Where people in Columbus are moving to most

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March 21, 2022
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Where people in Columbus are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Columbus 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 Columbus between 2014 and 2018. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#25. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Elizabethtown in 2014-2018: 205
- Migration from Elizabethtown to Columbus: 135 (#17 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Net migration: 70 to Elizabethtown

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#24. Warner Robins, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Warner Robins in 2014-2018: 209
- Migration from Warner Robins to Columbus: 163 (#8 most common destination from Warner Robins)
- Net migration: 46 to Warner Robins

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

- Migration to Tampa in 2014-2018: 225
- Migration from Tampa to Columbus: 164 (#107 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 61 to Tampa

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#22. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Montgomery in 2014-2018: 226
- Migration from Montgomery to Columbus: 294 (#11 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Net migration: 68 to Columbus

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

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2014-2018: 226
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Columbus: 410 (#43 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 184 to Columbus

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

- Migration to Washington in 2014-2018: 230
- Migration from Washington to Columbus: 290 (#130 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 60 to Columbus

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#19. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2014-2018: 232
- Migration from Mobile to Columbus: 21 (#77 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 211 to Mobile

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#18. Hinesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Hinesville in 2014-2018: 232
- Migration from Hinesville to Columbus: 391 (#5 most common destination from Hinesville)
- Net migration: 159 to Columbus

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#17. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2014-2018: 238
- Migration from Savannah to Columbus: 160 (#35 most common destination from Savannah)
- Net migration: 78 to Savannah

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#16. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2014-2018: 277
- Migration from New York to Columbus: 949 (#90 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 672 to Columbus

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#15. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2014-2018: 279
- Migration from Seattle to Columbus: 464 (#58 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 185 to Columbus

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#14. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2014-2018: 290
- Migration from El Paso to Columbus: 282 (#31 most common destination from El Paso)
- Net migration: 8 to El Paso

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#13. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Watertown in 2014-2018: 297
- Migration from Watertown to Columbus: 164 (#26 most common destination from Watertown)
- Net migration: 133 to Watertown

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#12. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2014-2018: 304
- Migration from Rochester to Columbus: 15 (#149 most common destination from Rochester)
- Net migration: 289 to Rochester

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#11. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2014-2018: 305
- Migration from San Antonio to Columbus: 208 (#74 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 97 to San Antonio

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#10. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2014-2018: 389
- Migration from Riverside to Columbus: 151 (#114 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 238 to Riverside

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#9. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Manhattan in 2014-2018: 417
- Migration from Manhattan to Columbus: 157 (#10 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Net migration: 260 to Manhattan

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#8. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2014-2018: 502
- Migration from Killeen to Columbus: 402 (#18 most common destination from Killeen)
- Net migration: 100 to Killeen

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

- Migration to Augusta in 2014-2018: 527
- Migration from Augusta to Columbus: 171 (#29 most common destination from Augusta)
- Net migration: 356 to Augusta

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#6. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2014-2018: 554
- Migration from Clarksville to Columbus: 500 (#6 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 54 to Clarksville

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#5. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2014-2018: 633
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Columbus: 548 (#21 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 85 to Urban Honolulu

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#4. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2014-2018: 824
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Columbus: 347 (#35 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 477 to Colorado Springs

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#3. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2014-2018: 848
- Migration from Fayetteville to Columbus: 219 (#39 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 629 to Fayetteville

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#2. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn in 2014-2018: 1,827
- Migration from Auburn to Columbus: 1,643 (#1 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 184 to Auburn

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#1. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2014-2018: 2,154
- Migration from Atlanta to Columbus: 2,862 (#13 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 708 to Columbus

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