 50 (#69 most common destination from Huntsville)
- Migration from Dover to Huntsville: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 50 to Dover
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#23. Cumberland, MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Cumberland in 2015-2019: 51 (#12 most common destination from Cumberland)
- Migration from Dover to Cumberland: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 51 to Dover
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#22. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Orlando in 2015-2019: 56 (#152 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Dover to Orlando: 11 (#56 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 45 to Dover
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#21. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Detroit in 2015-2019: 57 (#156 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Dover to Detroit: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 57 to Dover

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#20. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 57 (#67 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Dover to Harrisburg: 39 (#23 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 18 to Dover
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#19. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Boston in 2015-2019: 57 (#167 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Dover to Boston: 60 (#14 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 3 to Boston
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#18. Abilene, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Abilene in 2015-2019: 60 (#28 most common destination from Abilene)
- Migration from Dover to Abilene: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 60 to Dover
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#17. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Panama City in 2015-2019: 61 (#52 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from Dover to Panama City: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 61 to Dover
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#16. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from McAllen in 2015-2019: 68 (#42 most common destination from McAllen)
- Migration from Dover to McAllen: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 68 to Dover

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#15. Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Allentown in 2015-2019: 80 (#61 most common destination from Allentown)
- Migration from Dover to Allentown: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 80 to Dover
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#14. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 85 (#137 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Dover to Virginia Beach: 27 (#33 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 58 to Dover
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#13. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 109 (#116 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Dover to San Antonio: 112 (#7 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 3 to San Antonio
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#12. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Columbia in 2015-2019: 113 (#57 most common destination from Columbia)
- Migration from Dover to Columbia: 4 (#77 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 109 to Dover
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#11. Wenatchee, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Wenatchee in 2015-2019: 115 (#9 most common destination from Wenatchee)
- Migration from Dover to Wenatchee: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 115 to Dover

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#10. Trenton-Princeton, NJ Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Trenton in 2015-2019: 117 (#26 most common destination from Trenton)
- Migration from Dover to Trenton: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 117 to Dover
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#9. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Chicago in 2015-2019: 127 (#197 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Dover to Chicago: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 127 to Dover
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#8. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 132 (#99 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Dover to Charlotte: 49 (#21 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 83 to Dover
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#7. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 153 (#50 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Dover to Oklahoma City: 0 (#108 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 153 to Dover
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#6. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Miami in 2015-2019: 186 (#116 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Dover to Miami: 53 (#18 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 133 to Dover

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

- Migration to Dover from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 480 (#41 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Dover to Baltimore: 380 (#3 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 100 to Dover
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#4. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Washington in 2015-2019: 511 (#87 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Dover to Washington: 161 (#5 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 350 to Dover
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#3. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from New York in 2015-2019: 1,265 (#75 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Dover to New York: 189 (#4 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 1,076 to Dover
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#2. Salisbury, MD-DE Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Salisbury in 2015-2019: 1,810 (#2 most common destination from Salisbury)
- Migration from Dover to Salisbury: 1,504 (#2 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 306 to Dover
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#1. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Dover from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 3,354 (#12 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Dover to Philadelphia: 3,540 (#1 most common destination from Dover)
- Net migration: 186 to Philadelphia

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