Where people in Champaign are moving to most

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

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Champaign-Urbana, IL 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 Champaign between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Port St. Lucie to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 49 to Port St. Lucie
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#49. Greenville-Anderson, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Greenville in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Greenville to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 51 to Greenville
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#48. Reno, NV Metro Area

- Migration to Reno in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Reno to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 51 to Reno
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#47. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Columbus in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Columbus to Champaign: 66 (#117 most common destination from Columbus)
- Net migration: 13 to Champaign
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#46. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Detroit in 2015-2019: 53
- Migration from Detroit to Champaign: 284 (#62 most common destination from Detroit)
- Net migration: 231 to Champaign

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#45. Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Cincinnati in 2015-2019: 54
- Migration from Cincinnati to Champaign: 16 (#202 most common destination from Cincinnati)
- Net migration: 38 to Cincinnati
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#44. North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL Metro Area

- Migration to North Port in 2015-2019: 56
- Migration from North Port to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 56 to North Port
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#43. Providence-Warwick, RI-MA Metro Area

- Migration to Providence in 2015-2019: 57
- Migration from Providence to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 57 to Providence
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#42. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Davenport in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Davenport to Champaign: 117 (#19 most common destination from Davenport)
- Net migration: 56 to Champaign
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#41. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 63
- Migration from Philadelphia to Champaign: 37 (#218 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Net migration: 26 to Philadelphia

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#40. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 67
- Migration from Milwaukee to Champaign: 67 (#97 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Net migration: 0 to Champaign
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#39. Greensboro-High Point, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Greensboro in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from Greensboro to Champaign: 15 (#119 most common destination from Greensboro)
- Net migration: 53 to Greensboro
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#38. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 69
- Migration from Riverside to Champaign: 18 (#246 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 51 to Riverside
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#37. Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Beaumont in 2015-2019: 75
- Migration from Beaumont to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 75 to Beaumont
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#36. Ann Arbor, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Ann Arbor in 2015-2019: 77
- Migration from Ann Arbor to Champaign: 43 (#73 most common destination from Ann Arbor)
- Net migration: 34 to Ann Arbor

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#35. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Rockford in 2015-2019: 78
- Migration from Rockford to Champaign: 252 (#7 most common destination from Rockford)
- Net migration: 174 to Champaign
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#34. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 83
- Migration from Dallas to Champaign: 124 (#166 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 41 to Champaign
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#33. Ithaca, NY Metro Area

- Migration to Ithaca in 2015-2019: 83
- Migration from Ithaca to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 83 to Ithaca
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#32. Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Durham in 2015-2019: 104
- Migration from Durham to Champaign: 16 (#140 most common destination from Durham)
- Net migration: 88 to Durham
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#31. Tyler, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Tyler in 2015-2019: 119
- Migration from Tyler to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 119 to Tyler

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#30. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 124
- Migration from Indianapolis to Champaign: 165 (#70 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 41 to Champaign
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#29. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 125
- Migration from Nashville to Champaign: 222 (#55 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 97 to Champaign
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#28. Flagstaff, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Flagstaff in 2015-2019: 126
- Migration from Flagstaff to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 126 to Flagstaff
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#27. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 130
- Migration from Kansas City to Champaign: 8 (#242 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 122 to Kansas City
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#26. Colorado Springs, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Colorado Springs in 2015-2019: 134
- Migration from Colorado Springs to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 134 to Colorado Springs

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#25. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2015-2019: 138
- Migration from Lafayette to Champaign: 18 (#79 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Net migration: 120 to Lafayette
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#24. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Washington in 2015-2019: 143
- Migration from Washington to Champaign: 175 (#169 most common destination from Washington)
- Net migration: 32 to Champaign
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#23. Iowa City, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Iowa City in 2015-2019: 144
- Migration from Iowa City to Champaign: 84 (#32 most common destination from Iowa City)
- Net migration: 60 to Iowa City
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#22. New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA Metro Area

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 158
- Migration from New York to Champaign: 346 (#147 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 188 to Champaign
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#21. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Madison in 2015-2019: 164
- Migration from Madison to Champaign: 99 (#53 most common destination from Madison)
- Net migration: 65 to Madison

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

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 181
- Migration from San Diego to Champaign: 47 (#218 most common destination from San Diego)
- Net migration: 134 to San Diego
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#19. San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Jose in 2015-2019: 183
- Migration from San Jose to Champaign: 190 (#58 most common destination from San Jose)
- Net migration: 7 to Champaign
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#18. Springfield, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Springfield in 2015-2019: 184
- Migration from Springfield to Champaign: 352 (#5 most common destination from Springfield)
- Net migration: 168 to Champaign
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#17. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Carbondale in 2015-2019: 196
- Migration from Carbondale to Champaign: 87 (#16 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Net migration: 109 to Carbondale
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#16. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 197
- Migration from Minneapolis to Champaign: 102 (#117 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 95 to Minneapolis

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#15. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Boston in 2015-2019: 201
- Migration from Boston to Champaign: 175 (#97 most common destination from Boston)
- Net migration: 26 to Boston
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#14. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 208
- Migration from Tampa to Champaign: 19 (#266 most common destination from Tampa)
- Net migration: 189 to Tampa
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#13. Decatur, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur in 2015-2019: 221
- Migration from Decatur to Champaign: 216 (#5 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 5 to Decatur
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#12. Danville, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Danville in 2015-2019: 225
- Migration from Danville to Champaign: 479 (#2 most common destination from Danville)
- Net migration: 254 to Champaign
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#11. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Seattle in 2015-2019: 228
- Migration from Seattle to Champaign: 113 (#145 most common destination from Seattle)
- Net migration: 115 to Seattle

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#10. Urban Honolulu, HI Metro Area

- Migration to Urban Honolulu in 2015-2019: 234
- Migration from Urban Honolulu to Champaign: 0
- Net migration: 234 to Urban Honolulu
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#9. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 234
- Migration from Tucson to Champaign: 42 (#134 most common destination from Tucson)
- Net migration: 192 to Tucson
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#8. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 260
- Migration from Phoenix to Champaign: 77 (#202 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 183 to Phoenix
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#7. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 269
- Migration from Los Angeles to Champaign: 126 (#190 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Net migration: 143 to Los Angeles
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#6. San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Francisco in 2015-2019: 337
- Migration from San Francisco to Champaign: 142 (#116 most common destination from San Francisco)
- Net migration: 195 to San Francisco

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

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 354
- Migration from Austin to Champaign: 76 (#124 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 278 to Austin
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#4. Bloomington, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Bloomington in 2015-2019: 361
- Migration from Bloomington to Champaign: 415 (#4 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Net migration: 54 to Champaign
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#3. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 395
- Migration from St. Louis to Champaign: 379 (#47 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 16 to St. Louis
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#2. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria in 2015-2019: 412
- Migration from Peoria to Champaign: 572 (#6 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 160 to Champaign
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#1. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 3,586
- Migration from Chicago to Champaign: 9,925 (#1 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 6,339 to Champaign

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