Where people in Cook County, IL are moving to most

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September 20, 2022
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Where people in Cook County, IL are moving to most

To learn more about migration patterns in the U.S., Stacker compiled a list of where people in Cook County, Illinois are moving to the most using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Counties and county equivalents are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to the county from Cook County, IL between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#30. Porter County, Indiana

- Migration to Porter County, Indiana in 2015-2019: 1,163
- Migration from Porter County, Indiana to Cook County, Illinois: 369
- Net migration: 794 to Porter County, Indiana
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#29. Alameda County, California

- Migration to Alameda County, California in 2015-2019: 1,213
- Migration from Alameda County, California to Cook County, Illinois: 618
- Net migration: 595 to Alameda County, California
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#28. Denver County, Colorado

- Migration to Denver County, Colorado in 2015-2019: 1,239
- Migration from Denver County, Colorado to Cook County, Illinois: 378
- Net migration: 861 to Denver County, Colorado
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#27. Middlesex County, Massachusetts

- Migration to Middlesex County, Massachusetts in 2015-2019: 1,242
- Migration from Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Cook County, Illinois: 739
- Net migration: 503 to Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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#26. Jackson County, Illinois

- Migration to Jackson County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 1,276
- Migration from Jackson County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 252
- Net migration: 1,024 to Jackson County, Illinois
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#25. Washington, D.C.

- Migration to Washington, D.C. in 2015-2019: 1,354
- Migration from Washington, D.C. to Cook County, Illinois: 811
- Net migration: 543 to Washington, D.C.
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#24. Orange County, California

- Migration to Orange County, California in 2015-2019: 1,390
- Migration from Orange County, California to Cook County, Illinois: 520
- Net migration: 870 to Orange County, California
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#23. San Francisco County, California

- Migration to San Francisco County, California in 2015-2019: 1,406
- Migration from San Francisco County, California to Cook County, Illinois: 703
- Net migration: 703 to San Francisco County, California
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#22. Dallas County, Texas

- Migration to Dallas County, Texas in 2015-2019: 1,428
- Migration from Dallas County, Texas to Cook County, Illinois: 591
- Net migration: 837 to Dallas County, Texas
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#21. Clark County, Nevada

- Migration to Clark County, Nevada in 2015-2019: 1,433
- Migration from Clark County, Nevada to Cook County, Illinois: 470
- Net migration: 963 to Clark County, Nevada
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#20. New York County, New York

- Migration to New York County, New York in 2015-2019: 1,532
- Migration from New York County, New York to Cook County, Illinois: 1,464
- Net migration: 68 to New York County, New York
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#19. San Diego County, California

- Migration to San Diego County, California in 2015-2019: 1,657
- Migration from San Diego County, California to Cook County, Illinois: 689
- Net migration: 968 to San Diego County, California
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#18. Santa Clara County, California

- Migration to Santa Clara County, California in 2015-2019: 1,668
- Migration from Santa Clara County, California to Cook County, Illinois: 550
- Net migration: 1,118 to Santa Clara County, California
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#17. Dane County, Wisconsin

- Migration to Dane County, Wisconsin in 2015-2019: 1,685
- Migration from Dane County, Wisconsin to Cook County, Illinois: 1,071
- Net migration: 614 to Dane County, Wisconsin
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#16. Harris County, Texas

- Migration to Harris County, Texas in 2015-2019: 1,759
- Migration from Harris County, Texas to Cook County, Illinois: 824
- Net migration: 935 to Harris County, Texas
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#15. Hennepin County, Minnesota

- Migration to Hennepin County, Minnesota in 2015-2019: 1,767
- Migration from Hennepin County, Minnesota to Cook County, Illinois: 1,175
- Net migration: 592 to Hennepin County, Minnesota
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#14. McLean County, Illinois

- Migration to McLean County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 1,819
- Migration from McLean County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 895
- Net migration: 924 to McLean County, Illinois
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#13. Winnebago County, Illinois

- Migration to Winnebago County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 1,875
- Migration from Winnebago County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 762
- Net migration: 1,113 to Winnebago County, Illinois
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#12. King County, Washington

- Migration to King County, Washington in 2015-2019: 2,053
- Migration from King County, Washington to Cook County, Illinois: 973
- Net migration: 1,080 to King County, Washington
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#11. Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

- Migration to Milwaukee County, Wisconsin in 2015-2019: 2,478
- Migration from Milwaukee County, Wisconsin to Cook County, Illinois: 1,386
- Net migration: 1,092 to Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
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#10. DeKalb County, Illinois

- Migration to DeKalb County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 2,702
- Migration from DeKalb County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 698
- Net migration: 2,004 to DeKalb County, Illinois
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#9. McHenry County, Illinois

- Migration to McHenry County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 3,358
- Migration from McHenry County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 2,245
- Net migration: 1,113 to McHenry County, Illinois
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#8. Maricopa County, Arizona

- Migration to Maricopa County, Arizona in 2015-2019: 3,905
- Migration from Maricopa County, Arizona to Cook County, Illinois: 1,426
- Net migration: 2,479 to Maricopa County, Arizona
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#7. Los Angeles County, California

- Migration to Los Angeles County, California in 2015-2019: 4,061
- Migration from Los Angeles County, California to Cook County, Illinois: 2,505
- Net migration: 1,556 to Los Angeles County, California
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#6. Champaign County, Illinois

- Migration to Champaign County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 5,285
- Migration from Champaign County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 2,527
- Net migration: 2,758 to Champaign County, Illinois
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#5. Kane County, Illinois

- Migration to Kane County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 7,663
- Migration from Kane County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 4,920
- Net migration: 2,743 to Kane County, Illinois
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#4. Lake County, Indiana

- Migration to Lake County, Indiana in 2015-2019: 9,192
- Migration from Lake County, Indiana to Cook County, Illinois: 3,042
- Net migration: 6,150 to Lake County, Indiana
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#3. Lake County, Illinois

- Migration to Lake County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 10,971
- Migration from Lake County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 7,139
- Net migration: 3,832 to Lake County, Illinois
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#2. Will County, Illinois

- Migration to Will County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 12,511
- Migration from Will County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 7,192
- Net migration: 5,319 to Will County, Illinois
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#1. DuPage County, Illinois

- Migration to DuPage County, Illinois in 2015-2019: 19,259
- Migration from DuPage County, Illinois to Cook County, Illinois: 13,727
- Net migration: 5,532 to DuPage County, Illinois

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