Where people in Columbus, Georgia are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Columbus, Georgia are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Columbus, GA-AL 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 Columbus, Georgia between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Lawton, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Lawton in 2015-2019: 88
- Migration from Lawton to Columbus: 48 (#40 most common destination from Lawton)
- Net migration: 40 to Lawton
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#49. Panama City, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Panama City in 2015-2019: 92
- Migration from Panama City to Columbus: 74 (#40 most common destination from Panama City)
- Net migration: 18 to Panama City
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#48. Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Daphne in 2015-2019: 94
- Migration from Daphne to Columbus: 0
- Net migration: 94 to Daphne
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#47. Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD Metro Area

- Migration to Baltimore in 2015-2019: 100
- Migration from Baltimore to Columbus: 127 (#106 most common destination from Baltimore)
- Net migration: 27 to Columbus
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#46. Valdosta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Valdosta in 2015-2019: 105
- Migration from Valdosta to Columbus: 210 (#5 most common destination from Valdosta)
- Net migration: 105 to Columbus

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#45. Fresno, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Fresno in 2015-2019: 106
- Migration from Fresno to Columbus: 12 (#113 most common destination from Fresno)
- Net migration: 94 to Fresno
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#44. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 109
- Migration from Pittsburgh to Columbus: 51 (#159 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Net migration: 58 to Pittsburgh
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#43. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 116
- Migration from Chicago to Columbus: 144 (#191 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 28 to Columbus
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#42. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 123
- Migration from Dallas to Columbus: 250 (#110 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 127 to Columbus
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#41. Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Las Vegas in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Las Vegas to Columbus: 6 (#280 most common destination from Las Vegas)
- Net migration: 118 to Las Vegas

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#40. Oklahoma City, OK Metro Area

- Migration to Oklahoma City in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from Oklahoma City to Columbus: 90 (#74 most common destination from Oklahoma City)
- Net migration: 40 to Oklahoma City
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#39. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 147
- Migration from Detroit to Columbus: 102 (#120 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 45 to Detroit
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#38. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 148
- Migration from Kansas City to Columbus: 63 (#134 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 85 to Kansas City
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#37. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 151
- Migration from Mobile to Columbus: 21 (#79 most common destination from Mobile)
- Net migration: 130 to Mobile
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#36. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to San Antonio in 2015-2019: 157
- Migration from San Antonio to Columbus: 174 (#85 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Net migration: 17 to Columbus

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#35. Fairbanks, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Fairbanks in 2015-2019: 173
- Migration from Fairbanks to Columbus: 198 (#6 most common destination from Fairbanks)
- Net migration: 25 to Columbus
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#34. Jacksonville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Jacksonville in 2015-2019: 175
- Migration from Jacksonville to Columbus: 279 (#46 most common destination from Jacksonville)
- Net migration: 104 to Columbus
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#33. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 184
- Migration from New York to Columbus: 744 (#101 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 560 to Columbus
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#32. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 186
- Migration from Milwaukee to Columbus: 16 (#169 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Net migration: 170 to Milwaukee
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#31. Anchorage, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Anchorage in 2015-2019: 186
- Migration from Anchorage to Columbus: 118 (#51 most common destination from Anchorage)
- Net migration: 68 to Anchorage

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#30. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 194
- Migration from Austin to Columbus: 38 (#178 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 156 to Austin
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#29. Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area

- Migration to Elizabethtown in 2015-2019: 206
- Migration from Elizabethtown to Columbus: 142 (#14 most common destination from Elizabethtown)
- Net migration: 64 to Elizabethtown
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#28. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Crestview in 2015-2019: 211
- Migration from Crestview to Columbus: 12 (#129 most common destination from Crestview)
- Net migration: 199 to Crestview
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#27. Albany, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Albany in 2015-2019: 219
- Migration from Albany to Columbus: 572 (#2 most common destination from Albany)
- Net migration: 353 to Columbus
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#26. McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX Metro Area

- Migration to McAllen in 2015-2019: 231
- Migration from McAllen to Columbus: 72 (#40 most common destination from McAllen)
- Net migration: 159 to McAllen

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#25. Hinesville, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Hinesville in 2015-2019: 235
- Migration from Hinesville to Columbus: 405 (#3 most common destination from Hinesville)
- Net migration: 170 to Columbus
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#24. Macon-Bibb County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Macon in 2015-2019: 246
- Migration from Macon to Columbus: 193 (#8 most common destination from Macon)
- Net migration: 53 to Macon
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#23. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 252
- Migration from Seattle to Columbus: 583 (#52 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 331 to Columbus
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#22. Athens-Clarke County, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Athens in 2015-2019: 256
- Migration from Athens to Columbus: 163 (#8 most common destination from Athens)
- Net migration: 93 to Athens
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#21. Warner Robins, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Warner Robins in 2015-2019: 266
- Migration from Warner Robins to Columbus: 213 (#6 most common destination from Warner Robins)
- Net migration: 53 to Warner Robins

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#20. Watertown-Fort Drum, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Watertown in 2015-2019: 274
- Migration from Watertown to Columbus: 124 (#30 most common destination from Watertown)
- Net migration: 150 to Watertown
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#19. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 274
- Migration from Tampa to Columbus: 145 (#116 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 129 to Tampa
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#18. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 281
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Columbus: 188 (#85 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Net migration: 93 to Virginia Beach
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#17. Montgomery, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Montgomery in 2015-2019: 314
- Migration from Montgomery to Columbus: 247 (#15 most common destination from Montgomery)
- Net migration: 67 to Montgomery
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#16. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to El Paso in 2015-2019: 321
- Migration from El Paso to Columbus: 350 (#26 most common destination from El Paso)
- Net migration: 29 to Columbus

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

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 322
- Migration from Washington to Columbus: 207 (#153 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 115 to Washington
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#14. Columbia, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 323
- Migration from Columbia to Columbus: 543 (#9 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 220 to Columbus
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#13. Birmingham-Hoover, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Birmingham in 2015-2019: 331
- Migration from Birmingham to Columbus: 114 (#53 most common destination from Birmingham)
- Net migration: 217 to Birmingham
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#12. Rochester, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Rochester in 2015-2019: 358
- Migration from Rochester to Columbus: 17 (#154 most common destination from Rochester)
- Net migration: 341 to Rochester
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#11. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 413
- Migration from Killeen to Columbus: 526 (#14 most common destination from Killeen)
- Net migration: 113 to Columbus

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#10. Manhattan, KS Metro Area

- Migration to Manhattan in 2015-2019: 440
- Migration from Manhattan to Columbus: 128 (#31 most common destination from Manhattan)
- Net migration: 312 to Manhattan
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#9. Savannah, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Savannah in 2015-2019: 469
- Migration from Savannah to Columbus: 215 (#29 most common destination from Savannah)
- Net migration: 254 to Savannah
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#8. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 540
- Migration from Riverside to Columbus: 100 (#139 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 440 to Riverside
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#7. Clarksville, TN-KY Metro Area

- Migration to Clarksville in 2015-2019: 561
- Migration from Clarksville to Columbus: 475 (#8 most common destination from Clarksville)
- Net migration: 86 to Clarksville
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#6. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 671
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Columbus: 339 (#33 most common destination from Colorado Springs)
- Net migration: 332 to Colorado Springs

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

- Migration to Augusta in 2015-2019: 704
- Migration from Augusta to Columbus: 110 (#46 most common destination from Augusta)
- Net migration: 594 to Augusta
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#4. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 785
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Columbus: 522 (#20 most common destination from Urban Honolulu)
- Net migration: 263 to Urban Honolulu
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#3. Fayetteville, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 1,023
- Migration from Fayetteville to Columbus: 260 (#37 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 763 to Fayetteville
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#2. Auburn-Opelika, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Auburn in 2015-2019: 2,074
- Migration from Auburn to Columbus: 1,443 (#1 most common destination from Auburn)
- Net migration: 631 to Auburn
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#1. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 2,256
- Migration from Atlanta to Columbus: 3,097 (#12 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 841 to Columbus

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