Metros sending the most people to Miami

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Miami

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

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#50. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Worcester in 2015-2019: 467 (#13 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Miami to Worcester: 270 (#95 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 197 to Miami
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#49. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 474 (#39 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Miami to San Antonio: 668 (#47 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 194 to San Antonio
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#48. Richmond, VA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Richmond in 2015-2019: 481 (#18 most common destination from Richmond)
- Migration from Miami to Richmond: 471 (#63 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 10 to Miami
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#47. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Portland in 2015-2019: 494 (#34 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Miami to Portland: 699 (#46 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 205 to Portland
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#46. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Charleston in 2015-2019: 510 (#15 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Miami to Charleston: 668 (#47 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 158 to Charleston

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

- Migration to Miami from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 519 (#12 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Miami to Louisville/Jefferson County: 507 (#60 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 12 to Miami
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#44. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Riverside in 2015-2019: 520 (#44 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Miami to Riverside: 345 (#75 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 175 to Miami
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#43. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Austin in 2015-2019: 549 (#31 most common destination from Austin)
- Migration from Miami to Austin: 1,106 (#33 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 557 to Austin
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#42. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 595 (#20 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Miami to Cleveland: 473 (#62 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 122 to Miami
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#41. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 598 (#5 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Miami to Poughkeepsie: 293 (#90 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 305 to Miami

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

- Migration to Miami from San Diego in 2015-2019: 612 (#48 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Miami to San Diego: 540 (#58 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 72 to Miami
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#39. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 614 (#31 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Miami to Pittsburgh: 640 (#50 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 26 to Pittsburgh
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#38. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 618 (#42 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Miami to Phoenix: 739 (#43 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 121 to Phoenix
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#37. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Seattle in 2015-2019: 629 (#49 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Miami to Seattle: 943 (#36 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 314 to Seattle
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#36. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 656 (#14 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Miami to Cincinnati: 733 (#44 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 77 to Cincinnati

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#35. New Haven-Milford, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from New Haven in 2015-2019: 715 (#7 most common destination from New Haven)
- Migration from Miami to New Haven: 235 (#101 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 480 to Miami
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#34. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Providence in 2015-2019: 739 (#10 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Miami to Providence: 727 (#45 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 12 to Miami
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#33. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Denver in 2015-2019: 763 (#27 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Miami to Denver: 1,329 (#26 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 566 to Denver
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#32. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 770 (#25 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Miami to Minneapolis: 390 (#69 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 380 to Miami
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#31. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 920 (#23 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Miami to Charlotte: 2,361 (#17 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,441 to Charlotte

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#30. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 965 (#12 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Miami to Raleigh: 1,295 (#29 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 330 to Raleigh
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#29. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 990 (#18 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Miami to Baltimore: 1,244 (#30 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 254 to Baltimore
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#28. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from San Francisco in 2015-2019: 998 (#35 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Migration from Miami to San Francisco: 1,605 (#24 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 607 to San Francisco
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#27. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Naples in 2015-2019: 1,036 (#3 most common destination from Naples)
- Migration from Miami to Naples: 1,951 (#21 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 915 to Naples
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#26. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 1,074 (#16 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Miami to Virginia Beach: 832 (#39 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 242 to Miami

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

- Migration to Miami from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 1,092 (#14 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Miami to St. Louis: 285 (#92 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 807 to Miami
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#24. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 1,185 (#3 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Miami to Lakeland: 2,010 (#20 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 825 to Lakeland
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#23. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Hartford in 2015-2019: 1,191 (#9 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Miami to Hartford: 641 (#49 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 550 to Miami
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#22. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Detroit in 2015-2019: 1,248 (#15 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Miami to Detroit: 1,170 (#32 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 78 to Miami
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#21. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Houston in 2015-2019: 1,254 (#23 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Miami to Houston: 3,241 (#11 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,987 to Houston

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#20. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 1,372 (#5 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Miami to Bridgeport: 562 (#56 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 810 to Miami
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#19. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Deltona in 2015-2019: 1,379 (#3 most common destination from Deltona)
- Migration from Miami to Deltona: 2,458 (#15 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,079 to Deltona
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#18. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 1,395 (#3 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Miami to Palm Bay: 2,406 (#16 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,011 to Palm Bay
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#17. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Ocala in 2015-2019: 1,464 (#2 most common destination from Ocala)
- Migration from Miami to Ocala: 1,564 (#25 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 100 to Ocala
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#16. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from North Port in 2015-2019: 1,525 (#4 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Miami to North Port: 2,085 (#19 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 560 to North Port

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#15. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,585 (#28 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Miami to Dallas: 3,144 (#12 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,559 to Dallas
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#14. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 2,287 (#1 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Miami to Tallahassee: 4,328 (#8 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 2,041 to Tallahassee
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#13. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 2,330 (#3 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Miami to Cape Coral: 4,194 (#9 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,864 to Cape Coral
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#12. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 2,531 (#24 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Miami to Los Angeles: 2,586 (#14 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 55 to Los Angeles
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#11. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

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

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#10. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 2,680 (#18 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Miami to Philadelphia: 1,742 (#22 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 938 to Miami
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#9. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 2,902 (#2 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Miami to Jacksonville: 6,173 (#6 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 3,271 to Jacksonville
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#8. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Washington in 2015-2019: 3,470 (#17 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Miami to Washington: 3,895 (#10 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 425 to Washington
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#7. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Chicago in 2015-2019: 3,741 (#18 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Miami to Chicago: 2,290 (#18 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,451 to Miami
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#6. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 3,819 (#6 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Miami to Atlanta: 7,704 (#5 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 3,885 to Atlanta

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

- Migration to Miami from Tampa in 2015-2019: 4,428 (#3 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Miami to Tampa: 10,531 (#3 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 6,103 to Tampa
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#4. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 4,518 (#1 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Miami to Port St. Lucie: 11,334 (#2 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 6,816 to Port St. Lucie
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#3. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Boston in 2015-2019: 4,819 (#6 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Miami to Boston: 3,070 (#13 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 1,749 to Miami
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#2. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from Orlando in 2015-2019: 8,980 (#1 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Miami to Orlando: 16,929 (#1 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 7,949 to Orlando
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#1. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Miami from New York in 2015-2019: 22,945 (#2 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Miami to New York: 8,599 (#4 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 14,346 to Miami

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