Where people in Athens are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Athens are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the metro from Athens between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Raleigh in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Raleigh to Athens: 64 (#97 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Net migration: 28 to Athens
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#49. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Cleveland to Athens: 50 (#133 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 14 to Athens
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#48. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 37
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Athens: 10 (#232 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 27 to Pittsburgh
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#47. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from San Diego to Athens: 9 (#293 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 29 to San Diego
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#46. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Baton Rouge to Athens: 32 (#82 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Net migration: 6 to Baton Rouge

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#45. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 38
- Migration from Clarksville to Athens: 37 (#108 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 1 to Clarksville
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#44. Winston-Salem, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Winston in 2015-2019: 39
- Migration from Winston to Athens: 14 (#109 most common destination from Winston)
- Net migration: 25 to Winston
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#43. Dalton, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Dalton in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Dalton to Athens: 170 (#4 most common destination from Dalton)
- Net migration: 130 to Athens
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#42. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Los Angeles to Athens: 20 (#314 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 20 to Los Angeles
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#41. Asheville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Asheville in 2015-2019: 42
- Migration from Asheville to Athens: 9 (#134 most common destination from Asheville)
- Net migration: 33 to Asheville

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#40. Brunswick, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Brunswick in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Brunswick to Athens: 206 (#5 most common destination from Brunswick)
- Net migration: 161 to Athens
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#39. Chambersburg-Waynesboro, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Chambersburg in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Chambersburg to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 45 to Chambersburg
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#38. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 50
- Migration from Lakeland to Athens: 10 (#157 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Net migration: 40 to Lakeland
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#37. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Eugene to Athens: 20 (#77 most common destination from Eugene)
- Net migration: 37 to Eugene
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#36. Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Orlando in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Orlando to Athens: 54 (#155 most common destination from Orlando)
- Net migration: 4 to Orlando

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#35. Tuscaloosa, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Tuscaloosa in 2015-2019: 60
- Migration from Tuscaloosa to Athens: 105 (#15 most common destination from Tuscaloosa)
- Net migration: 45 to Athens
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#34. Buffalo-Cheektowaga, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Buffalo in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Buffalo to Athens: 8 (#172 most common destination from Buffalo)
- Net migration: 53 to Buffalo
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#33. Macon-Bibb County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Macon in 2015-2019: 62
- Migration from Macon to Athens: 208 (#6 most common destination from Macon)
- Net migration: 146 to Athens
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#32. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 65
- Migration from Seattle to Athens: 56 (#194 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 9 to Seattle
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#31. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from San Francisco to Athens: 39 (#182 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 34 to San Francisco

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#30. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Miami in 2015-2019: 73
- Migration from Miami to Athens: 241 (#98 most common destination from Miami)
- Net migration: 168 to Athens
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#29. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Nashville to Athens: 217 (#56 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 139 to Athens
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#28. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Valdosta in 2015-2019: 79
- Migration from Valdosta to Athens: 59 (#19 most common destination from Valdosta)
- Net migration: 20 to Valdosta
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#27. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Denver to Athens: 48 (#203 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 33 to Denver
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#26. Memphis, TN-MS-AR Metro Area

- Migration to Memphis in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Memphis to Athens: 56 (#120 most common destination from Memphis)
- Net migration: 25 to Memphis

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

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Philadelphia to Athens: 67 (#180 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 14 to Philadelphia
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#24. Lancaster, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Lancaster in 2015-2019: 85
- Migration from Lancaster to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 85 to Lancaster
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#23. Albany, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Albany to Athens: 126 (#11 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 35 to Athens
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#22. Sacramento-Roseville-Folsom, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Sacramento in 2015-2019: 96
- Migration from Sacramento to Athens: 26 (#176 most common destination from Sacramento)
- Net migration: 70 to Sacramento
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#21. Jacksonville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 97
- Migration from Jacksonville to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 97 to Jacksonville

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#20. Boise City, ID Metro Area

- Migration to Boise City in 2015-2019: 103
- Migration from Boise City to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 103 to Boise City
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#19. Gainesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Gainesville in 2015-2019: 112
- Migration from Gainesville to Athens: 373 (#2 most common destination from Gainesville)
- Net migration: 261 to Athens
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#18. Rome, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Rome in 2015-2019: 117
- Migration from Rome to Athens: 61 (#10 most common destination from Rome)
- Net migration: 56 to Rome
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#17. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 118
- Migration from Columbus to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 118 to Columbus
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#16. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham in 2015-2019: 120
- Migration from Birmingham to Athens: 26 (#129 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 94 to Birmingham

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Washington to Athens: 204 (#155 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 78 to Athens
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#14. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Charleston in 2015-2019: 129
- Migration from Charleston to Athens: 151 (#46 most common destination from Charleston)
- Net migration: 22 to Athens
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#13. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 133
- Migration from New York to Athens: 353 (#144 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 220 to Athens
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#12. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from Tampa to Athens: 61 (#180 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 75 to Tampa
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#11. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from Columbia to Athens: 93 (#64 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 45 to Columbia

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#10. Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC Metro Area

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 147
- Migration from Augusta to Athens: 604 (#6 most common destination from Augusta)
- Net migration: 457 to Athens
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#9. Boulder, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Boulder in 2015-2019: 156
- Migration from Boulder to Athens: 2 (#156 most common destination from Boulder)
- Net migration: 154 to Boulder
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#8. Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 163
- Migration from Columbus to Athens: 256 (#22 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 93 to Athens
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#7. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 185
- Migration from Austin to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 185 to Austin
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#6. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 221
- Migration from Boston to Athens: 174 (#99 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 47 to Boston
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#5. Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Houston in 2015-2019: 232
- Migration from Houston to Athens: 234 (#111 most common destination from Houston)
- Net migration: 2 to Athens
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#4. Fort Smith, AR-OK Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Smith in 2015-2019: 265
- Migration from Fort Smith to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 265 to Fort Smith
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#3. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 297
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Athens: 0
- Net migration: 297 to Colorado Springs
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#2. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 359
- Migration from Savannah to Athens: 835 (#4 most common destination from Savannah)
- Net migration: 476 to Athens
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#1. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 4,720
- Migration from Atlanta to Athens: 11,092 (#1 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 6,372 to Athens

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