Where people in Springfield, Illinois are moving to most

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July 18, 2022
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Where people in Springfield, Illinois are moving to most

Stacker compiled a list of where people in Springfield, 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 Springfield, Illinois between 2015 and 2019. Ties were broken by gross migration.

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#50. Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Des Moines in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Des Moines to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Des Moines
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#49. Dubuque, IA Metro Area

- Migration to Dubuque in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Dubuque to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 27 to Dubuque
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#48. Columbia, MO Metro Area

- Migration to Columbia in 2015-2019: 27
- Migration from Columbia to Springfield: 5 (#113 most common destination from Columbia)
- Net migration: 22 to Columbia
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#47. Morristown, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Morristown in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Morristown to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 28 to Morristown
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#46. Visalia, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Visalia in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Visalia to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 28 to Visalia

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#45. Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA Metro Area

- Migration to Omaha in 2015-2019: 28
- Migration from Omaha to Springfield: 7 (#173 most common destination from Omaha)
- Net migration: 21 to Omaha
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#44. Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area

- Migration to Virginia Beach in 2015-2019: 29
- Migration from Virginia Beach to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 29 to Virginia Beach
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#43. Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Tampa in 2015-2019: 32
- Migration from Tampa to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 32 to Tampa
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#42. Eugene-Springfield, OR Metro Area

- Migration to Eugene in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Eugene to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Eugene
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#41. Punta Gorda, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Punta Gorda in 2015-2019: 34
- Migration from Punta Gorda to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 34 to Punta Gorda

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#40. Cleveland-Elyria, OH Metro Area

- Migration to Cleveland in 2015-2019: 35
- Migration from Cleveland to Springfield: 21 (#182 most common destination from Cleveland)
- Net migration: 14 to Cleveland
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#39. Madison, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Madison in 2015-2019: 36
- Migration from Madison to Springfield: 95 (#56 most common destination from Madison)
- Net migration: 59 to Springfield
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#38. Rockford, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Rockford in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Rockford to Springfield: 165 (#11 most common destination from Rockford)
- Net migration: 125 to Springfield
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#37. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Cape Coral in 2015-2019: 40
- Migration from Cape Coral to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 40 to Cape Coral
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#36. Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Indianapolis in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Indianapolis to Springfield: 68 (#122 most common destination from Indianapolis)
- Net migration: 27 to Springfield

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#35. Terre Haute, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Terre Haute in 2015-2019: 41
- Migration from Terre Haute to Springfield: 23 (#37 most common destination from Terre Haute)
- Net migration: 18 to Terre Haute
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#34. Johnson City, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Johnson City in 2015-2019: 45
- Migration from Johnson City to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 45 to Johnson City
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#33. Killeen-Temple, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Killeen in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Killeen to Springfield: 117 (#54 most common destination from Killeen)
- Net migration: 70 to Springfield
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#32. Lafayette-West Lafayette, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Lafayette in 2015-2019: 47
- Migration from Lafayette to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 47 to Lafayette
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#31. Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Minneapolis in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Minneapolis to Springfield: 122 (#100 most common destination from Minneapolis)
- Net migration: 74 to Springfield

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#30. Kankakee, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Kankakee in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Kankakee to Springfield: 7 (#51 most common destination from Kankakee)
- Net migration: 41 to Kankakee
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#29. Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN Metro Area

- Migration to Nashville in 2015-2019: 48
- Migration from Nashville to Springfield: 24 (#203 most common destination from Nashville)
- Net migration: 24 to Nashville
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#28. Bakersfield, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Bakersfield in 2015-2019: 49
- Migration from Bakersfield to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 49 to Bakersfield
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#27. Mobile, AL Metro Area

- Migration to Mobile in 2015-2019: 51
- Migration from Mobile to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 51 to Mobile
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#26. Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metro Area

- Migration to Denver in 2015-2019: 52
- Migration from Denver to Springfield: 17 (#264 most common destination from Denver)
- Net migration: 35 to Denver

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#25. Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater, WA Metro Area

- Migration to Olympia in 2015-2019: 58
- Migration from Olympia to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 58 to Olympia
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#24. Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR Metro Area

- Migration to Fayetteville in 2015-2019: 61
- Migration from Fayetteville to Springfield: 28 (#89 most common destination from Fayetteville)
- Net migration: 33 to Fayetteville
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#23. Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area

- Migration to Louisville/Jefferson County in 2015-2019: 66
- Migration from Louisville/Jefferson County to Springfield: 16 (#172 most common destination from Louisville/Jefferson County)
- Net migration: 50 to Louisville/Jefferson County
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#22. San Diego-Chula Vista-Carlsbad, CA Metro Area

- Migration to San Diego in 2015-2019: 68
- Migration from San Diego to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 68 to San Diego
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#21. Tucson, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Tucson in 2015-2019: 71
- Migration from Tucson to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 71 to Tucson

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#20. Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA Metro Area

- Migration to Riverside in 2015-2019: 76
- Migration from Riverside to Springfield: 114 (#131 most common destination from Riverside)
- Net migration: 38 to Springfield
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#19. Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL Metro Area

- Migration to Davenport in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Davenport to Springfield: 237 (#12 most common destination from Davenport)
- Net migration: 156 to Springfield
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#18. Milwaukee-Waukesha, WI Metro Area

- Migration to Milwaukee in 2015-2019: 81
- Migration from Milwaukee to Springfield: 12 (#183 most common destination from Milwaukee)
- Net migration: 69 to Milwaukee
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#17. Austin-Round Rock-Georgetown, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Austin in 2015-2019: 90
- Migration from Austin to Springfield: 9 (#255 most common destination from Austin)
- Net migration: 81 to Austin
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#16. Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Lakeland in 2015-2019: 91
- Migration from Lakeland to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 91 to Lakeland

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#15. Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX Metro Area

- Migration to Dallas in 2015-2019: 112
- Migration from Dallas to Springfield: 89 (#192 most common destination from Dallas)
- Net migration: 23 to Dallas
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#14. Fort Wayne, IN Metro Area

- Migration to Fort Wayne in 2015-2019: 123
- Migration from Fort Wayne to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 123 to Fort Wayne
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#13. Kansas City, MO-KS Metro Area

- Migration to Kansas City in 2015-2019: 131
- Migration from Kansas City to Springfield: 19 (#206 most common destination from Kansas City)
- Net migration: 112 to Kansas City
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#12. Ocala, FL Metro Area

- Migration to Ocala in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from Ocala to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 136 to Ocala
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#11. Phoenix-Mesa-Chandler, AZ Metro Area

- Migration to Phoenix in 2015-2019: 136
- Migration from Phoenix to Springfield: 54 (#231 most common destination from Phoenix)
- Net migration: 82 to Phoenix

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

- Migration to New York in 2015-2019: 139
- Migration from New York to Springfield: 122 (#209 most common destination from New York)
- Net migration: 17 to New York
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#9. Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA Metro Area

- Migration to Atlanta in 2015-2019: 140
- Migration from Atlanta to Springfield: 7 (#325 most common destination from Atlanta)
- Net migration: 133 to Atlanta
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#8. Danville, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Danville in 2015-2019: 179
- Migration from Danville to Springfield: 0
- Net migration: 179 to Danville
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#7. Decatur, IL Metro Area

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

- Migration to Carbondale in 2015-2019: 249
- Migration from Carbondale to Springfield: 194 (#7 most common destination from Carbondale)
- Net migration: 55 to Carbondale

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#5. Champaign-Urbana, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Champaign in 2015-2019: 352
- Migration from Champaign to Springfield: 184 (#18 most common destination from Champaign)
- Net migration: 168 to Champaign
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#4. Bloomington, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Bloomington in 2015-2019: 429
- Migration from Bloomington to Springfield: 201 (#10 most common destination from Bloomington)
- Net migration: 228 to Bloomington
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#3. Peoria, IL Metro Area

- Migration to Peoria in 2015-2019: 430
- Migration from Peoria to Springfield: 598 (#4 most common destination from Peoria)
- Net migration: 168 to Springfield
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#2. Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metro Area

- Migration to Chicago in 2015-2019: 903
- Migration from Chicago to Springfield: 1,190 (#53 most common destination from Chicago)
- Net migration: 287 to Springfield
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#1. St. Louis, MO-IL Metro Area

- Migration to St. Louis in 2015-2019: 1,123
- Migration from St. Louis to Springfield: 863 (#16 most common destination from St. Louis)
- Net migration: 260 to St. Louis

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