Metros sending the most people to Tampa

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Tampa

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

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#50. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Cleveland in 2015-2019: 553 (#23 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Migration from Tampa to Cleveland: 661 (#36 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 108 to Cleveland
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#49. Syracuse, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Syracuse in 2015-2019: 564 (#9 most common destination from Syracuse)
- Migration from Tampa to Syracuse: 177 (#104 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 387 to Tampa
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#48. Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Bridgeport in 2015-2019: 569 (#13 most common destination from Bridgeport)
- Migration from Tampa to Bridgeport: 221 (#86 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 348 to Tampa
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#47. Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Poughkeepsie in 2015-2019: 591 (#6 most common destination from Poughkeepsie)
- Migration from Tampa to Poughkeepsie: 425 (#57 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 166 to Tampa
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#46. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 593 (#78 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Tampa to Los Angeles: 586 (#41 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 7 to Tampa

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#45. Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Hartford in 2015-2019: 608 (#15 most common destination from Hartford)
- Migration from Tampa to Hartford: 336 (#69 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 272 to Tampa
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#44. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from San Diego in 2015-2019: 650 (#42 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Tampa to San Diego: 708 (#31 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 58 to San Diego
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#43. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 668 (#17 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Tampa to Raleigh: 688 (#34 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 20 to Raleigh
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#42. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 677 (#41 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Tampa to Phoenix: 711 (#30 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 34 to Phoenix
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#41. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 686 (#10 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Tampa to Milwaukee: 217 (#88 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 469 to Tampa

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

- Migration to Tampa from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 709 (#8 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Tampa to Louisville/Jefferson County: 271 (#81 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 438 to Tampa
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#39. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Rochester in 2015-2019: 719 (#10 most common destination from Rochester)
- Migration from Tampa to Rochester: 335 (#70 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 384 to Tampa
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#38. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Buffalo in 2015-2019: 723 (#4 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Migration from Tampa to Buffalo: 400 (#60 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 323 to Tampa
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#37. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 784 (#4 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Tampa to Port St. Lucie: 739 (#29 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 45 to Tampa
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#36. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Providence in 2015-2019: 817 (#7 most common destination from Providence)
- Migration from Tampa to Providence: 621 (#37 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 196 to Tampa

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#35. Homosassa Springs, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Homosassa Springs in 2015-2019: 864 (#1 most common destination from Homosassa Springs)
- Migration from Tampa to Homosassa Springs: 2,188 (#11 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 1,324 to Homosassa Springs
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#34. Dayton-Kettering, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Dayton in 2015-2019: 880 (#4 most common destination from Dayton)
- Migration from Tampa to Dayton: 223 (#84 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 657 to Tampa
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#33. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 892 (#7 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Tampa to Pensacola: 570 (#42 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 322 to Tampa
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#32. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 940 (#11 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Migration from Tampa to Cincinnati: 789 (#27 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 151 to Tampa
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#31. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 947 (#20 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Migration from Tampa to Minneapolis: 551 (#43 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 396 to Tampa

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

- Migration to Tampa from Houston in 2015-2019: 956 (#34 most common destination from Houston)
- Migration from Tampa to Houston: 902 (#23 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 54 to Tampa
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#29. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Nashville in 2015-2019: 1,080 (#9 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Tampa to Nashville: 534 (#47 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 546 to Tampa
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#28. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 1,095 (#15 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Tampa to Virginia Beach: 742 (#28 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 353 to Tampa
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#27. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Dallas in 2015-2019: 1,106 (#39 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Tampa to Dallas: 1,184 (#18 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 78 to Dallas
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#26. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Columbus in 2015-2019: 1,117 (#12 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Tampa to Columbus: 538 (#46 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 579 to Tampa

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#25. Naples-Marco Island, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Naples in 2015-2019: 1,126 (#2 most common destination from Naples)
- Migration from Tampa to Naples: 612 (#38 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 514 to Tampa
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#24. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 1,129 (#12 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Tampa to Indianapolis: 506 (#50 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 623 to Tampa
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#23. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Deltona in 2015-2019: 1,131 (#4 most common destination from Deltona)
- Migration from Tampa to Deltona: 931 (#22 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 200 to Tampa
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#22. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 1,140 (#13 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Tampa to St. Louis: 707 (#32 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 433 to Tampa
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#21. Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Charlotte in 2015-2019: 1,150 (#20 most common destination from Charlotte)
- Migration from Tampa to Charlotte: 1,285 (#16 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 135 to Charlotte

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

- Migration to Tampa from Baltimore in 2015-2019: 1,159 (#14 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Migration from Tampa to Baltimore: 534 (#47 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 625 to Tampa
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#19. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Denver in 2015-2019: 1,179 (#20 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Tampa to Denver: 1,287 (#15 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 108 to Denver
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#18. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Ocala in 2015-2019: 1,222 (#4 most common destination from Ocala)
- Migration from Tampa to Ocala: 1,285 (#16 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 63 to Ocala
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#17. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 1,402 (#7 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Tampa to Pittsburgh: 475 (#52 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 927 to Tampa
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#16. Tallahassee, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Tallahassee in 2015-2019: 1,416 (#4 most common destination from Tallahassee)
- Migration from Tampa to Tallahassee: 2,965 (#6 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 1,549 to Tallahassee

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#15. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 1,451 (#4 most common destination from Cape Coral)
- Migration from Tampa to Cape Coral: 1,863 (#12 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 412 to Cape Coral
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#14. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 1,644 (#2 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Tampa to Palm Bay: 1,291 (#14 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 353 to Tampa
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#13. Gainesville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Gainesville in 2015-2019: 1,664 (#4 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Migration from Tampa to Gainesville: 2,939 (#8 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 1,275 to Gainesville
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#12. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Boston in 2015-2019: 1,747 (#16 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Tampa to Boston: 819 (#25 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 928 to Tampa
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#11. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Detroit in 2015-2019: 2,354 (#7 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Tampa to Detroit: 979 (#20 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 1,375 to Tampa

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#10. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 2,498 (#3 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Migration from Tampa to Jacksonville: 2,865 (#9 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 367 to Jacksonville
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#9. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 2,815 (#16 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Tampa to Philadelphia: 1,118 (#19 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 1,697 to Tampa
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#8. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Washington in 2015-2019: 2,834 (#25 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Tampa to Washington: 2,410 (#10 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 424 to Tampa
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#7. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 2,964 (#16 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Tampa to Atlanta: 2,960 (#7 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 4 to Tampa
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#6. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from North Port in 2015-2019: 3,317 (#1 most common destination from North Port)
- Migration from Tampa to North Port: 3,907 (#4 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 590 to North Port

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#5. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Chicago in 2015-2019: 3,570 (#20 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Tampa to Chicago: 1,555 (#13 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 2,015 to Tampa
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#4. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 6,242 (#1 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Tampa to Lakeland: 8,610 (#1 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 2,368 to Lakeland
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#3. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Orlando in 2015-2019: 6,513 (#4 most common destination from Orlando)
- Migration from Tampa to Orlando: 7,459 (#2 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 946 to Orlando
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#2. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from New York in 2015-2019: 9,927 (#12 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Tampa to New York: 3,224 (#5 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 6,703 to Tampa
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#1. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa from Miami in 2015-2019: 10,531 (#3 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Tampa to Miami: 4,428 (#3 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 6,103 to Tampa

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