Metros sending the most people to Gainesville

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Gainesville

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

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#50. College Station-Bryan, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from College Station in 2015-2019: 66 (#40 most common destination from College Station)
- Migration from Gainesville to College Station: 11 (#120 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 55 to Gainesville
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#49. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 70 (#118 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Migration from Gainesville to Urban Honolulu: 2 (#148 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 68 to Gainesville
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#48. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 76 (#119 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Gainesville to Kansas City: 7 (#137 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 69 to Gainesville
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#47. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 77 (#65 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Gainesville to Knoxville: 14 (#112 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 63 to Gainesville
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#46. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Richmond in 2015-2019: 78 (#87 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Gainesville to Richmond: 0 (#176 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 78 to Gainesville

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#45. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 78 (#87 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Gainesville to Louisville/Jefferson County: 65 (#55 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 13 to Gainesville
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#44. Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Sebastian in 2015-2019: 82 (#15 most common destination from Sebastian)
- Migration from Gainesville to Sebastian: 91 (#45 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 9 to Sebastian
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#43. Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Punta Gorda in 2015-2019: 87 (#22 most common destination from Punta Gorda)
- Migration from Gainesville to Punta Gorda: 29 (#82 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 58 to Gainesville
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#42. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Madison in 2015-2019: 87 (#61 most common destination from Madison)
- Migration from Gainesville to Madison: 49 (#67 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 38 to Gainesville
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#41. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Peoria in 2015-2019: 97 (#38 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Gainesville to Peoria: 0 (#176 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 97 to Gainesville

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#40. Stockton, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Stockton in 2015-2019: 98 (#36 most common destination from Stockton)
- Migration from Gainesville to Stockton: 0 (#176 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 98 to Gainesville
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#39. Ogden-Clearfield, UT Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Ogden in 2015-2019: 99 (#33 most common destination from Ogden)
- Migration from Gainesville to Ogden: 0 (#176 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 99 to Gainesville
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#38. The Villages, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from The Villages in 2015-2019: 99 (#15 most common destination from The Villages)
- Migration from Gainesville to The Villages: 23 (#91 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 76 to Gainesville
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#37. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Winston in 2015-2019: 114 (#41 most common destination from Winston)
- Migration from Gainesville to Winston: 22 (#93 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 92 to Gainesville
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#36. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 115 (#58 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Gainesville to Buffalo: 8 (#132 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 107 to Gainesville

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#35. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Crestview in 2015-2019: 115 (#42 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Gainesville to Crestview: 54 (#63 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 61 to Gainesville
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#34. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Denver in 2015-2019: 115 (#132 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Gainesville to Denver: 82 (#47 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 33 to Gainesville
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#33. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Chicago in 2015-2019: 119 (#207 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Gainesville to Chicago: 362 (#15 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 243 to Chicago
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#32. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Rochester in 2015-2019: 125 (#46 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Gainesville to Rochester: 0 (#176 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 125 to Gainesville
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#31. State College, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from State College in 2015-2019: 129 (#19 most common destination from State College)
- Migration from Gainesville to State College: 0 (#176 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 129 to Gainesville

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

- Migration to Gainesville from Boston in 2015-2019: 132 (#115 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Gainesville to Boston: 93 (#44 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 39 to Gainesville
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#29. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Dallas in 2015-2019: 140 (#157 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Gainesville to Dallas: 94 (#43 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 46 to Gainesville
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#28. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Seattle in 2015-2019: 144 (#130 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Gainesville to Seattle: 195 (#25 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 51 to Seattle
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#27. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 156 (#74 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Gainesville to Cincinnati: 161 (#31 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 5 to Cincinnati
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#26. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 175 (#164 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Gainesville to Los Angeles: 63 (#56 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 112 to Gainesville

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#25. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 177 (#87 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Gainesville to Virginia Beach: 34 (#77 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 143 to Gainesville
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#24. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 181 (#42 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Migration from Gainesville to Oklahoma City: 0 (#176 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 181 to Gainesville
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#23. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 184 (#57 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Migration from Gainesville to Fayetteville: 43 (#71 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 141 to Gainesville
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#22. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Detroit in 2015-2019: 188 (#79 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Gainesville to Detroit: 14 (#112 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 174 to Gainesville
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#21. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Houston in 2015-2019: 194 (#123 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Gainesville to Houston: 341 (#18 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 147 to Houston

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#20. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Panama City in 2015-2019: 200 (#16 most common destination from Panama City)
- Migration from Gainesville to Panama City: 434 (#13 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 234 to Panama City
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#19. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 206 (#115 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Gainesville to Philadelphia: 288 (#20 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 82 to Philadelphia
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#18. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 298 (#14 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Gainesville to Cape Coral: 224 (#22 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 74 to Gainesville
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#17. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Naples in 2015-2019: 349 (#10 most common destination from Naples)
- Migration from Gainesville to Naples: 166 (#28 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 183 to Gainesville
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#16. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 365 (#17 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Gainesville to Pensacola: 343 (#17 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 22 to Gainesville

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#15. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 382 (#97 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Gainesville to Atlanta: 492 (#11 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 110 to Atlanta
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#14. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from New York in 2015-2019: 382 (#139 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Gainesville to New York: 504 (#10 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 122 to New York
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#13. Homosassa Springs, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Homosassa Springs in 2015-2019: 422 (#4 most common destination from Homosassa Springs)
- Migration from Gainesville to Homosassa Springs: 442 (#12 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 20 to Homosassa Springs
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#12. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 448 (#7 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Gainesville to Port St. Lucie: 303 (#19 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 145 to Gainesville
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#11. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 475 (#9 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Gainesville to Palm Bay: 837 (#6 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 362 to Palm Bay

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

- Migration to Gainesville from Washington in 2015-2019: 522 (#82 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Gainesville to Washington: 161 (#31 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 361 to Gainesville
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#9. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 523 (#10 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Gainesville to Lakeland: 348 (#16 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 175 to Gainesville
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#8. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Deltona in 2015-2019: 558 (#11 most common destination from Deltona)
- Migration from Gainesville to Deltona: 412 (#14 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 146 to Gainesville
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#7. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from North Port in 2015-2019: 560 (#11 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Gainesville to North Port: 558 (#8 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 2 to Gainesville
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#6. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 718 (#7 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Gainesville to Tallahassee: 541 (#9 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 177 to Gainesville

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#5. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Ocala in 2015-2019: 1,286 (#3 most common destination from Ocala)
- Migration from Gainesville to Ocala: 1,124 (#5 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 162 to Gainesville
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#4. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Orlando in 2015-2019: 1,871 (#13 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Gainesville to Orlando: 1,822 (#3 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 49 to Gainesville
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#3. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 2,104 (#4 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Gainesville to Jacksonville: 2,214 (#2 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 110 to Jacksonville
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#2. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Tampa in 2015-2019: 2,939 (#8 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Gainesville to Tampa: 1,664 (#4 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 1,275 to Gainesville
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#1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville from Miami in 2015-2019: 4,687 (#7 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Gainesville to Miami: 2,604 (#1 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 2,083 to Gainesville

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