Metros sending the most people to Decatur, Illinois

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Decatur, Illinois

Stacker compiled a list of metros that are sending the most people to Decatur, IL Metro Area using data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Metros are ranked by the estimated number of people who moved to Decatur from the metro between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#41. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Nashville in 2015-2019: 11 (#239 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Decatur to Nashville: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 11 to Decatur
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#40. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 11 (#226 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Decatur to Pittsburgh: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 11 to Decatur
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#39. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Carbondale in 2015-2019: 11 (#75 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Migration from Decatur to Carbondale: 61 (#13 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 50 to Carbondale
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#38. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Denver in 2015-2019: 12 (#284 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Decatur to Denver: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 12 to Decatur
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#37. Lincoln, NE Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Lincoln in 2015-2019: 12 (#101 most common destination from Lincoln)
- Migration from Decatur to Lincoln: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 12 to Decatur

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#36. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Rockford in 2015-2019: 12 (#103 most common destination from Rockford)
- Migration from Decatur to Rockford: 19 (#27 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 7 to Rockford
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#35. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Lafayette in 2015-2019: 14 (#90 most common destination from Lafayette)
- Migration from Decatur to Lafayette: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 14 to Decatur
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#34. Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Philadelphia in 2015-2019: 14 (#272 most common destination from Philadelphia)
- Migration from Decatur to Philadelphia: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 14 to Decatur
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#33. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Tampa in 2015-2019: 15 (#280 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Decatur to Tampa: 30 (#17 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 15 to Tampa
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#32. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Des Moines in 2015-2019: 16 (#110 most common destination from Des Moines)
- Migration from Decatur to Des Moines: 3 (#55 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 13 to Decatur

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#31. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Terre Haute in 2015-2019: 16 (#48 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Migration from Decatur to Terre Haute: 28 (#20 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 12 to Terre Haute
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#30. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Atlanta in 2015-2019: 18 (#294 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Migration from Decatur to Atlanta: 8 (#47 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 10 to Decatur
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#29. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Miami in 2015-2019: 19 (#270 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Decatur to Miami: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 19 to Decatur
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#28. Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Harrisburg in 2015-2019: 21 (#112 most common destination from Harrisburg)
- Migration from Decatur to Harrisburg: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 21 to Decatur
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#27. Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Seattle in 2015-2019: 22 (#252 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Decatur to Seattle: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 22 to Decatur

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#26. Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Raleigh in 2015-2019: 25 (#156 most common destination from Raleigh)
- Migration from Decatur to Raleigh: 6 (#52 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 19 to Decatur
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#25. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Columbus in 2015-2019: 27 (#180 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Decatur to Columbus: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 27 to Decatur
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#24. Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Cedar Rapids in 2015-2019: 28 (#45 most common destination from Cedar Rapids)
- Migration from Decatur to Cedar Rapids: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 28 to Decatur
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#23. Fargo, ND-MN Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Fargo in 2015-2019: 28 (#52 most common destination from Fargo)
- Migration from Decatur to Fargo: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 28 to Decatur
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#22. Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Crestview in 2015-2019: 32 (#92 most common destination from Crestview)
- Migration from Decatur to Crestview: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 32 to Decatur

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#21. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 35 (#100 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Decatur to Lakeland: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 35 to Decatur
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#20. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 35 (#197 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Decatur to San Antonio: 2 (#57 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 33 to Decatur
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#19. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Davenport in 2015-2019: 35 (#60 most common destination from Davenport)
- Migration from Decatur to Davenport: 94 (#9 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 59 to Davenport
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#18. Baton Rouge, LA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Baton Rouge in 2015-2019: 37 (#73 most common destination from Baton Rouge)
- Migration from Decatur to Baton Rouge: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 37 to Decatur
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#17. Cape Girardeau, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Cape Girardeau in 2015-2019: 38 (#17 most common destination from Cape Girardeau)
- Migration from Decatur to Cape Girardeau: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 38 to Decatur

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#16. Homosassa Springs, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Homosassa Springs in 2015-2019: 38 (#36 most common destination from Homosassa Springs)
- Migration from Decatur to Homosassa Springs: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 38 to Decatur
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#15. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Kansas City in 2015-2019: 41 (#160 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Migration from Decatur to Kansas City: 13 (#39 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 28 to Decatur
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#14. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from San Diego in 2015-2019: 43 (#227 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Decatur to San Diego: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 43 to Decatur
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#13. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 44 (#275 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Decatur to Los Angeles: 25 (#22 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 19 to Decatur
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#12. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 48 (#238 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Decatur to Phoenix: 8 (#47 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 40 to Decatur

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

- Migration to Decatur from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 60 (#133 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Decatur to Indianapolis: 282 (#2 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 222 to Indianapolis
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#10. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Riverside in 2015-2019: 68 (#165 most common destination from Riverside)
- Migration from Decatur to Riverside: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 68 to Decatur
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#9. Danville, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Danville in 2015-2019: 102 (#6 most common destination from Danville)
- Migration from Decatur to Danville: 8 (#47 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 94 to Decatur
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#8. The Villages, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from The Villages in 2015-2019: 108 (#13 most common destination from The Villages)
- Migration from Decatur to The Villages: 0 (#76 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 108 to Decatur
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#7. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 163 (#93 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Decatur to St. Louis: 460 (#1 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 297 to St. Louis

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#6. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Peoria in 2015-2019: 172 (#17 most common destination from Peoria)
- Migration from Decatur to Peoria: 269 (#3 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 97 to Peoria
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#5. Springfield, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Springfield in 2015-2019: 199 (#7 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Decatur to Springfield: 171 (#7 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 28 to Decatur
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#4. Champaign-Urbana, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Champaign in 2015-2019: 221 (#13 most common destination from Champaign)
- Migration from Decatur to Champaign: 216 (#5 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 5 to Decatur
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#3. Bloomington, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Bloomington in 2015-2019: 235 (#8 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Migration from Decatur to Bloomington: 252 (#4 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 17 to Bloomington
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#2. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 242 (#43 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Decatur to Milwaukee: 6 (#52 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 236 to Decatur

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#1. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Decatur from Chicago in 2015-2019: 587 (#92 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Decatur to Chicago: 182 (#6 most common destination from Decatur)
- Net migration: 405 to Decatur

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