Metros sending the most people to Peoria

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June 23, 2022
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Metros sending the most people to Peoria

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

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#50. Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Palm Bay in 2015-2019: 32 (#112 most common destination from Palm Bay)
- Migration from Peoria to Palm Bay: 38 (#76 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 6 to Palm Bay
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#49. Ames, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Ames in 2015-2019: 32 (#45 most common destination from Ames)
- Migration from Peoria to Ames: 131 (#26 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 99 to Ames
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#48. San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from San Antonio in 2015-2019: 32 (#203 most common destination from San Antonio)
- Migration from Peoria to San Antonio: 211 (#12 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 179 to San Antonio
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#47. Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Waterloo in 2015-2019: 33 (#30 most common destination from Waterloo)
- Migration from Peoria to Waterloo: 38 (#76 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 5 to Waterloo
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#46. Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Pensacola in 2015-2019: 33 (#125 most common destination from Pensacola)
- Migration from Peoria to Pensacola: 105 (#33 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 72 to Pensacola

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

- Migration to Peoria from Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 34 (#192 most common destination from Virginia Beach)
- Migration from Peoria to Virginia Beach: 95 (#40 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 61 to Virginia Beach
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#44. Fairbanks, AK Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Fairbanks in 2015-2019: 35 (#66 most common destination from Fairbanks)
- Migration from Peoria to Fairbanks: 0 (#170 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 35 to Peoria
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#43. Lincoln, NE Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Lincoln in 2015-2019: 36 (#54 most common destination from Lincoln)
- Migration from Peoria to Lincoln: 0 (#170 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 36 to Peoria
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#42. Billings, MT Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Billings in 2015-2019: 36 (#35 most common destination from Billings)
- Migration from Peoria to Billings: 62 (#55 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 26 to Billings
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#41. Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Portland in 2015-2019: 41 (#173 most common destination from Portland)
- Migration from Peoria to Portland: 43 (#70 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 2 to Portland

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#40. Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Deltona in 2015-2019: 42 (#83 most common destination from Deltona)
- Migration from Peoria to Deltona: 0 (#170 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 42 to Peoria
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#39. El Paso, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from El Paso in 2015-2019: 44 (#117 most common destination from El Paso)
- Migration from Peoria to El Paso: 22 (#104 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 22 to Peoria
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#38. Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Huntington in 2015-2019: 46 (#51 most common destination from Huntington)
- Migration from Peoria to Huntington: 5 (#145 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 41 to Peoria
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#37. Pittsburgh, PA Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Pittsburgh in 2015-2019: 46 (#163 most common destination from Pittsburgh)
- Migration from Peoria to Pittsburgh: 20 (#108 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 26 to Peoria
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#36. Columbus, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Columbus in 2015-2019: 47 (#141 most common destination from Columbus)
- Migration from Peoria to Columbus: 50 (#61 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 3 to Columbus

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

- Migration to Peoria from New York in 2015-2019: 48 (#270 most common destination from New York)
- Migration from Peoria to New York: 6 (#139 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 42 to Peoria
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#34. Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Washington in 2015-2019: 48 (#262 most common destination from Washington)
- Migration from Peoria to Washington: 122 (#28 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 74 to Washington
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#33. Springfield, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Springfield in 2015-2019: 50 (#52 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Peoria to Springfield: 32 (#85 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 18 to Peoria
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#32. Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Boston in 2015-2019: 51 (#175 most common destination from Boston)
- Migration from Peoria to Boston: 13 (#121 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 38 to Peoria
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#31. Grand Rapids-Kentwood, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Grand Rapids in 2015-2019: 53 (#79 most common destination from Grand Rapids)
- Migration from Peoria to Grand Rapids: 0 (#170 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 53 to Peoria

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#30. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Los Angeles in 2015-2019: 55 (#255 most common destination from Los Angeles)
- Migration from Peoria to Los Angeles: 48 (#63 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 7 to Peoria
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#29. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Tampa in 2015-2019: 55 (#189 most common destination from Tampa)
- Migration from Peoria to Tampa: 442 (#7 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 387 to Tampa
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#28. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Denver in 2015-2019: 60 (#185 most common destination from Denver)
- Migration from Peoria to Denver: 206 (#13 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 146 to Denver
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#27. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from San Diego in 2015-2019: 61 (#199 most common destination from San Diego)
- Migration from Peoria to San Diego: 66 (#53 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 5 to San Diego
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#26. Port St. Lucie, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Port St. Lucie in 2015-2019: 62 (#49 most common destination from Port St. Lucie)
- Migration from Peoria to Port St. Lucie: 73 (#47 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 11 to Port St. Lucie

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#25. Knoxville, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Knoxville in 2015-2019: 64 (#71 most common destination from Knoxville)
- Migration from Peoria to Knoxville: 0 (#170 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 64 to Peoria
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#24. Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Miami in 2015-2019: 64 (#191 most common destination from Miami)
- Migration from Peoria to Miami: 30 (#92 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 34 to Peoria
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#23. Danville, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Danville in 2015-2019: 65 (#9 most common destination from Danville)
- Migration from Peoria to Danville: 183 (#16 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 118 to Danville
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#22. Worcester, MA-CT Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Worcester in 2015-2019: 67 (#67 most common destination from Worcester)
- Migration from Peoria to Worcester: 0 (#170 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 67 to Peoria
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#21. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Nashville in 2015-2019: 73 (#117 most common destination from Nashville)
- Migration from Peoria to Nashville: 192 (#15 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 119 to Nashville

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#20. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 77 (#90 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Migration from Peoria to Milwaukee: 118 (#31 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 41 to Milwaukee
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#19. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Lakeland in 2015-2019: 79 (#62 most common destination from Lakeland)
- Migration from Peoria to Lakeland: 0 (#170 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 79 to Peoria
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#18. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 79 (#86 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Migration from Peoria to Louisville/Jefferson County: 8 (#133 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 71 to Peoria
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#17. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Rockford in 2015-2019: 81 (#24 most common destination from Rockford)
- Migration from Peoria to Rockford: 134 (#25 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 53 to Rockford
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#16. Cedar Rapids, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Cedar Rapids in 2015-2019: 88 (#17 most common destination from Cedar Rapids)
- Migration from Peoria to Cedar Rapids: 75 (#46 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 13 to Peoria

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

- Migration to Peoria from Seattle in 2015-2019: 94 (#165 most common destination from Seattle)
- Migration from Peoria to Seattle: 22 (#104 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 72 to Peoria
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#14. Kankakee, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Kankakee in 2015-2019: 113 (#9 most common destination from Kankakee)
- Migration from Peoria to Kankakee: 51 (#60 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 62 to Peoria
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#13. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Dallas in 2015-2019: 114 (#170 most common destination from Dallas)
- Migration from Peoria to Dallas: 119 (#30 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 5 to Dallas
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#12. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 124 (#86 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Migration from Peoria to Indianapolis: 592 (#5 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 468 to Indianapolis
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#11. Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Detroit in 2015-2019: 129 (#100 most common destination from Detroit)
- Migration from Peoria to Detroit: 144 (#21 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 15 to Detroit

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#10. Carbondale-Marion, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Carbondale in 2015-2019: 157 (#9 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Migration from Peoria to Carbondale: 143 (#22 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 14 to Peoria
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#9. Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Charleston in 2015-2019: 214 (#32 most common destination from Charleston)
- Migration from Peoria to Charleston: 129 (#27 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 85 to Peoria
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#8. Decatur, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Decatur in 2015-2019: 269 (#3 most common destination from Decatur)
- Migration from Peoria to Decatur: 172 (#17 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 97 to Peoria
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#7. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Phoenix in 2015-2019: 372 (#65 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Migration from Peoria to Phoenix: 247 (#9 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 125 to Peoria
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#6. Champaign-Urbana, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Champaign in 2015-2019: 412 (#2 most common destination from Champaign)
- Migration from Peoria to Champaign: 572 (#6 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 160 to Champaign

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#5. Springfield, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Springfield in 2015-2019: 430 (#3 most common destination from Springfield)
- Migration from Peoria to Springfield: 598 (#4 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 168 to Springfield
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#4. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from St. Louis in 2015-2019: 438 (#43 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Migration from Peoria to St. Louis: 792 (#3 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 354 to St. Louis
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#3. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Davenport in 2015-2019: 590 (#3 most common destination from Davenport)
- Migration from Peoria to Davenport: 406 (#8 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 184 to Peoria
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#2. Bloomington, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Bloomington in 2015-2019: 1,354 (#2 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Migration from Peoria to Bloomington: 1,131 (#2 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 223 to Peoria
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#1. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria from Chicago in 2015-2019: 2,055 (#37 most common destination from Chicago)
- Migration from Peoria to Chicago: 2,436 (#1 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 381 to Chicago

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